Sweden tops Berners-Lee's web index

Report scores countries on seven categories including infrastructure, regulation and censorship and overall web use.

The World Wide Web Foundation, established by Tim Berners-Lee, has compiled an index evaluating the social and political impact of the web in 61 countries around the world.  The index explored barriers to web access including high broadband costs and censorship.

The entire top ten:

  • Sweden
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Canada
  • Finland
  • Switzerland
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • Norway
  • Ireland

Countries at the bottom of the list include Zimbabwe, Nepal and Ethiopia.

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