Global Knowledge Index 2017 - Scorecard

  • Albania
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  • Angola
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  • Ecuador
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  • Hong Kong China (SAR)
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  • Ireland
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  • Japan
  • Jordan
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  • Korea (Republic of)
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Lithuania
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  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
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  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
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  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania (United Republic of)
  • Thailand
  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Viet Nam
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

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SECTORAL INDICES

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General Enabling Environment

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Value
Rank Value Rank Value
Lebanon Rank Value
Pre-University Education 82 52.0
KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL 117 35.4
Enrolment 119 26.4
Gross enrolment ratio, primary (%) 120 23.9
Gross enrolment ratio, upper secondary (%) 95 24.9
Out-of-school children (%) 94 30.3
Completion 109 51.1
Gross graduation ratio, primary (%) 91 46.8
Gross graduation ratio, upper secondary (%) 65 33.2
Survival rate, last grade of lower secondary (%) 88 73.1
Outcomes 69 28.8
Assessment of 15-year-old students 63 22.6
Assessment of 8th Grade students 39 34.9
EDUCATIONAL ENABLING ENVIRONMENT 11 77.0
Expenditure on Education 48 49.7
Government expenditure, primary (% of GDP) N/A N/A
Government expenditure, secondary (% of GDP) 118 0.0
Expenditure on educational institutions, all levels (%) 2 99.5
Early Childhood Education (ECE) 16 75.8
Gross enrolment ratio, ECE (%) 36 51.6
Grade 1 entrants with ECE (%) 1 100.0
School Environment 5 96.3
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary (HC) 28 93.2
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary (HC) 7 97.2
Trained teachers, primary (%) 30 96.5
Trained teachers, secondary (%) 18 98.5
Lebanon Rank Value
Technical Vocational Education and Training 27 60.0
FORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 50 54.2
Continuous Training 75 47.2
Extent of staff training 70 46.8
Availability of specialized training services 36 64.1
Firms offering formal training (%) 56 30.6
Educational Structure 44 58.8
Expenditure on non-tertiary vocational education N/A N/A
Enrolment in vocational programmes, secondary (%) 49 25.2
Enrolment in vocational programmes, post-secondary non-tertiary (%) N/A N/A
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary vocational (HC) 8 92.4
FEATURES OF THE LABOR MARKET 17 68.8
Qualifications of the Human Capital 24 69.0
Poor work ethic in the labour force 55 79.5
Availability of skilled employees 43 58.5
Technicians per thousand labour force (HC) N/A N/A
Structure of the Labor Market 67 68.3
Restrictive labour regulations 52 87.2
Labour freedom 101 49.5
Lebanon Rank Value
Higher Education 52 42.5
HIGHER EDUCATION INPUTS 41 47.9
Expenditure 92 13.6
Government expenditure, tertiary (% of GDP) 93 19.2
Government expenditure per student, tertiary (constant PPP$) 77 8.0
Enrolment 54 37.8
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 6 (%) 29 73.3
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 7 (%) 68 19.5
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 8 (%) 54 20.5
Human Resources 1 97.5
Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary (HC) 2 97.5
Researchers in Higher education (%) N/A N/A
HIGHER EDUCATION OUTPUTS AND QUALITY 61 38.6
Graduation 85 26.4
Graduates, ISCED 6 (%) N/A N/A
Graduates, ISCED 7 (%) N/A N/A
Graduates, ISCED 8 (%) 71 26.4
Employment After Graduation 77 47.6
Labour force with advanced education (%) 55 37.3
Unemployment with advanced education (%) 90 57.9
Quality of Universities 51 36.9
University-industry collaboration in R&D 47 43.7
Number of globally-ranked universities 46 30.0
Competency of Students 33 48.3
Enrolment in globally ranked-universities (% of tertiary students) 49 50.0
Inbound mobility rate (%) 21 46.6

All values are normalized to a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best)
Lebanon Rank Value
Research, Development and Innovation 65 22.4
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 70 18.4
Research and Development Inputs 60 21.2
GERD (% of GDP) N/A N/A
GERD per researcher (constant '000 $PPP) N/A N/A
Researchers per thousand labour force (HC) N/A N/A
Graduates from ICT, Science and Engineering programmes, tertiary (%) 39 30.8
High-technology net imports (% of total trade) 113 6.8
Research and Development Outputs 77 15.6
Average documents per researcher N/A N/A
Citations per document 61 35.2
Citable documents H index 59 11.5
Best scientific journal (SJR ranking) 77 14.9
Quality of scientific research institutions 78 43.7
PCT patents applications (per million inhabitants) 58 1.1
INNOVATION IN PRODUCTION 57 27.0
Inputs of Innovation in Production 54 40.6
GERD performed by business enterprises (% of GDP) N/A N/A
GERD financed by business enterprises (%) N/A N/A
Researchers (HC) in Business enterprise (%) N/A N/A
FDI and technology transfer 118 40.6
Outputs of Innovation in Production 58 18.0
Intellectual property receipts (% of total trade) 60 4.7
Industrial design applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) N/A N/A
Production process sophistication 53 50.7
Extent of marketing 30 65.1
SOCIAL INNOVATION 73 29.9
Inputs of Social Innovation 122 15.4
Ease of protecting minority investors 112 40.0
Joint venture per strategic alliance deals 52 10.5
ICT goods imported (% of total imports) 118 8.5
Total computer software spending (% of GDP) 93 3.7
New business density N/A N/A
Outputs of Social Innovation 43 39.7
Trademark applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) 88 7.7
National feature films produced (per million inhabitants) 50 16.1
Printing and publishing manufactures (% of manufactured output) 1 100.0
ICT goods exported (% of total exports) 66 68.8
Lebanon Rank Value
Information and Communications Technology 84 45.0
ICT INPUTS 103 48.5
Infrastructure 64 48.8
Population covered by mobile-cellular networks (%) 51 97.2
International Internet bandwidth per Internet user (Kbit/s) 66 47.4
Secure Internet servers (per million inhabitants) 70 1.9
Sector Competitiveness 116 48.2
ICT Price Basket 64 96.6
Internet and telephony level of competition 123 25.0
Laws relating to ICTs 126 23.1
ICT OUTPUTS 73 43.5
Subscriptions 53 40.2
Fixed-telephone subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 44 35.2
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 99 28.9
Fixed-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 36 55.4
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 56 41.4
Usage by Individuals 64 65.6
Internet users (%) 39 76.3
Use of virtual social networks 59 78.0
Business-to-consumer Internet use 109 42.4
Usage by Government and Institutions 99 40.5
Firm-level technology absorption 85 54.5
Government Online Service Index 77 51.4
Government success in ICT promotion 126 28.7
Unlicensed software installation rates 69 27.4
Impact on Development 103 29.5
ICT PCT patents, applications (per million inhabitants) 61 5.2
Impact of ICTs on business models 111 45.5
Social impacts of ICT 107 37.9
Lebanon Rank Value
Economy 45 48.7
KNOWLEDGE COMPETITIVENESS 61 51.9
Economic Infrastructure and Competition 74 59.3
Ease of starting a business 105 78.5
Ease of enforcing a contract 94 51.7
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 24 53.9
Logistics Performance Index 79 42.6
Intensity of local competition 16 77.7
Availability of latest technologies 105 51.4
Competitiveness Drivers 45 44.5
Business impact of rules on FDI 83 54.4
FDI, net inflows (% of GDP) 26 62.5
Global Entrepreneurship Index 59 28.8
Investment in telecom services (% of GDP) 32 34.8
Venture capital availability 31 41.9
ECONOMIC OPENNESS 45 39.0
Creative Economy 51 32.6
High-technology net exports (% of total trade) 96 1.1
Creative services' exports (% of total trade in services) 15 43.3
Creative goods' exports (% of total trade in goods) 62 53.4
Trade 40 45.4
Trade (% of GDP) 26 39.1
Prevalence of non-tariff barriers 89 51.7
FINANCING AND VALUE ADDED 30 52.0
Financing and Taxes 8 73.0
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits) 35 71.2
Soundness of banks 44 73.3
Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP) 22 47.4
Bank deposits to GDP (%) 1 100.0
Domestic Value-added 81 31.1
High-skilled employment (% of total employed people) 43 50.8
Manufacturing, value added (% of GDP) 118 11.4

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

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