Global Knowledge Index 2017 - Scorecard

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SECTORAL INDICES

Rank Value

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 (%) 125 13.8
Gross enrolment ratio, upper secondary (%) 67 40.1
Out-of-school children (%) 89 35.2
Completion 48 75.7
Gross graduation ratio, primary (%) 77 69.1
Gross graduation ratio, upper secondary (%) N/A N/A
Survival rate, last grade of lower secondary (%) 75 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) 91 13.5
Government expenditure, secondary (% of GDP) 86 24.1
Expenditure on educational institutions, all levels (%) 92 59.5
Early Childhood Education (ECE) 6 81.5
Gross enrolment ratio, ECE (%) 13 62.9
Grade 1 entrants with ECE (%) 1 100.0
School Environment 107 61.7
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary (HC) 82 75.6
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary (HC) 85 60.4
Trained teachers, primary (%) 65 64.3
Trained teachers, secondary (%) 51 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 47 52.9
Availability of specialized training services 76 52.9
Firms offering formal training (%) 5 78.6
Educational Structure 110 29.6
Expenditure on non-tertiary vocational education N/A N/A
Enrolment in vocational programmes, secondary (%) 88 8.5
Enrolment in vocational programmes, post-secondary non-tertiary (%) 78 20.6
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary vocational (HC) 63 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 108 62.1
Availability of skilled employees 34 60.0
Technicians per thousand labour force (HC) N/A N/A
Structure of the Labor Market 13 81.8
Restrictive labour regulations 27 92.7
Labour freedom 31 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) 118 5.1
Government expenditure per student, tertiary (constant PPP$) 99 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) 36 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 (%) 68 29.4
Unemployment with advanced education (%) N/A N/A
Quality of Universities 79 23.0
University-industry collaboration in R&D 43 45.9
Number of globally-ranked universities 82 0.0
Competency of Students 115 0.9
Enrolment in globally ranked-universities (% of tertiary students) 82 0.0
Inbound mobility rate (%) 97 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 $PPP) N/A N/A
Researchers per thousand labour force (HC) N/A N/A
Graduates from ICT, Science and Engineering programmes, tertiary (%) 87 10.0
High-technology net imports (% of total trade) 96 15.2
Research and Development Outputs 108 11.7
Average documents per researcher N/A N/A
Citations per document 66 33.0
Citable documents H index 126 1.3
Best scientific journal (SJR ranking) N/A N/A
Quality of scientific research institutions 85 41.9
PCT patents applications (per million inhabitants) 112 0.0
INNOVATION IN PRODUCTION 43 31.2
Inputs of Innovation in Production 33 50.1
GERD performed by business enterprises (% of GDP) N/A N/A
GERD financed by business enterprises (%) N/A N/A
Researchers (HC) in Business enterprise (%) N/A N/A
FDI and technology transfer 92 50.1
Outputs of Innovation in Production 56 18.5
Intellectual property receipts (% of total trade) 36 9.4
Industrial design applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) N/A N/A
Production process sophistication 75 44.6
Extent of marketing 109 47.2
SOCIAL INNOVATION 69 30.8
Inputs of Social Innovation 57 30.7
Ease of protecting minority investors 75 53.3
Joint venture per strategic alliance deals N/A N/A
ICT goods imported (% of total imports) 120 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) 113 1.9
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) 113 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 (%) 93 83.9
International Internet bandwidth per Internet user (Kbit/s) 80 42.6
Secure Internet servers (per million inhabitants) 84 0.8
Sector Competitiveness 111 52.0
ICT Price Basket 94 91.4
Internet and telephony level of competition 123 25.0
Laws relating to ICTs 93 39.6
ICT OUTPUTS 95 35.1
Subscriptions 103 15.4
Fixed-telephone subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 53 31.6
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 122 13.5
Fixed-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 75 16.5
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 131 0.0
Usage by Individuals 91 52.7
Internet users (%) 92 33.1
Use of virtual social networks 88 70.5
Business-to-consumer Internet use 74 54.5
Usage by Government and Institutions 89 44.7
Firm-level technology absorption 67 57.5
Government Online Service Index 109 28.3
Government success in ICT promotion 71 48.5
Unlicensed software installation rates N/A N/A
Impact on Development 96 31.0
ICT PCT patents, applications (per million inhabitants) 98 0.0
Impact of ICTs on business models 100 48.7
Social impacts of ICT 87 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 74 85.4
Ease of enforcing a contract 71 57.6
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 16 58.8
Logistics Performance Index 83 40.7
Intensity of local competition 112 59.0
Availability of latest technologies 80 57.7
Competitiveness Drivers 52 43.2
Business impact of rules on FDI 73 57.4
FDI, net inflows (% of GDP) 24 63.2
Global Entrepreneurship Index 101 15.9
Investment in telecom services (% of GDP) 21 41.5
Venture capital availability 43 37.7
ECONOMIC OPENNESS 77 31.2
Creative Economy 92 19.3
High-technology net exports (% of total trade) 116 0.0
Creative services' exports (% of total trade in services) 17 37.4
Creative goods' exports (% of total trade in goods) 112 20.4
Trade 44 43.2
Trade (% of GDP) 38 33.0
Prevalence of non-tariff barriers 80 53.4
FINANCING AND VALUE ADDED 105 28.9
Financing and Taxes 64 43.3
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits) 42 68.5
Soundness of banks 73 62.9
Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP) 78 17.8
Bank deposits to GDP (%) 66 24.1
Domestic Value-added 118 14.5
High-skilled employment (% of total employed people) 93 22.1
Manufacturing, value added (% of GDP) 123 6.8

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

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