Chile

KEY INDICATORS

  • GDP (US$ billions):445.893
  • Population:19,116,209
  • HDI:0.851

Gki Rank

40/123
Gki Score
54.08
World Average
48.6

Country Performance Summary

Chile is a strong performer in terms of its knowledge infrastructure. It ranks 40th out of 123 countries in the Global Knowledge Index 2021 and 39th out of the 56 countries with very high human development.

Areas of Strength

  • Firms that spend on R&D (%)
  • Gross attendance ratio for tertiary education, wealth parity
  • MSME financing gap (% GDP)
  • Computer software spending (% GDP)
  • Average documents per researcher

Areas of Improvement

  • Proportion of skilled production workers
  • Firms constrained with inadequately educated workforce (%)
  • Industrial design applications (per 100 billion GDP)
  • Ratio of medium-skill TVET occupations earnings to average wage
  • Cultural goods exports (% exports)

SECTORAL INDICES

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