New Human Capital Report: Scandinavia tops – Asia at bottoms


The annual Human Capital Index report has been published by the World Economic Forum and as usual the Scandinavian countries range in the very top, while most of the SEA-region stays at tepid lower end.

As in 2015 Finland tops the index and all Scandinavian countries figures on the top 10.

Singapore impresses and tops the SEA-nation ranking with a 13th place advancing from a 24 rank in 2015. Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines holds decents position – ranked respectively 48, 42 and 46.

An overview of this years Human Capital Index is found here:

The Human Capital Index measures countries’ ability to maximize and leverage their human capital endowment. The index assesses Learning and Employment outcomes across 5 distinct age groups, on a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best), and assesses 130 economies.

The Human Capital Index from 2015 is found here for comparison:

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