Date: a month ago   Category: Society

Ukraine improved positions in the index of the human capital


The World Bank published global rating which it calls the index of the human capital (Human capital index) which tries to measure as far as the governments allow the people to realize the potential completely.

As was reported by the president of the World Bank Group Jim Han Kim during the annual meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Indonesia, the index of the human capital is influenced by education level and health care systems in the country. So, at improvement of their quality, children in Morocco, El Salvador, Tunisia and Kenya can earn in addition 50% during the life.

According to the rating of the World Bank, first place was won by Singapore, and the USA was placed on the 24th place. At the same time in the index the status of boys and girls in 157 countries is also compared. In the USA, for example, girls have an indicator of HCI 0,76 and boys 0,73 of at most 1 that makes the 32nd place for girls and the 25th place for boys in comparison with other countries. It means that if investments into the fields of health care and education are fully effective, girls can earn at 32% more, and boys - are 35% more for the life.

Ukraine gained 0,65 points, having taken respectively the 50th place in rating. Below Ukraine on indicators there were Turkey, Qatar, Montenegro and Albania.

Russia, Slovakia and Hungary Bypassed Ukraine. And Singapore became the leader of the rating. In the countries TOP-10 entered: South Korea, Japan, China, Finland, Ireland, Australia, Sweden, Netherlands and Canada. At the end of the list Niger, South Sudan and Chad located.

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