This Tuesday, the 2023 Departmental Competitiveness Index was presented. This is an input that measures the local and departmental competitive state and has been running since 2013.
The report was prepared by the Universidad del Rosario and the Private Competitiveness Council (CPC), who highlighted that This year’s results include the management of outstanding regional governments, thus setting out a basis for incoming administrations.
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«This is about accompanying the efforts that are made from all regions of Colombia for higher levels of competitiveness, to close gaps, and to continue on the unavoidable path of progress, it is really the effort to improve people’s living conditions», highlighted Ana Fernanda Maiguashca, president of the Private Competitiveness Council.
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This is how the top 10 competitiveness remained
The report measures the management and competitive performance of the capital and 32 departments of the country in different areas and for this year the Ranking was led by the city of Bogotá, with a score of 8.47 out of 10; followed by Antioquia, which reduced its score by 0.1 points compared to the previous year and was left with 6.72; In third place is Atlántico, with 6.31; in fourth Risaralda that remained with 6.22; and finally in the fifth Valle del Cauca that reduced its general balance by 0.1, leaving with a score of 6.11.
To complete the top ten most competitive, the sixth position was occupied by Santander, with a score of 5.99, followed by Caldas, with 5.87; Quindío, with 5.73; Cundinamarca with 5.70; and Boyaca with 5.48.
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On the other hand, the last positions of the measurement are occupied by Chocó in position 29 and with a score of 3.08; Amazonas in 30 and with 2.96; Vaupés at 31 and with 2.85; Guainía in 32 and with 2.60; and, finally, Vichada in last place with a score of 1.78.
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