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Global Knowledge Index 2017 - Scorecard

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SECTORAL INDICES

Rank Value

General Enabling Environment

Rank
Value
Rank Value Rank Value
Cabo Verde Rank Value
Pre-University Education 57 58.6
KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL 74 50.8
Enrolment 68 43.1
Gross enrolment ratio, primary (%) 104 48.9
Gross enrolment ratio, upper secondary (%) 47 34.4
Out-of-school children (%) 55 46.1
Completion 98 58.5
Gross graduation ratio, primary (%) 85 82.5
Gross graduation ratio, upper secondary (%) 20 25.3
Survival rate, last grade of lower secondary (%) 28 67.7
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 32 70.1
Expenditure on Education 36 55.7
Government expenditure, primary (% of GDP) 92 40.8
Government expenditure, secondary (% of GDP) 80 46.3
Expenditure on educational institutions, all levels (%) 61 79.9
Early Childhood Education (ECE) 32 67.9
Gross enrolment ratio, ECE (%) 82 48.9
Grade 1 entrants with ECE (%) 39 86.8
School Environment 68 82.1
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary (HC) 51 77.5
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary (HC) 42 71.8
Trained teachers, primary (%) 43 95.3
Trained teachers, secondary (%) 27 83.6
Cabo Verde Rank Value
Technical Vocational Education and Training 87 49.0
FORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 60 52.5
Continuous Training 121 35.7
Extent of staff training 25 39.7
Availability of research and training services 39 50.0
Firms offering formal training (%) 12 17.4
Educational Structure 32 63.7
Expenditure on non-tertiary vocational education N/A N/A
Enrolment in vocational programmes, secondary (%) 18 4.5
Enrolment in vocational programmes, post-secondary non-tertiary 77 100.0
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary vocational (HC) 56 86.7
FEATURES OF THE LABOR MARKET 124 43.6
Qualifications of the Human Capital 118 36.2
Poor work ethic in the labour force 46 72.1
Ease of finding skilled employees N/A N/A
Technicians per thousand labour force (HC) 2 0.3
Structure of the Labor Market 90 61.0
Restrictive labour regulations 58 78.8
Labour freedom 15 43.2
Cabo Verde Rank Value
Higher Education 123 23.2
HIGHER EDUCATION INPUTS 49 45.9
Expenditure 86 15.4
Government expenditure, tertiary (% of GDP) 41 24.5
Government expenditure per student, tertiary (constant PPP$) 29 6.3
Enrolment 76 34.0
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 6 (%) 8 9.1
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 7 (%) 5 1.0
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 8 (%) 98 91.8
Human Resources 2 94.4
Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary (HC) 104 88.9
Researchers in higher education (%) 108 100.0
HIGHER EDUCATION OUTPUTS AND QUALITY 131 6.7
Graduation 112 0.3
Graduates, ISCED 6 (%) 1 0.1
Graduates, ISCED 7 (%) 2 0.7
Graduates, ISCED 8 (%) N/A N/A
Employment After Graduation N/A N/A
Labour force with advanced education (%) N/A N/A
Unemployment with advanced education (%) N/A N/A
Quality of Universities 102 18.5
University-industry collaboration in R&D 43 37.1
Globally-ranked universities N/A N/A
Competency of Students 103 3.2
Enrolment in globally ranked-universities (% of tertiary students) N/A N/A
Inbound mobility rate (%) 32 6.4

All values are normalized to a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)
Cabo Verde Rank Value
Research, Development and Innovation 103 16.0
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 130 6.4
Research and Development Inputs 127 3.9
GERD (% of GDP) 3 1.0
GERD per researcher (constant '000 $PPP) 6 4.3
Researchers per thousand labour force (HC) 28 2.6
Graduates from ICT, science and engineering programmes, tertiary N/A N/A
High-technology net imports (% of total trade) 25 13.6
Research and Development Outputs 123 8.8
Average documents per researcher 3 2.0
Citations per document 28 21.7
Citable documents H index N/A N/A
Best scientific journal (SJR ranking) N/A N/A
Quality of research institutions 41 40.1
Patent applications (per million inhabitants) N/A N/A
INNOVATION IN PRODUCTION 49 29.5
Inputs of Innovation in Production 28 56.3
GERD performed by business enterprises (% of GDP) N/A N/A
GERD financed by business enterprises (%) N/A N/A
Researchers (HC) in business enterprise (%) N/A N/A
FDI and technology transfer 63 56.3
Outputs of Innovation in Production 106 11.7
Intellectual property receipts (% of total trade) 24 2.3
Industrial design applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) N/A N/A
Production process sophistication 19 33.9
Extent of marketing 15 45.8
SOCIAL INNOVATION 65 31.6
Inputs of Social Innovation 70 27.5
Ease of protecting minority investors 11 36.7
Joint venture per strategic alliance deals N/A N/A
ICT goods imported (% of total imports) 52 18.4
Total computer software spending (% of GDP) N/A N/A
New business density N/A N/A
Outputs of Social Innovation 53 34.3
Trademark applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) N/A N/A
National feature films produced (per million inhabitant) N/A N/A
Printing and publishing manufactures (% of manufactured output) N/A N/A
ICT goods exported (% of total exports) 48 59.9
Cabo Verde Rank Value
Information and Communications Technology 82 45.1
ICT INPUTS 97 50.8
Infrastructure 80 44.6
Population covered by mobile-cellular networks (%) 37 93.1
International Internet bandwidth per Internet user (Kbit/s) 41 38.5
Secure Internet servers (per million inhabitants) 65 2.2
Sector Competitiveness 107 57.0
ICT Price Basket 28 88.0
Internet and telephony level of competition 8 37.5
Laws relating to ICTs 50 45.4
ICT OUTPUTS 76 42.6
Subscriptions 76 27.8
Fixed-telephone subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 56 19.5
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 75 42.2
Fixed-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 36 6.5
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 81 43.1
Usage by Individuals 81 57.2
Internet users (%) 49 46.5
Use of virtual social networks 54 74.5
Business-to-consumer Internet use 41 50.8
Usage by Government and Institutions 62 52.6
Firm-level technology absorption 55 55.8
Government Online Service Index 41 45.7
Government success in ICT promotion 84 56.4
Unlicensed software installation rates N/A N/A
Impact on Development 84 34.3
ICT PCT patents, applications (per million inhabitants) N/A N/A
Impact of ICTs on business models 67 58.5
Social impacts of ICT 44 44.5
Cabo Verde Rank Value
Economy 66 43.7
KNOWLEDGE COMPETITIVENESS 19 61.2
Economic Infrastructure and Competition 39 66.9
Ease of starting a business 56 85.2
Ease of enforcing a contract 92 65.8
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 122 67.9
Logistics Performance Index N/A N/A
Intensity of local competition 14 57.4
Availability of latest technologies 52 58.0
Competitiveness Drivers 11 55.6
Business impact of rules on FDI 74 61.9
FDI, net inflows (% of GDP) 112 68.1
Global Entrepreneurship Index N/A N/A
Investment in telecom services (% of GDP) 110 65.4
Venture capital availability 44 26.9
ECONOMIC OPENNESS 121 20.9
Creative Economy 129 1.7
High-technology net exports (% of total trade) N/A N/A
Creative services exports (% of total trade in services) 11 0.8
Creative goods exports (% of total trade in goods) 2 4.3
Trade 58 40.1
Trade (% of GDP) 88 31.1
Prevalence of non-tariff barriers 30 49.2
FINANCING AND VALUE ADDED 99 31.5
Financing and Taxes 50 47.3
Total tax and contribution rate (% of profit) 69 62.8
Soundness of banks 32 53.0
Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP) 78 25.6
Bank deposits to GDP (%) 71 26.3
Domestic Value-added 115 15.6
High-skilled employment (% of total employed people) 26 15.6
Manufacturing, value added (% of GDP) N/A N/A

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

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