Azerbaijan leads South Caucasus countries in human capital index

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 22

By Emin Aliyev - Trend:

Azerbaijan is leading the South Caucasus countries in the human capital index, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Human Capital Report 2013.

Azerbaijan ranks 64th among 122 countries with a score of -0.157 points, the WEF said.

Armenia took 73rd place with -0.218 points. The worst result in the region belongs to Georgia, which ranks 77th with a score of -0.258 points.

The calculation of the rating was based on an analysis of four additional indicators, that is, in terms of 'Education' Azerbaijan took 71st place with a score of -0.153 points, in terms of 'Health and wellness' 94th place (-0.414 points), 'Workforce and employment' 55th place (-0.016 points) and 'Enabling environment' 55th place (-0.016 points).

The rating is led by Switzerland, Finland and Singapore, with 1.455, 1.406 and 1.232 points respectively.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by C.N.

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