United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

KEY INDICATORS

  • GDP (US$ billions):655.79
  • Population:9,890,400
  • HDI:0.89

Gki Rank

11/154
Gki Score
67.3
World Average
48.4

Country Performance Summary

United Arab Emirates is a leading performer in terms of its knowledge infrastructure. It ranks 11th out of 154 countries in the Global Knowledge Index 2021 and 11th out of the 61 countries with very high human development.

Areas of Strength

  • Mobile upload and download speeds
  • Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per hundred inhabitants
  • Households with Internet access at home (%)
  • Individuals with standard ICT skills (%)
  • Internet users (%)

Areas of Improvement

  • Share of students enrolled in secondary vocational programmes
  • Academic freedom
  • Industrial design applications (per 100 billion GDP)
  • Trademark applications (per 100 billion GDP)
  • Renewable energy consumption (%)

SECTORAL INDICES

Rank
Value
United Arab Emirates