Global Knowledge Index 2017 - Scorecard

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SECTORAL INDICES

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General Enabling Environment

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Value
Rank Value Rank Value
Viet Nam Rank Value
Pre-University Education 47 61.8
KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL 35 64.0
Enrolment 37 47.5
Gross enrolment ratio, primary (%) 33 47.5
Gross enrolment ratio, upper secondary (%) N/A N/A
Out-of-school children (%) N/A N/A
Completion 78 66.4
Gross graduation ratio, primary (%) 11 84.6
Gross graduation ratio, upper secondary (%) 67 29.8
Survival rate, last grade of lower secondary (%) 72 84.7
Outcomes 14 78.2
Assessment of 15-year-old students 18 78.2
Assessment of 8th Grade students N/A N/A
EDUCATIONAL ENABLING ENVIRONMENT 75 58.5
Expenditure on Education 85 40.3
Government expenditure, primary (% of GDP) 52 27.0
Government expenditure, secondary (% of GDP) 27 54.6
Expenditure on educational institutions, all levels (%) 100 39.4
Early Childhood Education (ECE) 81 38.3
Gross enrolment ratio, ECE (%) 57 38.3
Grade 1 entrants with ECE (%) N/A N/A
School Environment 30 90.7
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary (HC) 67 82.0
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary (HC) N/A N/A
Trained teachers, primary (%) 22 99.5
Trained teachers, secondary (%) N/A N/A
Viet Nam Rank Value
Technical Vocational Education and Training 74 50.6
FORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 53 53.4
Continuous Training 108 39.9
Extent of staff training 68 48.0
Availability of specialized training services 100 46.9
Firms offering formal training (%) 68 24.8
Educational Structure 33 62.4
Expenditure on non-tertiary vocational education 37 24.9
Enrolment in vocational programmes, secondary (%) N/A N/A
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 116 46.4
Qualifications of the Human Capital 125 33.7
Poor work ethic in the labour force 119 50.0
Availability of skilled employees 72 48.3
Technicians per thousand labour force (HC) 66 2.7
Structure of the Labor Market 31 76.1
Restrictive labour regulations 36 90.1
Labour freedom 56 62.2
Viet Nam Rank Value
Higher Education 101 28.1
HIGHER EDUCATION INPUTS 112 29.5
Expenditure 85 15.5
Government expenditure, tertiary (% of GDP) 75 25.1
Government expenditure per student, tertiary (constant PPP$) 87 5.8
Enrolment 94 24.8
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 6 (%) 45 59.5
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 7 (%) 96 9.6
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 8 (%) 87 5.2
Human Resources 105 50.5
Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary (HC) 104 52.1
Researchers in Higher education (%) 69 48.9
HIGHER EDUCATION OUTPUTS AND QUALITY 93 27.0
Graduation 60 35.1
Graduates, ISCED 6 (%) 41 52.0
Graduates, ISCED 7 (%) 32 30.3
Graduates, ISCED 8 (%) 76 23.2
Employment After Graduation 57 53.3
Labour force with advanced education (%) 82 23.4
Unemployment with advanced education (%) 44 83.2
Quality of Universities 84 20.8
University-industry collaboration in R&D 59 41.7
Number of globally-ranked universities 82 0.0
Competency of Students 116 0.3
Enrolment in globally ranked-universities (% of tertiary students) 82 0.0
Inbound mobility rate (%) 106 0.6

All values are normalized to a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)
Viet Nam Rank Value
Research, Development and Innovation 56 24.3
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 82 15.7
Research and Development Inputs 71 18.7
GERD (% of GDP) 76 6.0
GERD per researcher (constant '000 $PPP) 98 3.1
Researchers per thousand labour force (HC) 55 11.3
Graduates from ICT, Science and Engineering programmes, tertiary (%) 40 30.8
High-technology net imports (% of total trade) 4 90.4
Research and Development Outputs 104 12.7
Average documents per researcher 110 0.0
Citations per document 83 27.0
Citable documents H index 56 12.3
Best scientific journal (SJR ranking) N/A N/A
Quality of scientific research institutions 86 41.6
PCT patents applications (per million inhabitants) 85 0.1
INNOVATION IN PRODUCTION 44 31.0
Inputs of Innovation in Production 76 27.8
GERD performed by business enterprises (% of GDP) 57 3.4
GERD financed by business enterprises (%) 36 51.3
Researchers (HC) in Business enterprise (%) 50 20.5
FDI and technology transfer 83 52.2
Outputs of Innovation in Production 31 33.1
Intellectual property receipts (% of total trade) N/A N/A
Industrial design applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) 35 20.1
Production process sophistication 85 41.5
Extent of marketing 98 50.8
SOCIAL INNOVATION 24 43.3
Inputs of Social Innovation 21 45.9
Ease of protecting minority investors 75 53.3
Joint venture per strategic alliance deals 52 10.5
ICT goods imported (% of total imports) 1 100.0
Total computer software spending (% of GDP) 37 28.7
New business density N/A N/A
Outputs of Social Innovation 36 41.5
Trademark applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) 18 42.0
National feature films produced (per million inhabitants) 75 5.2
Printing and publishing manufactures (% of manufactured output) 81 13.4
ICT goods exported (% of total exports) 5 95.9
Viet Nam Rank Value
Information and Communications Technology 77 47.2
ICT INPUTS 74 60.7
Infrastructure 95 40.0
Population covered by mobile-cellular networks (%) 108 66.7
International Internet bandwidth per Internet user (Kbit/s) 45 52.7
Secure Internet servers (per million inhabitants) 88 0.7
Sector Competitiveness 50 81.4
ICT Price Basket 68 96.1
Internet and telephony level of competition 1 100.0
Laws relating to ICTs 70 48.0
ICT OUTPUTS 79 41.4
Subscriptions 83 26.3
Fixed-telephone subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 95 10.0
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 41 45.3
Fixed-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 68 21.4
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 88 28.7
Usage by Individuals 76 60.7
Internet users (%) 84 44.7
Use of virtual social networks 80 73.4
Business-to-consumer Internet use 46 64.1
Usage by Government and Institutions 87 45.0
Firm-level technology absorption 90 53.8
Government Online Service Index 70 57.2
Government success in ICT promotion 56 52.5
Unlicensed software installation rates 78 16.4
Impact on Development 72 37.6
ICT PCT patents, applications (per million inhabitants) 83 1.9
Impact of ICTs on business models 67 57.7
Social impacts of ICT 63 53.2
Viet Nam Rank Value
Economy 32 52.0
KNOWLEDGE COMPETITIVENESS 68 51.0
Economic Infrastructure and Competition 82 58.4
Ease of starting a business 92 81.8
Ease of enforcing a contract 59 60.2
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 48 45.5
Logistics Performance Index 62 52.5
Intensity of local competition 105 61.0
Availability of latest technologies 108 49.3
Competitiveness Drivers 50 43.6
Business impact of rules on FDI 96 50.8
FDI, net inflows (% of GDP) 28 61.2
Global Entrepreneurship Index 80 22.0
Investment in telecom services (% of GDP) N/A N/A
Venture capital availability 37 40.2
ECONOMIC OPENNESS 3 72.2
Creative Economy 1 87.6
High-technology net exports (% of total trade) 1 100.0
Creative services' exports (% of total trade in services) N/A N/A
Creative goods' exports (% of total trade in goods) 24 75.2
Trade 14 56.8
Trade (% of GDP) 7 65.0
Prevalence of non-tariff barriers 104 48.7
FINANCING AND VALUE ADDED 91 34.0
Financing and Taxes 80 39.3
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits) 69 59.1
Soundness of banks 108 48.6
Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP) 21 47.4
Bank deposits to GDP (%) 128 2.2
Domestic Value-added 89 28.6
High-skilled employment (% of total employed people) 103 15.9
Manufacturing, value added (% of GDP) 42 41.4

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

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