Knowledge 4 All | Guyana | Country Profile

Global Knowledge Index 2017 - Scorecard

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SECTORAL INDICES

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General Enabling Environment

Rank
Value
Rank Value Rank Value
Guyana Rank Value
Pre-University Education 66 56.4
KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL 67 52.7
Enrolment 116 29.7
Gross enrolment ratio, primary (%) 4 13.8
Gross enrolment ratio, upper secondary (%) 60 40.1
Out-of-school children (%) 21 35.2
Completion 48 75.7
Gross graduation ratio, primary (%) 29 69.1
Gross graduation ratio, upper secondary (%) N/A N/A
Survival rate, last grade of lower secondary (%) 45 82.3
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 62 61.8
Expenditure on Education 103 32.4
Government expenditure, primary (% of GDP) 24 13.5
Government expenditure, secondary (% of GDP) 32 24.1
Expenditure on educational institutions, all levels (%) 16 59.5
Early Childhood Education (ECE) 6 81.5
Gross enrolment ratio, ECE (%) 110 62.9
Grade 1 entrants with ECE (%) 69 100.0
School Environment 107 61.7
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary (HC) 44 75.6
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary (HC) 31 60.4
Trained teachers, primary (%) 12 64.3
Trained teachers, secondary (%) 9 46.7
Guyana Rank Value
Technical Vocational Education and Training 61 52.3
FORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 101 42.3
Continuous Training 33 61.5
Extent of staff training 83 52.9
Availability of research and training services 54 52.9
Firms offering formal training (%) 89 78.6
Educational Structure 110 29.6
Expenditure on non-tertiary vocational education N/A N/A
Enrolment in vocational programmes, secondary (%) 36 8.5
Enrolment in vocational programmes, post-secondary non-tertiary 5 20.6
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary vocational (HC) 18 59.5
FEATURES OF THE LABOR MARKET 20 67.3
Qualifications of the Human Capital 40 61.1
Poor work ethic in the labour force 21 62.1
Ease of finding skilled employees 82 60.0
Technicians per thousand labour force (HC) N/A N/A
Structure of the Labor Market 13 81.8
Restrictive labour regulations 102 92.7
Labour freedom 101 70.9
Guyana Rank Value
Higher Education 102 27.8
HIGHER EDUCATION INPUTS 67 42.4
Expenditure 118 4.0
Government expenditure, tertiary (% of GDP) 2 5.1
Government expenditure per student, tertiary (constant PPP$) 13 2.9
Enrolment N/A N/A
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 6 (%) N/A N/A
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 7 (%) N/A N/A
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 8 (%) N/A N/A
Human Resources 16 80.8
Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary (HC) 82 80.8
Researchers in higher education (%) N/A N/A
HIGHER EDUCATION OUTPUTS AND QUALITY 120 17.2
Graduation N/A N/A
Graduates, ISCED 6 (%) N/A N/A
Graduates, ISCED 7 (%) N/A N/A
Graduates, ISCED 8 (%) N/A N/A
Employment After Graduation 105 29.4
Labour force with advanced education (%) 52 29.4
Unemployment with advanced education (%) N/A N/A
Quality of Universities 79 23.0
University-industry collaboration in R&D 87 45.9
Globally-ranked universities N/A N/A
Competency of Students 115 0.9
Enrolment in globally ranked-universities (% of tertiary students) N/A N/A
Inbound mobility rate (%) 15 1.8

All values are normalized to a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)
Guyana Rank Value
Research, Development and Innovation 84 19.5
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 105 11.9
Research and Development Inputs 99 12.1
GERD (% of GDP) N/A N/A
GERD per researcher (constant '000 $PPP) N/A N/A
Researchers per thousand labour force (HC) N/A N/A
Graduates from ICT, science and engineering programmes, tertiary 11 10.0
High-technology net imports (% of total trade) 29 15.2
Research and Development Outputs 108 11.7
Average documents per researcher N/A N/A
Citations per document 65 33.0
Citable documents H index 5 1.3
Best scientific journal (SJR ranking) N/A N/A
Quality of research institutions 45 41.9
Patent applications (per million inhabitants) N/A N/A
INNOVATION IN PRODUCTION 43 31.2
Inputs of Innovation in Production 33 50.1
GERD performed by business enterprises (% of GDP) N/A N/A
GERD financed by business enterprises (%) N/A N/A
Researchers (HC) in business enterprise (%) N/A N/A
FDI and technology transfer 38 50.1
Outputs of Innovation in Production 56 18.5
Intellectual property receipts (% of total trade) 84 9.4
Industrial design applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) N/A N/A
Production process sophistication 55 44.6
Extent of marketing 21 47.2
SOCIAL INNOVATION 69 30.8
Inputs of Social Innovation 57 30.7
Ease of protecting minority investors 51 53.3
Joint venture per strategic alliance deals N/A N/A
ICT goods imported (% of total imports) 10 8.0
Total computer software spending (% of GDP) N/A N/A
New business density N/A N/A
Outputs of Social Innovation 68 30.9
Trademark applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) 10 1.9
National feature films produced (per million inhabitant) 102 100.0
Printing and publishing manufactures (% of manufactured output) N/A N/A
ICT goods exported (% of total exports) 15 44.5
Guyana Rank Value
Information and Communications Technology 101 38.7
ICT INPUTS 105 47.2
Infrastructure 86 42.4
Population covered by mobile-cellular networks (%) 28 83.9
International Internet bandwidth per Internet user (Kbit/s) 51 42.6
Secure Internet servers (per million inhabitants) 47 0.8
Sector Competitiveness 111 52.0
ICT Price Basket 33 91.4
Internet and telephony level of competition 5 25.0
Laws relating to ICTs 37 39.6
ICT OUTPUTS 95 35.1
Subscriptions 103 15.4
Fixed-telephone subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 78 31.6
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 9 13.5
Fixed-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 56 16.5
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) N/A N/A
Usage by Individuals 91 52.7
Internet users (%) 39 33.1
Use of virtual social networks 42 70.5
Business-to-consumer Internet use 54 54.5
Usage by Government and Institutions 89 44.7
Firm-level technology absorption 63 57.5
Government Online Service Index 22 28.3
Government success in ICT promotion 57 48.5
Unlicensed software installation rates N/A N/A
Impact on Development 96 31.0
ICT PCT patents, applications (per million inhabitants) N/A N/A
Impact of ICTs on business models 30 48.7
Social impacts of ICT 43 44.4
Guyana Rank Value
Economy 86 40.8
KNOWLEDGE COMPETITIVENESS 63 51.5
Economic Infrastructure and Competition 72 59.9
Ease of starting a business 58 85.4
Ease of enforcing a contract 61 57.6
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 113 58.8
Logistics Performance Index 45 40.7
Intensity of local competition 18 59.0
Availability of latest technologies 50 57.7
Competitiveness Drivers 52 43.2
Business impact of rules on FDI 57 57.4
FDI, net inflows (% of GDP) 106 63.2
Global Entrepreneurship Index 17 15.9
Investment in telecom services (% of GDP) 101 41.5
Venture capital availability 87 37.7
ECONOMIC OPENNESS 77 31.2
Creative Economy 92 19.3
High-technology net exports (% of total trade) 4 0.0
Creative services exports (% of total trade in services) 95 37.4
Creative goods exports (% of total trade in goods) 17 20.4
Trade 44 43.2
Trade (% of GDP) 93 33.0
Prevalence of non-tariff barriers 50 53.4
FINANCING AND VALUE ADDED 105 28.9
Financing and Taxes 64 43.3
Total tax and contribution rate (% of profit) 89 68.5
Soundness of banks 57 62.9
Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP) 52 17.8
Bank deposits to GDP (%) 63 24.1
Domestic Value-added 118 14.5
High-skilled employment (% of total employed people) 37 22.1
Manufacturing, value added (% of GDP) 1 6.8

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

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