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Global Knowledge Index 2017 - Scorecard

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SECTORAL INDICES

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General Enabling Environment

Rank
Value
Rank Value Rank Value
Mauritius Rank Value
Pre-University Education 51 59.8
KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL 59 55.3
Enrolment 43 46.6
Gross enrolment ratio, primary (%) 67 39.1
Gross enrolment ratio, upper secondary (%) 61 40.8
Out-of-school children (%) 89 59.9
Completion 85 63.9
Gross graduation ratio, primary (%) 24 65.3
Gross graduation ratio, upper secondary (%) 24 28.0
Survival rate, last grade of lower secondary (%) 102 98.4
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 44 66.6
Expenditure on Education 49 49.5
Government expenditure, primary (% of GDP) 26 13.9
Government expenditure, secondary (% of GDP) 109 72.1
Expenditure on educational institutions, all levels (%) 22 62.5
Early Childhood Education (ECE) 19 74.9
Gross enrolment ratio, ECE (%) 84 49.8
Grade 1 entrants with ECE (%) 68 100.0
School Environment 93 69.7
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary (HC) 62 82.6
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary (HC) 68 82.2
Trained teachers, primary (%) 61 100.0
Trained teachers, secondary (%) 2 14.1
Mauritius Rank Value
Technical Vocational Education and Training 106 45.7
FORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 91 44.6
Continuous Training 68 49.2
Extent of staff training 98 58.9
Availability of research and training services 78 59.3
Firms offering formal training (%) 34 29.3
Educational Structure 96 41.6
Expenditure on non-tertiary vocational education 20 20.6
Enrolment in vocational programmes, secondary (%) 62 18.3
Enrolment in vocational programmes, post-secondary non-tertiary 7 34.3
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary vocational (HC) 75 93.0
FEATURES OF THE LABOR MARKET 113 47.5
Qualifications of the Human Capital 123 33.9
Poor work ethic in the labour force 9 50.0
Ease of finding skilled employees 53 50.0
Technicians per thousand labour force (HC) 27 1.8
Structure of the Labor Market 18 79.1
Restrictive labour regulations 89 89.4
Labour freedom 98 68.8
Mauritius Rank Value
Higher Education 115 26.1
HIGHER EDUCATION INPUTS 109 31.7
Expenditure 103 8.5
Government expenditure, tertiary (% of GDP) 12 10.1
Government expenditure per student, tertiary (constant PPP$) 30 7.0
Enrolment 72 34.4
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 6 (%) 48 24.4
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 7 (%) 39 7.0
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 8 (%) 74 71.7
Human Resources 104 50.7
Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary (HC) 10 45.3
Researchers in higher education (%) 50 56.1
HIGHER EDUCATION OUTPUTS AND QUALITY 105 22.0
Graduation 100 16.3
Graduates, ISCED 6 (%) 15 22.6
Graduates, ISCED 7 (%) 11 8.9
Graduates, ISCED 8 (%) 18 17.4
Employment After Graduation 72 49.4
Labour force with advanced education (%) 31 17.2
Unemployment with advanced education (%) 69 81.7
Quality of Universities 105 18.3
University-industry collaboration in R&D 41 36.6
Globally-ranked universities N/A N/A
Competency of Students 85 9.5
Enrolment in globally ranked-universities (% of tertiary students) N/A N/A
Inbound mobility rate (%) 63 19.0

All values are normalized to a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)
Mauritius Rank Value
Research, Development and Innovation 77 20.6
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 79 16.0
Research and Development Inputs 81 16.0
GERD (% of GDP) 21 3.5
GERD per researcher (constant '000 $PPP) 72 31.0
Researchers per thousand labour force (HC) 30 2.8
Graduates from ICT, science and engineering programmes, tertiary 55 29.2
High-technology net imports (% of total trade) 57 22.8
Research and Development Outputs 74 16.0
Average documents per researcher 98 64.6
Citations per document 15 16.1
Citable documents H index 20 3.4
Best scientific journal (SJR ranking) 6 3.4
Quality of research institutions 51 43.6
Patent applications (per million inhabitants) 53 1.0
INNOVATION IN PRODUCTION 97 17.5
Inputs of Innovation in Production 91 21.7
GERD performed by business enterprises (% of GDP) N/A N/A
GERD financed by business enterprises (%) 4 0.3
Researchers (HC) in business enterprise (%) N/A N/A
FDI and technology transfer 65 57.2
Outputs of Innovation in Production 79 14.7
Intellectual property receipts (% of total trade) 55 4.0
Industrial design applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) 33 2.6
Production process sophistication 86 56.1
Extent of marketing 89 61.6
SOCIAL INNOVATION 38 37.4
Inputs of Social Innovation 46 32.9
Ease of protecting minority investors 95 65.0
Joint venture per strategic alliance deals 38 10.5
ICT goods imported (% of total imports) 111 49.4
Total computer software spending (% of GDP) 44 14.8
New business density 77 29.7
Outputs of Social Innovation 38 40.3
Trademark applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) 67 20.7
National feature films produced (per million inhabitant) 88 42.3
Printing and publishing manufactures (% of manufactured output) 68 34.1
ICT goods exported (% of total exports) 113 89.2
Mauritius Rank Value
Information and Communications Technology 45 55.6
ICT INPUTS 43 67.1
Infrastructure 57 50.2
Population covered by mobile-cellular networks (%) 61 94.4
International Internet bandwidth per Internet user (Kbit/s) 68 48.9
Secure Internet servers (per million inhabitants) 84 7.1
Sector Competitiveness 35 84.1
ICT Price Basket 73 97.6
Internet and telephony level of competition 87 100.0
Laws relating to ICTs 83 54.7
ICT OUTPUTS 52 50.7
Subscriptions 47 43.3
Fixed-telephone subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 96 51.3
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 108 53.7
Fixed-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 82 36.5
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 53 31.8
Usage by Individuals 80 58.1
Internet users (%) 55 51.9
Use of virtual social networks 64 76.3
Business-to-consumer Internet use 29 46.1
Usage by Government and Institutions 36 60.8
Firm-level technology absorption 81 62.5
Government Online Service Index 86 70.3
Government success in ICT promotion 98 61.0
Unlicensed software installation rates 52 49.3
Impact on Development 58 39.7
ICT PCT patents, applications (per million inhabitants) 44 7.2
Impact of ICTs on business models 66 58.1
Social impacts of ICT 70 53.9
Mauritius Rank Value
Economy 31 52.1
KNOWLEDGE COMPETITIVENESS 16 61.8
Economic Infrastructure and Competition 65 60.7
Ease of starting a business 92 91.6
Ease of enforcing a contract 99 68.6
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 19 32.3
Logistics Performance Index 32 34.9
Intensity of local competition 85 72.4
Availability of latest technologies 72 64.3
Competitiveness Drivers 2 62.9
Business impact of rules on FDI 92 67.7
FDI, net inflows (% of GDP) 55 48.6
Global Entrepreneurship Index N/A N/A
Investment in telecom services (% of GDP) 120 100.0
Venture capital availability 78 35.6
ECONOMIC OPENNESS 57 35.1
Creative Economy 81 21.9
High-technology net exports (% of total trade) 5 0.1
Creative services exports (% of total trade in services) 76 18.2
Creative goods exports (% of total trade in goods) 52 47.4
Trade 28 48.3
Trade (% of GDP) 95 33.9
Prevalence of non-tariff barriers 97 62.6
FINANCING AND VALUE ADDED 36 49.7
Financing and Taxes 21 62.3
Total tax and contribution rate (% of profit) 114 82.5
Soundness of banks 88 73.4
Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP) 101 40.5
Bank deposits to GDP (%) 16 8.0
Domestic Value-added 58 37.0
High-skilled employment (% of total employed people) 74 38.0
Manufacturing, value added (% of GDP) 67 36.0

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

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