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

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.

Source: World Bank staff calculations based on the methodology described in World Bank (2018). https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/30498

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Singapore 0.88 2017
2 Korea 0.85 2017
3 Japan 0.84 2017
4 Hong Kong SAR, China 0.82 2017
5 Finland 0.81 2017
6 Ireland 0.81 2017
7 Australia 0.80 2017
8 Sweden 0.80 2017
8 Netherlands 0.80 2017
10 Canada 0.80 2017
11 Germany 0.80 2017
12 Austria 0.79 2017
13 Slovenia 0.79 2017
14 Czech Republic 0.78 2017
15 United Kingdom 0.78 2017
16 Portugal 0.78 2017
17 Denmark 0.77 2017
18 Norway 0.77 2017
19 Italy 0.77 2017
20 Switzerland 0.77 2017
20 New Zealand 0.77 2017
22 France 0.77 2017
23 Israel 0.76 2017
24 United States 0.76 2017
25 Macao SAR, China 0.76 2017
26 Belgium 0.76 2017
27 Serbia 0.76 2017
28 Cyprus 0.75 2017
29 Estonia 0.75 2017
29 Poland 0.75 2017
31 Kazakhstan 0.75 2017
32 Spain 0.74 2017
33 Iceland 0.74 2017
34 Russia 0.73 2017
35 Latvia 0.72 2017
36 Croatia 0.72 2017
37 Lithuania 0.71 2017
38 Hungary 0.70 2017
39 Malta 0.70 2017
40 Slovak Republic 0.69 2017
41 Luxembourg 0.69 2017
42 Greece 0.68 2017
43 Seychelles 0.68 2017
44 Bulgaria 0.68 2017
45 Chile 0.67 2017
46 China 0.67 2017
47 Bahrain 0.67 2017
48 Vietnam 0.67 2017
49 United Arab Emirates 0.66 2017
50 Ukraine 0.65 2017
51 Turkey 0.63 2017
51 Mauritius 0.63 2017
51 Mongolia 0.63 2017
54 Oman 0.62 2017
54 Malaysia 0.62 2017
56 Albania 0.62 2017
57 Costa Rica 0.62 2017
58 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.62 2017
59 Qatar 0.62 2017
59 Montenegro 0.62 2017
61 Georgia 0.61 2017
62 Trinidad and Tobago 0.61 2017
63 Argentina 0.61 2017
64 Mexico 0.61 2017
65 Thailand 0.60 2017
66 Ecuador 0.60 2017
67 Romania 0.60 2017
68 Uruguay 0.60 2017
69 Azerbaijan 0.60 2017
70 Colombia 0.59 2017
71 Iran 0.59 2017
72 Peru 0.59 2017
73 Saudi Arabia 0.59 2017
74 Sri Lanka 0.58 2017
75 Moldova 0.58 2017
75 Kyrgyz Republic 0.58 2017
77 Kuwait 0.58 2017
78 Armenia 0.57 2017
79 Jordan 0.56 2017
80 Brazil 0.56 2017
81 Tuvalu 0.55 2017
82 Philippines 0.55 2017
83 Jamaica 0.54 2017
84 Lebanon 0.54 2017
85 Indonesia 0.54 2017
86 North Macedonia 0.53 2017
87 Tajikistan 0.53 2017
87 Paraguay 0.53 2017
89 Panama 0.53 2017
90 Nicaragua 0.53 2017
91 Algeria 0.52 2017
92 Kenya 0.52 2017
93 Tonga 0.51 2017
94 Tunisia 0.51 2017
95 El Salvador 0.50 2017
96 Morocco 0.50 2017
97 Guyana 0.50 2017
98 Cambodia 0.49 2017
99 Dominican Republic 0.49 2017
100 Honduras 0.49 2017
100 Nepal 0.49 2017
102 Egypt 0.49 2017
103 Kiribati 0.48 2017
103 Bangladesh 0.48 2017
105 Myanmar 0.47 2017
106 Vanuatu 0.47 2017
107 Guatemala 0.46 2017
108 Gabon 0.45 2017
109 Lao PDR 0.45 2017
110 Haiti 0.45 2017
111 Solomon Islands 0.44 2017
112 Zimbabwe 0.44 2017
113 India 0.44 2017
114 Ghana 0.44 2017
115 Namibia 0.44 2017
116 Timor-Leste 0.43 2017
117 Botswana 0.42 2017
118 Congo 0.42 2017
119 Senegal 0.42 2017
120 Togo 0.41 2017
121 Comoros 0.41 2017
121 Eswatini 0.41 2017
123 Malawi 0.41 2017
124 Benin 0.41 2017
124 South Africa 0.41 2017
126 Tanzania 0.40 2017
127 Iraq 0.40 2017
128 The Gambia 0.40 2017
129 Zambia 0.40 2017
130 Cameroon 0.39 2017
131 Pakistan 0.39 2017
131 Afghanistan 0.39 2017
133 Ethiopia 0.39 2017
134 Papua New Guinea 0.38 2017
135 Uganda 0.38 2017
136 Burundi 0.38 2017
137 Sudan 0.38 2017
138 Madagascar 0.37 2017
138 Guinea 0.37 2017
138 Rwanda 0.37 2017
141 Lesotho 0.37 2017
142 Burkina Faso 0.37 2017
142 Dem. Rep. Congo 0.37 2017
142 Yemen 0.37 2017
145 Angola 0.36 2017
145 Mozambique 0.36 2017
147 Mauritania 0.35 2017
147 Côte d'Ivoire 0.35 2017
149 Sierra Leone 0.35 2017
150 Nigeria 0.34 2017
151 Liberia 0.32 2017
152 Mali 0.32 2017
153 Niger 0.32 2017
154 Chad 0.29 2017

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