Global Knowledge Index 2017

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong, China (SAR)
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea (Republic of)
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova (Republic of)
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Viet Nam
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

Knowledge
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SECTORAL INDICES

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General Enabling Environment

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Rank Value Rank Value
Tunisia Rank Value
Pre-University Education 87 50.4
KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL 104 44.4
Enrolment 45 46.1
Gross enrolment ratio, primary (%) 110 55.1
Gross enrolment ratio, upper secondary (%) 53 37.2
Out-of-school children (%) N/A N/A
Completion 101 57.4
Gross graduation ratio, primary (%) 48 76.9
Gross graduation ratio, upper secondary (%) 19 25.3
Survival rate, last grade of lower secondary (%) 30 70.1
Outcome 66 29.8
Assessment of 15-year-old students 5 20.4
Assessment of 8th Grade students 16 39.1
EDUCATIONAL ENABLING ENVIRONMENT 73 59.4
Expenditure on Education 20 60.8
Government expenditure, primary (% of GDP) 75 30.9
Government expenditure, secondary (% of GDP) 114 80.1
Expenditure on educational institutions, all levels 39 71.3
Early Childhood Education 93 28.8
Gross enrolment ratio, ECE (%) 50 28.8
Grade 1 entrants with ECE (%) N/A N/A
School Environment 36 89.2
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary (HC) 83 87.6
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary (HC) 62 80.0
Trained teachers, primary (%) 76 100.0
Trained teachers, secondary (%) N/A N/A
Tunisia Rank Value
Technical Vocational Education and Training 97 47.2
FORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 88 45.3
Continuous Training 102 40.6
Extent of staff training 31 41.7
Availability of specialized training services 28 46.4
Firms offering formal training (%) 41 33.6
Educational Structure 75 48.4
Expenditure on non-tertiary vocational education 34 29.9
Enrolment in vocational programmes, secondary (%) 52 14.7
Enrolment in vocational programmes, post-secondary non-tertiary (%) 29 100.0
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary vocational (HC) 6 48.9
FEATURES OF THE LABOR MARKET 97 50.1
Qualifications of the Human Capital 84 44.5
Poor work ethic in the labour force 74 79.5
Availability of skilled employees 57 51.7
Technicians per thousand labour force (HC) 32 2.3
Structure of the Labor Market 82 63.2
Restrictive labour regulations 47 70.3
Labour freedom 55 56.1
Tunisia Rank Value
Higher Education 61 40.0
HIGHER EDUCATION INPUTS 8 58.4
Expenditure 36 35.9
Government expenditure, tertiary (% of GDP) 107 52.0
Government expenditure per student, tertiary (constant PPP$) 71 19.8
Enrolment 11 56.2
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 8 (%) 37 44.3
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 6 (%) 95 79.9
Enrolment in tertiary education, ISCED 7 (%) 100 44.2
Human Resources 10 84.1
Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary (HC) 75 77.9
Researchers in Higher education (%) 98 90.4
HIGHER EDUCATION OUTPUTS AND QUALITY 95 26.8
Graduation 68 33.2
Graduates, ISCED 6 (%) 62 56.7
Graduates, ISCED 7 (%) 23 14.3
Graduates, ISCED 8 (%) 35 28.7
Employment After Graduation 117 14.1
Labour force with advanced education (%) 47 28.2
Unemployment with advanced education (%) N/A N/A
Quality of Universities 75 26.4
University-industry collaboration in R&D 28 32.8
Number of globally-ranked universities 10 20.0
Comepetency of Students 61 29.7
Enrolment in globally ranked-universities (% of tertiary students) 26 50.0
Inbound mobility rate (%) 42 9.4
Tunisia Rank Value
Research, Development and Innovation 63 22.6
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 57 21.4
Research and Development Inputs 40 30.5
GERD (% of GDP) 56 14.8
GERD per researcher (constant '000 $PPP) 10 5.7
Researchers per thousand labour force (HC) 82 40.8
Graduates from ICT, Science and Engineering programmes, tertiary (%) 94 78.0
High-technology net imports (% of total trade) 90 35.0
Research and Development Outputs 106 12.3
Average documents per researcher 43 19.4
Citations per document 9 14.3
Citable documents H index 61 10.4
Best scientific journal (SJR ranking) 9 5.5
Quality of scientific research institutions 37 39.0
PCT patents applications / million population 43 .4
INNOVATION IN PRODUCTION 107 15.6
Inputs of Innovation in Production 109 17.0
GERD performed by business enterprises (% of GDP) 24 3.4
GERD financed by business enterprises (%) 31 24.3
Researchers in Business enterprise (%) 21 6.9
FDI and technology transfer 50 52.6
Outputs of Innovation in Production 80 14.6
Intellectual property receipts (% of total trade) 74 6.7
Industrial design applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) 47 6.0
Production process sophistication 40 40.6
Extent of marketing 51 53.5
SOCIAL INNOVATION 61 33.0
Inputs of Social Innovation 69 27.6
Ease of protecting minority investors 38 46.7
Joint venture/ strategic alliance deals 73 26.3
ICT goods imported (% of total imports) 76 23.6
Total computer software spending (% of GDP) 77 27.8
New business density 49 9.5
Outputs of Social Innovation 48 36.6
Trademark applications (per billion PPP$ GDP) N/A N/A
National feature films produced (per million inhabitant) 33 6.1
Printing and publishing manufactures (% of manufactured output) 17 13.8
ICT goods exported (% of total exports) 99 82.2
Tunisia Rank Value
Information and Communications Technology 83 45.0
ICT INPUTS 86 55.2
Infrastructure 76 45.5
Population covered by mobile-cellular networks (%) 60 94.4
International Internet bandwidth per Internet user (Kbit/s) 47 41.5
Secure Internet servers (per million inhabitant) 38 .5
Sector Competitiveness 94 65.0
ICT Price Basket 72 97.6
Internet and telephony level of competition 20 57.7
Laws relating to ICTs 36 39.5
ICT OUTPUTS 83 40.6
Subscriptions 78 27.4
Fixed-telephone subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 50 14.4
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 83 44.1
Fixed-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 47 12.2
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 68 38.7
Usage by Individuals 86 55.2
Internet users (%) 51 49.4
Use of virtual social networks 62 76.0
Business-to-consumer Internet use 15 40.3
Usage by Government and Institutions 77 47.5
Firm-level technology absorption 24 49.3
Government Online Service Index 91 71.7
Government success in ICT promotion 50 47.2
Unlicensed software installation rates 25 21.9
Impact on Development 83 34.6
ICT PCT patents, applications (per million inhabitants) 27 3.7
Impact of ICTs on business models 43 51.2
Social impacts of ICT 54 48.9
Tunisia Rank Value
Economy 80 41.3
KNOWLEDGE COMPETITIVENESS 84 48.6
Economic Infrastructure and Competition 94 56.9
Ease of starting a business 54 85.0
Ease of enforcing a contract 69 59.3
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 38 37.3
Logistics Performance Index 27 34.2
Intensity of local competition 54 66.0
Availability of latest technologies 56 59.6
Competitiveness Drivers 74 40.3
Business impact of rules on FDI 59 57.8
FDI, net inflows (% of GDP) 49 47.0
Global Entrepreneurship Index 78 40.5
Investment in telecom services (% of GDP) 83 31.1
Venture capital availability 34 25.1
ECONOMIC OPENNESS 72 31.8
Creative Economy 68 27.0
High-technology net exports (% of total trade) 83 25.9
Creative services' exports (% of total trade in services) 22 2.0
Creative goods' exports (% of total trade in goods) 66 53.2
Trade 78 36.6
Trade (% of GDP) 78 27.1
Prevalence of non-tariff barriers 17 46.2
FINANCING AND VALUE ADDED 78 36.2
Financing and Taxes 101 33.9
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits) 12 31.3
Soundness of banks 18 44.3
Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP) 93 33.7
Bank deposits to GDP (%) 72 26.3
Domestic Value-added 57 38.4
High-skilled employment (% of total employed people) 60 32.7
Manufacturing, value added (% of GDP) 89 44.2

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