Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: Asia


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AsiaAsian cities ranking 2018 & city classification from 11th annual Innovation Cities™ Index by 2thinknow city ranking for Japan, Australia, NZ, China, India, Korea and Asia-Pacific.

2thinknow city ranking for innovation since 2007.

Part of the world’s largest global city ranking, the Innovation Cities™ Index, with 500 benchmark cities classified and ranked globally, featuring 108 cities in Asia region (12 Japan, 17 Australia & NZ, 44 China, 13 India and 22 Korea and Asia Pacific Other) this year.

FAQ

This city rankings includes tech, smart, startups and other aspects of a good city to live,  work and play based on economic opportunity for innovators. The Innovation Cities™ Indexes measure each cities potential as an innovation economy at the current time, since 2007.

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162 City Indicators

Based on 162 standard indicators with underlying Data Points from 2thinknow's awesome City Benchmarking Data set - all available to order for single cities or sets of cities. If you want more background information, order the Innovation Cities™ Analysis Report (info, order)

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Data on 1 City

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Data Comparing Cities

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Index Resources

All 2018 Indexes: Top 100GlobalAmericas | EuropeAsiaEmerging > Download Excel + Newsletter

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RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
11TokyoJapanTokyoASIAJAPAN1 NEXUS561361
26SingaporeSingaporeSingaporeASIAASIA PAC1 NEXUS541240
310SydneyAustraliaNSWASIAANZ1 NEXUS531300
412SeoulSouth KoreaSeoulASIAASIA PAC1 NEXUS521218
516MelbourneAustraliaVICASIAANZ1 NEXUS51811
627Hong KongChinaHong KongASIACHINA1 NEXUS48522
735ShanghaiChinaShanghaiASIACHINA1 NEXUS471227
837BeijingChinaBeijingASIACHINA1 NEXUS47125
945OsakaJapanOsaka (excludes Kobe)ASIAJAPAN1 NEXUS452112
1054BrisbaneAustraliaQLDASIAANZ2 HUB44186
1155ShenzhenChinaGuangdongASIACHINA2 HUB441230
1260TaipeiTaiwanTaiwanASIACHINA2 HUB441313
1364KyotoJapanKyotoASIAJAPAN2 HUB44700
1468BusanSouth KoreaASIAASIA PAC2 HUB431553
1592MumbaiIndiaMaharashtraASIAINDIA2 HUB42862
1696AucklandNew ZealandGreater AucklandASIAANZ2 HUB4281
1799Kuala LumpurMalaysiaKuala LumpurASIAASIA PAC2 HUB42689
18100WellingtonNew ZealandWellingtonASIAANZ2 HUB421473
19105PerthAustraliaWAASIAANZ2 HUB421020
20106BangkokThailandBangkokASIAASIA PAC2 HUB42101
21113GuangzhouChinaGuangdongASIACHINA2 HUB41468
22120NagoyaJapanAichiASIAJAPAN2 HUB41877
23127FukuokaJapan Fukuoka PrefectureASIAJAPAN2 HUB41423
24139BangaloreIndiaKarnatakaASIAINDIA2 HUB40100
25143YokohamaJapanKanagawaASIAJAPAN2 HUB401508
26144IncheonSouth KoreaASIAASIA PAC2 HUB401550
27145SapporoJapanHokkaidoASIAJAPAN2 HUB401546
28152CanberraAustraliaACTASIAANZ2 HUB40219
29160DaeguSouth KoreaNorth GyeongsangASIAASIA PAC2 HUB401552
30163AdelaideAustraliaSAASIAANZ2 HUB4013
31177JakartaIndonesiaJakartaASIAASIA PAC3 NODE39582
32189DaejeonSouth KoreaChungnamASIAASIA PAC3 NODE391613
33198Gold CoastAustraliaQLDASIAANZ3 NODE391533
34199DelhiIndiaDelhiASIAINDIA3 NODE39332
35200ChristchurchNew ZealandSouth islandASIAANZ3 NODE39273
36220SuzhouChinaJiangsuASIACHINA3 NODE391297
37227NagasakiJapanNagasakiASIAJAPAN3 NODE38876
38229UlsanSouth KoreaASIAASIA PAC3 NODE381551
39241NanjingChinaJiangsuASIACHINA3 NODE38883
40252ChennaiIndiaTamil NaduASIAINDIA3 NODE38255
41256TianjinChinaTianjinASIACHINA3 NODE381349
42259ChengduChinaSichuanASIACHINA3 NODE37254
43260HiroshimaJapanHiroshima Prefecture,ASIAJAPAN3 NODE37514
44262WollongongAustraliaNSWASIAANZ3 NODE371555
45264HobartAustraliaTASASIAANZ3 NODE37518
46281ChongqingChinaChongqingASIACHINA3 NODE37272
47285XiamenChinaFujianASIACHINA3 NODE371493
48287ManilaPhilippinesManilaASIAASIA PAC3 NODE37783
49299HangzhouChinaZhejiangASIACHINA3 NODE36488
50302WuhanChinaHubeiASIACHINA3 NODE361488
51304NingboChinaZhejiangASIACHINA3 NODE361683
52308MacauChinaMacauASIACHINA3 NODE36760
53309NewcastleAustraliaNSWASIAANZ3 NODE361531
54310DongguanChinaGuangdongASIACHINA3 NODE36347
55313KagoshimaJapanASIAJAPAN3 NODE36600
56315DalianChinaLiaoningASIACHINA3 NODE36324
57316HyderabadIndiaAndhra PradeshASIAINDIA3 NODE36531
58321KaohsiungTaiwanTaiwanASIACHINA3 NODE361610
59325Ho Chi Minh CityVietnamSouth VietnamASIAASIA PAC3 NODE35517
60326GeelongAustraliaVICASIAANZ3 NODE351530
61327ColomboSri LankaASIAASIA PAC3 NODE35292
62331SuwonSouth KoreaGyeonggi-doASIAASIA PAC3 NODE351614
63334Xi'anChinaShaanxiASIACHINA3 NODE351494
64337QingdaoChinaShandongASIACHINA3 NODE351078
65344FuzhouChinaFujianASIACHINA3 NODE351693
66345AhmedabadIndiaGujaratASIAINDIA3 NODE3517
67346PuneIndiaMaharashtraASIAINDIA3 NODE351076
68347WuxiChinaJiangsuASIACHINA3 NODE351490
69348ZhuhaiChinaGuangdongASIACHINA3 NODE351524
70349KawasakiJapanASIAJAPAN3 NODE35632
71351WenzhouChinaZhejiangASIACHINA3 NODE351676
72354BallaratAustraliaVICASIAANZ3 NODE341528
73356BendigoAustraliaVICASIAANZ3 NODE341529
74360QueenstownNew ZealandOtagoASIAANZ3 NODE341541
75362Petaling JayaMalaysiaSelangorASIAASIA PAC3 NODE341615
76365QuanzhouChinaFujianASIACHINA3 NODE341675
77370TainanTaiwanTaiwanASIACHINA3 NODE341312
78372NanningChinaGuangxiASIACHINA3 NODE341690
79373ShenyangChinaLiaoning ASIACHINA3 NODE341554
80374KunmingChinaYunnanASIACHINA3 NODE341682
81378HanoiVietnamHanoiASIAASIA PAC3 NODE33490
82383KolkataIndiaWest BengalASIAINDIA3 NODE33670
83384YangzhouChinaJiangsuASIACHINA3 NODE331750
84386JinanChinaShandongASIACHINA3 NODE331677
85388Changchun, JilinChinaJilinASIACHINA3 NODE331608
86390NanchangChinaJiangxiASIACHINA3 NODE331678
87391NantongChinaJiangsuASIACHINA3 NODE331689
88392TaiyuanChinaShanxiASIACHINA3 NODE331680
89393JaipurIndiaRajasthanASIAINDIA3 NODE33581
90394FoshanChinaGuangdongASIACHINA3 NODE33406
91395ZhengzhouChinaHenanASIACHINA3 NODE331611
92396HarbinChinaHeilongjiangASIACHINA3 NODE33492
93398TaichungTaiwanTaiwanASIACHINA3 NODE332086
94403FujiJapanASIAJAPAN3 NODE32416
95411HefeiChinaAnhuiASIACHINA3 NODE321685
96412ZhongshanChinaGuangdongASIACHINA3 NODE322073
97417Yantai-WeihaiChinaShandongASIACHINA3 NODE321609
98424SuratIndiaGujaratASIAINDIA3 NODE311294
99429YangonBurmaYangon RegionASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART301501
100431ChittagongBangladeshChittagongASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART301607
101438BandungIndonesiaWest JavaASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART301612
102442LucknowIndiaUttar PradeshASIAINDIA4 UPSTART30749
103447DhakaBangladeshDhaka DivisionASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART29338
104448KanpurIndiaUttar PradeshASIAINDIA4 UPSTART29613
105449ShantouChinaGuangdongASIACHINA4 UPSTART291674
106452MaduraiIndiaTamil NaduASIAINDIA4 UPSTART291545
107472Phnom Penh, CamCambodiaPhnom PenhASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART271028
108480UlaanbaatarMongoliaASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART251407

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