Human capital index (HCI) (scale 0-1)

Definition: The HCI calculates the contributions of health and education to worker productivity. The final index score ranges from zero to one and measures the productivity as a future worker of child born today relative to the benchmark of full health and complete education.

Description: The map below shows how Human capital index (HCI) (scale 0-1) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Singapore, with a value of 0.88. The country with the lowest value in the world is Central African Republic, with a value of 0.29.

Source: World Bank staff calculations based on the methodology described in World Bank (2018).

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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