2021

global knowledge index
Chile

Chile

KEY INDICATORS

  • GDP (US$ billions)445.89
  • Population19,116,209
  • HDI0.851

Gki Rank

47/154
Gki Score
54.5
World Average
48.4

Country Performance Summary

Chile is a strong performer in terms of its knowledge infrastructure. It ranks 47th out of 154 countries in the Global Knowledge Index 2021 and 44th out of the 61 countries with very high human development.

Areas of Strength

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

Areas of Improvement

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

SECTORAL INDICES

Rank
Value
Chile