Rabat - Morocco ranks at 95th out 124 countries in the 'Human Capital Index', according to the Human Capital Report 2015 issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Rabat – Morocco ranks at 95th out 124 countries in the ‘Human Capital Index’, according to the Human Capital Report 2015 issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
With a score of 59.04 out of 100, Morocco is ranked 8th in the MENA region. Countries are ranked on the basis of 46 indicators that “track how well countries are developing and deploying their human capital, focusing on education, skills and employment”.
According to the report, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria share many of the same strengths and weaknesses, In particular, their 15-24 age groups display a high level of skill diversity, while at the same time recording high unemployment rates and low tertiary and vocational enrolment.
In the MENA region, Israel is ranked 29th, UAE (54th), Qatar (56th), Jordan (76th), Egypt (84th), Saudi Arabia (85th), Kuwait (93rd), Morocco (95th), Tunisia (98th), Algeria (114th), Mauritania (122nd) and Yemen (124th).
The World Economic Forum (WEF) released the Human Capital Report 2015 on Thursday in Geneva, Switzerland.
The WEF conducted the study in collaboration with Mercer, an American global human resource and related financial services consulting firm.
Finland tops the 124-country list, followed by Norway, Switzerland, Canada, Japan, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand and Belgium.