Celebrating the leading Smart City Governments in the world

 

Smart City innovations offer mayors across the world a promising new way of engaging citizens and increasing quality of life. To offer city leaders guidance on assessing the readiness of their governments to develop, facilitate, or track their smart city initiatives, Eden Strategy Institute and ONG&ONG (OXD) developed this independent ranking of the Top 50 Smart City Governments, selected from over 140 cities globally. 

 

 

Introduction

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methodology

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2018/19 Top 50 Smart City Government Rankings

Ranking City Total Score Vision Leadership Budget Financial Incentives Support Programmes Talent-Readiness People Centricity Innovation Ecosystem Smart Policies Track Record
1 London 33.5 3.1 4 3 4 3 3.1 3 4.1 3.1 3.1
2 Singapore 32.3 3 4 3 4.1 3 3.1 2 3.1 4 3
3 Seoul 31.4 3.1 3 3 2.2 3 3 4.1 3 3 4
4 New York 31.3 3 3 3 3.1 3 3.1 3 4 2 4.1
5 Helsinki 31.2 3 2 4 3.1 3 4 3 3.1 2 4
6 Montreal 30.1 3.1 3 3 4 3 2 3 3 3 3
7 Boston 29.6 3 3 3 2.1 3 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1
8 Melbourne 29.5 3 3 3 2.1 3.1 3.1 4 3.2 2 3
9 Barcelona 29.4 3 3 3 2.1 2 3.1 3 3.1 3.1 4
10 Shanghai 29.2 3 3 4 3.1 3 2 2 3 2.1 4
11 San Francisco 29.1 4 2 3 2 3 3 3 4 3.1 2
12 Vienna 28.5 4 3 3 2 3.1 2.1 3.1 2.1 2.1 4
13 Amsterdam 28.4 3 3 3 4 1 2.1 2.1 3.1 4 3.1
14 Shenzhen 28.3 3 3 4.1 3 1 3 2 3.1 3 3.1
15 Stockholm 27.7 4.1 3 3 2.1 2 2.1 3.1 3.1 2.1 3.1
16 Taipei 27.6 3.1 3 3 2.1 2.1 2.1 3 3.1 3 3.1
17 Chicago 27.4 3.1 3 3 2.1 1 3.1 3 3 2 4.1
18 Seattle 27.3 4.1 2 3 3 2.1 3 2 3.1 2 3
18 Hong Kong 27.3 3.1 3 3 4 2.1 3 2 3 1.1 3
20 Charlotte 27.2 3 3 3 2 2 2.1 3 3 3 3.1
21 Vancouver 27.1 3 3 3 2 2 3 3.1 3 2 3
21 Washington, DC 27.1 4 3 3 2.1 2 2 2 3 4 2
23 New Delhi 27.0 3 3 3 2 2 4 3 2 2 3
24 Copenhagen 26.6 3 3.1 3 2 2 2 3.2 3.2 2 3.1
25 Columbus 26.4 4.1 3 4 3.1 3 1 2.1 3.1 1 2
26 Los Angeles 26.3 3 3 3 2 2.1 3 3.1 3 2.1 2
27 Surat 26.2 3 3 3 3 2 2.1 3.1 2 2 3
28 Tokyo 26.0 4 3 3 2 2 1 2 3 3 3
29 Berlin 25.8 3 4 2 2 2.1 1 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.2
30 Beijing 25.5 3 3 3 3.2 1 3.1 2 3.1 2 2.1
31 Sydney 25.4 3 2 2 2 2.1 3 3.1 3.1 2.1 3
32 Ahmedabad 25.3 3 3 3 3.1 2 2.1 2.1 3 2 2
32 Bhubaneswar 25.3 3 3 3 2 2.1 2 3.1 2 2 3.1
34 Jaipur 25.2 3 3 3 2.1 2 2.1 3 3 2 2
35 Atlanta 25.1 3 2.1 3 3 3 2 1 3 2 3
36 Pune 25.0 3 3 3 2 2 2 4 2 2 2
37 Wellington 24.4 3 3 3 1 2.1 2 3 2.1 2 3.2
38 Kansas City 24.3 4 2 4 1 2.1 1 3 2.1 2.1 3
39 Toronto 24.2 2 3 3 2.1 2 2 2.1 3 2 3
40 Dubai 24.0 3 3 3 2 2 3 1 2 2 3
41 Dublin 23.6 3 4 2 3 2 1 2.1 2.3 2.1 2.1
42 Tel Aviv 23.3 3 1 3 2.1 2 2.1 2 4 2.1 2
43 Philadelphia 23.1 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 3 2.1 2
44 Reykjavik 22.8 2 3 2 2.1 2.1 1 4.1 2.3 2 2.2
45 Lyon 22.6 3 3 3 2.2 2 2.1 2 1 1 3.3
46 Paris 22.4 3 2 3 2 2 2 2.1 2.1 2.2 2
47 Jakarta 22.2 3 3 3 2 2 1 2 2.1 2 2.1
48 Rio de Janeiro 21.2 2 1 2 2 2 2.1 3 2 2.1 3
49 Phuket 21.1 3 2 3 2.1 2 2 1 2 2 2
50 Kigali 20.0 2 1 2 2 2 3 2 3 1 2