Uruguay

Uruguay

KEY INDICATORS

  • GDP (US$ billions):69.57
  • Population:3,473,727
  • HDI:0.817

Gki Rank

56/154
Gki Score
51.7
World Average
48.4

Country Performance Summary

Uruguay is a strong performer in terms of its knowledge infrastructure. It ranks 56th out of 154 countries in the Global Knowledge Index 2021 and 52nd out of the 61 countries with very high human development.

Areas of Strength

  • Proportion of children with stimulating home learning environment
  • Academic freedom
  • Gross attendance ratio for tertiary education, location parity
  • Firms producing new goods and services (%)
  • Peace and stability

Areas of Improvement

  • Teaching staff compensation (% tertiary expenditure)
  • Labour force participation rate with advanced education
  • Researchers in business enterprises (%)
  • Entrepreneurial employee activity rate
  • Extent of corporate transparency

SECTORAL INDICES

Rank
Value
Uruguay