New Human Capital Report: Scandinavia tops – Asia at bottoms

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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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