Global Knowledge Index 2017 - Scorecard

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SECTORAL INDICES

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General Enabling Environment

Rank
Value
Rank Value Rank Value
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Rank Value
Pre-University Education 83 51.9
KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL 86 48.1
Enrolment 109 32.7
Gross enrolment ratio, primary (%) 32 47.5
Gross enrolment ratio, upper secondary (%) 65 40.8
Out-of-school children (%) 108 9.8
Completion 75 67.7
Gross graduation ratio, primary (%) 45 79.3
Gross graduation ratio, upper secondary (%) 68 28.3
Survival rate, last grade of lower secondary (%) 36 95.4
Outcomes 53 43.9
Assessment of 15-year-old students N/A N/A
Assessment of 8th Grade students 34 43.9
EDUCATIONAL ENABLING ENVIRONMENT 79 57.7
Expenditure on Education 90 39.2
Government expenditure, primary (% of GDP) 102 8.1
Government expenditure, secondary (% of GDP) 82 26.5
Expenditure on educational institutions, all levels (%) 40 82.9
Early Childhood Education (ECE) 76 42.9
Gross enrolment ratio, ECE (%) 64 33.4
Grade 1 entrants with ECE (%) 55 52.4
School Environment 57 84.9
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary (HC) 90 69.7
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary (HC) 77 70.0
Trained teachers, primary (%) 1 100.0
Trained teachers, secondary (%) 1 100.0
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Rank Value
Technical Vocational Education and Training 49 54.4
FORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 38 56.6
Continuous Training 73 47.8
Extent of staff training 91 43.1
Availability of specialized training services 80 52.5
Firms offering formal training (%) N/A N/A
Educational Structure 34 62.4
Expenditure on non-tertiary vocational education 3 63.7
Enrolment in vocational programmes, secondary (%) 52 23.4
Enrolment in vocational programmes, post-secondary non-tertiary (%) 1 100.0
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary vocational (HC) N/A N/A
FEATURES OF THE LABOR MARKET 92 51.2
Qualifications of the Human Capital 81 45.1
Poor work ethic in the labour force 58 78.9
Availability of skilled employees 72 48.3
Technicians per thousand labour force (HC) 46 8.0
Structure of the Labor Market 78 65.5
Restrictive labour regulations 76 76.6
Labour freedom 82 54.5
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Rank Value
Higher Education 91 32.3
HIGHER EDUCATION INPUTS 76 39.7
Expenditure 82 16.3
Government expenditure, tertiary (% of GDP) 77 25.0
Government expenditure per student, tertiary (constant PPP$) 79 7.6
Enrolment 78 33.1
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 6 (%) 87 32.6
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 7 (%) 37 42.4
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 8 (%) 42 24.4
Human Resources 39 72.9
Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary (HC) 51 76.4
Researchers in Higher education (%) 43 69.5
HIGHER EDUCATION OUTPUTS AND QUALITY 94 27.0
Graduation 94 21.5
Graduates, ISCED 6 (%) 61 38.5
Graduates, ISCED 7 (%) 89 6.7
Graduates, ISCED 8 (%) 82 19.5
Employment After Graduation 95 37.3
Labour force with advanced education (%) 70 28.9
Unemployment with advanced education (%) 101 45.6
Quality of Universities 42 43.1
University-industry collaboration in R&D 90 36.3
Number of globally-ranked universities 22 50.0
Competency of Students 86 9.0
Enrolment in globally ranked-universities (% of tertiary students) 74 16.7
Inbound mobility rate (%) 100 1.4

All values are normalized to a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Rank Value
Research, Development and Innovation 61 23.0
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 51 22.8
Research and Development Inputs 51 24.1
GERD (% of GDP) 74 6.3
GERD per researcher (constant '000 $PPP) 69 11.9
Researchers per thousand labour force (HC) 46 18.0
Graduates from ICT, Science and Engineering programmes, tertiary (%) 2 84.3
High-technology net imports (% of total trade) N/A N/A
Research and Development Outputs 50 21.6
Average documents per researcher 28 44.2
Citations per document 71 30.0
Citable documents H index 40 17.9
Best scientific journal (SJR ranking) 27 41.7
Quality of scientific research institutions 53 50.1
PCT patents applications (per million inhabitants) 79 0.2
INNOVATION IN PRODUCTION 35 34.2
Inputs of Innovation in Production 87 22.7
GERD performed by business enterprises (% of GDP) 62 2.0
GERD financed by business enterprises (%) 49 39.6
Researchers (HC) in Business enterprise (%) 59 12.7
FDI and technology transfer 69 55.5
Outputs of Innovation in Production 22 41.9
Intellectual property receipts (% of total trade) N/A N/A
Industrial design applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) 18 39.0
Production process sophistication 69 45.1
Extent of marketing 117 44.7
SOCIAL INNOVATION 130 12.1
Inputs of Social Innovation 106 19.2
Ease of protecting minority investors 122 35.0
Joint venture per strategic alliance deals 73 5.3
ICT goods imported (% of total imports) 77 18.7
Total computer software spending (% of GDP) 62 21.3
New business density N/A N/A
Outputs of Social Innovation 129 7.4
Trademark applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) 122 0.0
National feature films produced (per million inhabitants) 67 6.5
Printing and publishing manufactures (% of manufactured output) N/A N/A
ICT goods exported (% of total exports) 124 32.2
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Rank Value
Information and Communications Technology 88 42.9
ICT INPUTS 98 50.7
Infrastructure 97 38.4
Population covered by mobile-cellular networks (%) 99 80.6
International Internet bandwidth per Internet user (Kbit/s) 100 34.0
Secure Internet servers (per million inhabitants) 92 0.5
Sector Competitiveness 98 63.1
ICT Price Basket 6 99.6
Internet and telephony level of competition 112 50.0
Laws relating to ICTs 92 39.7
ICT OUTPUTS 86 39.5
Subscriptions 64 35.2
Fixed-telephone subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 22 64.1
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 95 30.9
Fixed-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 63 25.0
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 98 20.7
Usage by Individuals 99 49.0
Internet users (%) 75 51.9
Use of virtual social networks 125 50.8
Business-to-consumer Internet use 104 44.2
Usage by Government and Institutions 96 41.9
Firm-level technology absorption 112 47.0
Government Online Service Index 101 33.3
Government success in ICT promotion 85 45.5
Unlicensed software installation rates N/A N/A
Impact on Development 91 32.5
ICT PCT patents, applications (per million inhabitants) 87 1.5
Impact of ICTs on business models 78 54.7
Social impacts of ICT 96 41.3
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Rank Value
Economy 81 41.2
KNOWLEDGE COMPETITIVENESS 88 48.0
Economic Infrastructure and Competition 100 55.6
Ease of starting a business 77 85.1
Ease of enforcing a contract 60 60.0
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 61 43.6
Logistics Performance Index 93 38.2
Intensity of local competition 121 54.6
Availability of latest technologies 101 52.0
Competitiveness Drivers 73 40.4
Business impact of rules on FDI 116 42.2
FDI, net inflows (% of GDP) 120 34.1
Global Entrepreneurship Index 78 22.1
Investment in telecom services (% of GDP) 7 75.4
Venture capital availability 82 28.2
ECONOMIC OPENNESS 55 35.4
Creative Economy 33 42.9
High-technology net exports (% of total trade) N/A N/A
Creative services' exports (% of total trade in services) 34 18.6
Creative goods' exports (% of total trade in goods) 29 67.1
Trade 117 28.0
Trade (% of GDP) 117 5.9
Prevalence of non-tariff barriers 93 50.1
FINANCING AND VALUE ADDED 94 33.4
Financing and Taxes 86 36.7
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits) 90 52.8
Soundness of banks 116 42.9
Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP) 56 24.2
Bank deposits to GDP (%) 55 27.1
Domestic Value-added 84 30.0
High-skilled employment (% of total employed people) 81 27.6
Manufacturing, value added (% of GDP) 68 32.5

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

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