Global Knowledge Index 2017 - Scorecard

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SECTORAL INDICES

Rank Value

General Enabling Environment

Rank
Value
Rank Value Rank Value
Bhutan Rank Value
Pre-University Education 65 57.1
KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL 45 60.9
Enrolment 86 39.4
Gross enrolment ratio, primary (%) 115 30.1
Gross enrolment ratio, upper secondary (%) 83 32.5
Out-of-school children (%) 28 55.6
Completion 23 82.5
Gross graduation ratio, primary (%) 5 89.2
Gross graduation ratio, upper secondary (%) N/A N/A
Survival rate, last grade of lower secondary (%) 86 75.8
Outcomes N/A N/A
Assessment of 15-year-old students N/A N/A
Assessment of 8th Grade students N/A N/A
EDUCATIONAL ENABLING ENVIRONMENT 96 51.3
Expenditure on Education 13 64.8
Government expenditure, primary (% of GDP) 15 48.0
Government expenditure, secondary (% of GDP) 3 85.2
Expenditure on educational institutions, all levels (%) 90 61.2
Early Childhood Education (ECE) 104 16.5
Gross enrolment ratio, ECE (%) 96 16.5
Grade 1 entrants with ECE (%) N/A N/A
School Environment 77 77.1
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary (HC) 107 51.3
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary (HC) 60 78.0
Trained teachers, primary (%) 1 100.0
Trained teachers, secondary (%) 36 79.1
Bhutan Rank Value
Technical Vocational Education and Training 103 46.2
FORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 89 45.1
Continuous Training 90 43.2
Extent of staff training 52 51.9
Availability of specialized training services 98 47.8
Firms offering formal training (%) 59 29.8
Educational Structure 84 46.4
Expenditure on non-tertiary vocational education 0 66.0
Enrolment in vocational programmes, secondary (%) 113 3.0
Enrolment in vocational programmes, post-secondary non-tertiary (%) 1 100.0
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary vocational (HC) 33 82.7
FEATURES OF THE LABOR MARKET 111 47.7
Qualifications of the Human Capital 98 41.1
Poor work ethic in the labour force 124 44.7
Availability of skilled employees 113 37.5
Technicians per thousand labour force (HC) N/A N/A
Structure of the Labor Market 83 63.0
Restrictive labour regulations 110 48.4
Labour freedom 17 77.6
Bhutan Rank Value
Higher Education 89 33.2
HIGHER EDUCATION INPUTS 31 49.6
Expenditure 73 19.4
Government expenditure, tertiary (% of GDP) 94 18.1
Government expenditure per student, tertiary (constant PPP$) 40 20.8
Enrolment 40 41.5
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 6 (%) 35 70.5
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 7 (%) 86 12.5
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 8 (%) N/A N/A
Human Resources 4 91.8
Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary (HC) 9 91.8
Researchers in Higher education (%) N/A N/A
HIGHER EDUCATION OUTPUTS AND QUALITY 107 21.3
Graduation 46 41.8
Graduates, ISCED 6 (%) 55 41.0
Graduates, ISCED 7 (%) 13 42.6
Graduates, ISCED 8 (%) N/A N/A
Employment After Graduation 116 18.9
Labour force with advanced education (%) 103 7.6
Unemployment with advanced education (%) 111 30.1
Quality of Universities 104 18.3
University-industry collaboration in R&D 88 36.6
Number of globally-ranked universities 82 0.0
Competency of Students 119 0.0
Enrolment in globally ranked-universities (% of tertiary students) 82 0.0
Inbound mobility rate (%) 112 0.0

All values are normalized to a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)
Bhutan Rank Value
Research, Development and Innovation 100 16.8
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 123 8.1
Research and Development Inputs 124 5.0
GERD (% of GDP) N/A N/A
GERD per researcher (constant '000 $PPP) N/A N/A
Researchers per thousand labour force (HC) N/A N/A
Graduates from ICT, Science and Engineering programmes, tertiary (%) N/A N/A
High-technology net imports (% of total trade) 116 5.0
Research and Development Outputs 112 11.3
Average documents per researcher N/A N/A
Citations per document 53 37.0
Citable documents H index 129 1.0
Best scientific journal (SJR ranking) N/A N/A
Quality of scientific research institutions 98 37.5
PCT patents applications (per million inhabitants) 112 0.0
INNOVATION IN PRODUCTION 63 25.8
Inputs of Innovation in Production 45 44.9
GERD performed by business enterprises (% of GDP) N/A N/A
GERD financed by business enterprises (%) N/A N/A
Researchers (HC) in Business enterprise (%) N/A N/A
FDI and technology transfer 108 44.9
Outputs of Innovation in Production 95 13.0
Intellectual property receipts (% of total trade) 90 2.4
Industrial design applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) N/A N/A
Production process sophistication 88 41.0
Extent of marketing 106 48.8
SOCIAL INNOVATION 57 33.6
Inputs of Social Innovation 101 20.5
Ease of protecting minority investors 90 48.3
Joint venture per strategic alliance deals N/A N/A
ICT goods imported (% of total imports) 121 7.8
Total computer software spending (% of GDP) N/A N/A
New business density 97 0.2
Outputs of Social Innovation 30 42.3
Trademark applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) 115 1.5
National feature films produced (per million inhabitants) 1 100.0
Printing and publishing manufactures (% of manufactured output) N/A N/A
ICT goods exported (% of total exports) 12 90.9
Bhutan Rank Value
Information and Communications Technology 96 41.0
ICT INPUTS 87 54.8
Infrastructure 90 41.9
Population covered by mobile-cellular networks (%) 86 88.9
International Internet bandwidth per Internet user (Kbit/s) 95 35.8
Secure Internet servers (per million inhabitants) 83 0.9
Sector Competitiveness 90 67.7
ICT Price Basket 75 95.5
Internet and telephony level of competition 94 69.2
Laws relating to ICTs 98 38.4
ICT OUTPUTS 96 35.1
Subscriptions 101 16.9
Fixed-telephone subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 105 4.5
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 103 25.0
Fixed-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 90 8.5
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 83 29.4
Usage by Individuals 96 50.0
Internet users (%) 88 39.6
Use of virtual social networks 93 69.4
Business-to-consumer Internet use 111 41.0
Usage by Government and Institutions 85 45.4
Firm-level technology absorption 96 52.4
Government Online Service Index 105 31.9
Government success in ICT promotion 57 51.9
Unlicensed software installation rates N/A N/A
Impact on Development 98 30.6
ICT PCT patents, applications (per million inhabitants) 98 0.0
Impact of ICTs on business models 113 44.7
Social impacts of ICT 83 47.3
Bhutan Rank Value
Economy 92 39.9
KNOWLEDGE COMPETITIVENESS 52 53.3
Economic Infrastructure and Competition 46 65.5
Ease of starting a business 72 85.6
Ease of enforcing a contract 42 65.4
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 1 100.0
Logistics Performance Index 115 27.5
Intensity of local competition 104 61.2
Availability of latest technologies 96 53.5
Competitiveness Drivers 67 41.0
Business impact of rules on FDI 111 45.0
FDI, net inflows (% of GDP) 114 36.5
Global Entrepreneurship Index N/A N/A
Investment in telecom services (% of GDP) 19 46.2
Venture capital availability 48 36.5
ECONOMIC OPENNESS 120 21.1
Creative Economy 126 3.8
High-technology net exports (% of total trade) 118 0.0
Creative services' exports (% of total trade in services) N/A N/A
Creative goods' exports (% of total trade in goods) 123 7.5
Trade 68 38.4
Trade (% of GDP) 62 23.1
Prevalence of non-tariff barriers 78 53.7
FINANCING AND VALUE ADDED 97 31.9
Financing and Taxes 65 43.1
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits) 57 64.5
Soundness of banks 71 64.2
Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP) 75 18.2
Bank deposits to GDP (%) 61 25.6
Domestic Value-added 107 20.7
High-skilled employment (% of total employed people) 92 22.3
Manufacturing, value added (% of GDP) 101 19.1

All values are normalized to a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)

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