Qatar tops region in WEF's human capital index
September 13 2017 11:19 PM
World Economic Forum
Qatar's score was in the mid-range of the index overall, the World Economic Forum's Human Capital Report said.

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Qatar has scored 63.97 in the World Economic Forum's global human capital index, securing 55th position among 130 countries.
Doha outperformed the rest of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, whose overall average score was 55.91. 
Qatar's score was in the mid-range of the index overall, the World Economic Forum's Human Capital Report said, adding relative to its income levels, Doha has additional opportunities to further boost their human capital performance.
Turkey (75) scores at 60%. Saudi Arabia (82), the region’s largest economy ranks ahead of Egypt (97), its most populous one. Algeria (112), Tunisia (115) and Morocco (118), make up the lower end of the rankings, ahead of Mauritania (129) and Yemen (130).
In terms of human development capacity, Qatar's score was 58.7 to rank 94, in deployment it was 78.5 and ranked 10, in development, it was 67.4 (ranked 52) and in know-how, the score was 51.2 (ranked 69).
The capacity assesses level of formal education of younger and older generations as a result of past education investment; development tracks formal education of the next-generation workforce and continued upskilling and reskilling of the current workforce; deployment gauges skills application and accumulation among the adult population; and knowhow tracks breadth and depth of specialised skills use at work.



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