Logistics performance index: Frequency with which shipments reach consignee within scheduled or expected time (1=low to 5=high)
Definition: Logistics professionals' perception of how often the shipments to assessed country reach the consignee within the scheduled or expected delivery time, on a rating ranging from 1 (hardly ever) to 5 (nearly always). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
Description: The map below shows how Logistics performance index: Frequency with which shipments reach consignee within scheduled or expected time (1=low to 5=high) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Luxembourg, with a value of 4.58. The country with the lowest value in the world is Somalia, with a value of 1.38.
Source: World Bank and Turku School of Economics, Logistic Performance Index Surveys. Data are available online at : http://www.worldbank.org/lpi. Summary results are published in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy, The Logistics Performance Index and Its Indicators report.