2021

global knowledge index
Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago

KEY INDICATORS

  • GDP (US$ billions)33.34
  • Population1,399,491
  • HDI0.796

Gki Rank

76/154
Gki Score
48.3
World Average
48.4

Country Performance Summary

Trinidad and Tobago is a moderate performer in terms of its knowledge infrastructure. It ranks 76th out of 154 countries in the Global Knowledge Index 2021 and 18th out of the 39 countries with high human development.

Areas of Strength

  • Completion rate in upper secondary education, location parity
  • Share of TVET occupations
  • GERD financed from abroad (%)
  • Transport productive capacity
  • Industry and services value added (% GDP)

Areas of Improvement

  • Unemployment rate with advanced education
  • Citations per document
  • Patent applications (per 100 billion GDP)
  • Firms with new product/service (%)
  • Ecological footprint per capita

SECTORAL INDICES

Rank
Value
Trinidad and Tobago