The Global Competitiveness Index 2017–2018 stated that Croatia is ranked 74th among 140 countries, BiH is on 103rd place, Serbia 78th, and Slovenia 48th.
Neighboring Italy, as well as Greece, which occupy 135th and 134th place, cannot be proud of its public sector.
Some of the countries with the most efficient public sector are Switzerland, the USA, Sweden, UK, Japan and Finland.
Germany is on 5thplace, the Netherlands on 4th, and Norway on 11th.
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The Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018 presents a framework and a corresponding set of indicators in three principal categories (subindexes) and twelve policy domains (pillars) for 137 economies.