Quality of the education system

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Singapore 6.04
    2. Finland 6.01
    3. Switzerland 5.83
    4. Denmark 5.80
    5. Belgium 5.74
    6. Iceland 5.71
    7. Ireland 5.62
    8. Australia 5.34
    9. Hong Kong 5.33
    10. Norway 5.29
    11. Canada 5.28
    12. Tunisia 5.25
    13. Netherlands 5.21
    14. Austria 5.20
    15. Malaysia 5.19
    16. Sweden 5.18
    17. United States 5.09
    18. South Korea 4.98
    19. Barbados 4.96
    20. New Zealand 4.91
    21. Germany 4.88
    22. Cyprus 4.87
    23. Qatar 4.87
    24. Israel 4.85
    25. Malta 4.80
    26. France 4.78
    27. Japan 4.69
    28. Indonesia 4.62
    29. United Kingdom 4.59
    30. India 4.49
    31. Czech Republic 4.44
    32. Kenya 4.42
    33. Estonia 4.31
    34. Costa Rica 4.30
    35. Jordan 4.28
    36. Luxembourg 4.23
    37. United Arab Emirates 4.22
    38. Zimbabwe 4.22
    39. Thailand 4.14
    40. Latvia 4.14
    41. Slovenia 4.14
    42. Lithuania 4.07
    43. Serbia 4.02
    44. Russia 4.01
    45. Ukraine 3.97
    46. Trinidad and Tobago 3.97
    47. Poland 3.97
    48. Oman 3.92
    49. Gambia 3.91
    50. Spain 3.81
    51. Mauritius 3.80
    52. Philippines 3.80
    53. Sri Lanka 3.79
    54. Botswana 3.78
    55. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.75
    56. Romania 3.74
    57. Colombia 3.72
    58. Puerto Rico 3.68
    59. Croatia 3.68
    60. Zambia 3.68
    61. Slovakia 3.67
    62. Kazakhstan 3.66
    63. Hungary 3.60
    64. Montenegro 3.58
    65. Bahrain 3.57
    66. Portugal 3.54
    67. Uruguay 3.52
    68. Turkey 3.51
    69. Nigeria 3.47
    70. Kyrgyzstan 3.45
    71. China 3.43
    72. Uganda 3.43
    73. Bulgaria 3.38
    74. Italy 3.37
    75. Chile 3.36
    76. Saudi Arabia 3.36
    77. Kuwait 3.33
    78. Senegal 3.33
    79. Guyana 3.30
    80. Greece 3.28
    81. Cameroon 3.24
    82. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.23
    83. Tanzania 3.22
    84. El Salvador 3.19
    85. Pakistan 3.17
    86. Albania 3.16
    87. Morocco 3.08
    88. Jamaica 3.05
    89. Mexico 3.04
    90. Georgia 3.02
    91. Armenia 3.01
    92. Cambodia 3.01
    93. Benin 3.01
    94. Ethiopia 2.96
    95. Azerbaijan 2.94
    96. Nepal 2.93
    97. Lesotho 2.90
    98. Madagascar 2.90
    99. Syria 2.89
    100. Algeria 2.87
    101. South Africa 2.84
    102. Argentina 2.83
    103. Panama 2.81
    104. Bangladesh 2.80
    105. Mali 2.79
    106. Tajikistan 2.70
    107. Burundi 2.67
    108. Mongolia 2.67
    109. Vietnam 2.67
    110. Burkina Faso 2.65
    111. Guatemala 2.65
    112. Mozambique 2.63
    113. Venezuela 2.63
    114. Honduras 2.61
    115. Namibia 2.58
    116. Egypt 2.51
    117. Brazil 2.50
    118. Ecuador 2.41
    119. Nicaragua 2.36
    120. Libya 2.31
    121. Bolivia 2.30
    122. Mauritania 2.28
    123. Dominican Republic 2.25
    124. Chad 2.16
    125. Peru 2.09
    126. Timor Leste 2.06
    127. Paraguay 2.06
    2016 Ranking
    1. Switzerland 6.16
    2. Singapore 5.88
    3. Finland 5.75
    4. Belgium 5.60
    5. Qatar 5.59
    6. Ireland 5.47
    7. Netherlands 5.43
    8. Norway 5.43
    9. New Zealand 5.35
    10. United Arab Emirates 5.32
    11. Iceland 5.32
    12. Malaysia 5.28
    13. Germany 5.26
    14. Australia 5.22
    15. Canada 5.16
    16. Denmark 5.14
    17. United States 5.12
    18. Lebanon 5.10
    19. Malta 4.85
    20. Hong Kong 4.83
    21. United Kingdom 4.83
    22. Barbados 4.74
    23. Sweden 4.69
    24. Israel 4.69
    25. Bahrain 4.64
    26. Estonia 4.62
    27. Costa Rica 4.59
    28. Jordan 4.58
    29. India 4.55
    30. Luxembourg 4.49
    31. Austria 4.48
    32. France 4.47
    33. Albania 4.45
    34. Kenya 4.45
    35. Japan 4.42
    36. Brunei 4.42
    37. Trinidad and Tobago 4.39
    38. Indonesia 4.36
    39. Gambia 4.34
    40. Sri Lanka 4.32
    41. Portugal 4.27
    42. China 4.27
    43. Philippines 4.27
    44. Bhutan 4.26
    45. Rwanda 4.25
    46. Mauritius 4.23
    47. Saudi Arabia 4.18
    48. Ivory Coast 4.13
    49. Slovenia 4.13
    50. Zimbabwe 4.13
    51. Cyprus 4.12
    52. Zambia 4.09
    53. Laos 4.06
    54. Tajikistan 4.06
    55. Ukraine 4.04
    56. Lithuania 3.99
    57. Cape Verde 3.99
    58. Czech Republic 3.94
    59. Ghana 3.86
    60. Jamaica 3.82
    61. Lesotho 3.82
    62. Italy 3.80
    63. Latvia 3.80
    64. Spain 3.77
    65. Botswana 3.74
    66. Thailand 3.73
    67. Armenia 3.72
    68. Russia 3.72
    69. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.71
    70. Pakistan 3.71
    71. Azerbaijan 3.69
    72. Kazakhstan 3.68
    73. Montenegro 3.66
    74. South Korea 3.64
    75. Vietnam 3.61
    76. Nepal 3.60
    77. Poland 3.59
    78. Cameroon 3.59
    79. Oman 3.57
    80. Ecuador 3.57
    81. Senegal 3.55
    82. Ethiopia 3.55
    83. Bangladesh 3.49
    84. Algeria 3.39
    85. Kuwait 3.38
    86. Cambodia 3.37
    87. Chile 3.37
    88. Panama 3.36
    89. Uganda 3.36
    90. Bulgaria 3.35
    91. Namibia 3.32
    92. Argentina 3.31
    93. Liberia 3.31
    94. Georgia 3.29
    95. Tanzania 3.28
    96. Iran 3.27
    97. Colombia 3.26
    98. Honduras 3.24
    99. Malawi 3.24
    100. Mali 3.24
    101. Moldova 3.19
    102. Serbia 3.18
    103. Turkey 3.18
    104. Croatia 3.13
    105. Kyrgyzstan 3.10
    106. Tunisia 3.10
    107. Greece 3.05
    108. Mongolia 3.04
    109. Sierra Leone 3.01
    110. Uruguay 3.00
    111. Mexico 2.97
    112. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.96
    113. Hungary 2.95
    114. Madagascar 2.91
    115. Gabon 2.90
    116. Slovakia 2.88
    117. Nigeria 2.83
    118. Morocco 2.81
    119. Bolivia 2.80
    120. Romania 2.80
    121. Venezuela 2.77
    122. Mozambique 2.73
    123. Dominican Republic 2.72
    124. Burundi 2.68
    125. Guatemala 2.61
    126. Peru 2.58
    127. Brazil 2.56
    128. Chad 2.54
    129. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.49
    130. Benin 2.42
    131. Nicaragua 2.31
    132. El Salvador 2.29
    133. South Africa 2.29
    134. Egypt 2.14
    135. Paraguay 2.12
    136. Mauritania 2.10
    137. Yemen 2.00

    Education can be defined as the stock of skills, competencies, and other productivity-enhancing characteristics embedded in labor, or in other words the efficiency units of labor embedded in raw labor hours. In general, education—as a critical component of a country’s human capital—increases the efficiency of each individual worker and helps economies to move up the value chain beyond manual tasks or simple production processes. Education concerns not only the quantity of schooling—the percentage of the population that completed primary, secondary, or tertiary education—but also, critically, its quality. This indicator will capture the overall quality of the education system and the extent it teaches the relevant skills.

    Source: World Economic Forum