Uruguay

KEY INDICATORS

  • GDP (US$ billions):69.565
  • Population:3,473,727
  • HDI:0.817

Gki Rank

46/123
Gki Score
52.06
World Average
48.6

Country Performance Summary

Uruguay is a strong performer in terms of its knowledge infrastructure. It ranks 46th out of 123 countries in the Global Knowledge Index 2021 and 47th out of the 56 countries with very high human development.

Areas of Strength

  • Academic freedom
  • Enrolment in bachelor's or equivalent level (%)
  • Firms producing new goods and services (%)
  • Gross attendance ratio for tertiary education, wealth parity
  • Peace and stability

Areas of Improvement

  • Extent of corporate transparency
  • Entrepreneurial employee activity rate
  • Researchers in business enterprises (%)
  • Internet and telephony competition
  • Gross fixed capital formation (% GDP)

SECTORAL INDICES

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