The Index Simulator

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Country description

Kuwait is a high income country. It has a GDP per capita of around USD (2021) and HDI value of 0.81 (2019)

Index description

Gender parity has a fundamental bearing on whether or not economies and societies thrive. Developing and deploying one-half of the world’s available talent has a huge bearing on the growth, competitiveness and future-readiness of economies and businesses worldwide.

Results for Kuwait


2019 2021 2022 Simulator
projection
Rank 122 143 130
Score
0.65Value: 0.65
0.62Value: 0.6213
0.63Value: 0.632
Value: 0.632

Comparison benchmarks
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Top 3 in Region
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Income Group
Region
KPI Information icon 2022
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Kuwait
Female Male Ratio Female Male Ratio
plus interface iconEconomic Participation and Opportunity
Rank 123 / Score 0.54
Labor force participation rateInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.199281784064834
82.5 13.47
Worst: Jordan 13.47
Best: Rwanda 82.5
49.2%
Worst: Moldova 43.93
Best: Qatar 95.46
77.37%
56.599
47.43Value: 47.43
83.8Value: 83.8
56.599
Wage equality for similar workInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.309624858875936
Worst:
Best:
Worst:
Best:
66.8
..Value: ..
..Value: ..
66.8
Estimated earned incomeInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.220965098843174
833.25 0.589
Worst: Afghanistan 0.589
Best: Burundi 833.25
2.67%
Worst: Liberia 1.3
Best: Burundi 627.25
9.18%
38.86
22.83Value: 22.83
58.75Value: 58.75
38.86
Legislators, senior officials and managersInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.148772005541588
70.11 4.47
Worst: Pakistan 4.47
Best: Togo 70.11
13.92%
Worst: Togo 29.89
Best: Pakistan 95.53
86.08%
15.754
13.61Value: 13.61
86.39Value: 86.39
15.754
Professional and technical workersInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.121356252674468
69.72 17.85
Worst: Chad 17.85
Best: Belarus 69.72
58.61%
Worst: Belarus 30.28
Best: Chad 82.15
41.39%
93.237
48.25Value: 48.25
51.75Value: 51.75
93.237
plus interface iconEducational Attainment
Rank 47 / Score 1
Literacy rateInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.189679567402898
99.9582 13.9552
Worst: Chad 13.9552
Best: Ukraine 99.9582
94.64%
Worst: Chad 31.3288
Best: Ukraine 99.9939
95.72%
98.248
95.35Value: 95.3517
97.05Value: 97.0538
98.248
Enrollment in primary educationInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.460761231474186
99.98 55.09
Worst: Niger 55.09
Best: Switzerland 99.98
98.08%
Worst: Mali 62.09
Best: Norway 99.95
88.56%
103.66
99.12Value: 99.12
95.62Value: 95.62
103.66
Enrollment in secondary educationInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.228924210450672
165.74 0.465
Worst: China 0.465
Best: Belgium 165.74
60.8%
Worst: Lebanon 0.49
Best: Belgium 146.9
64.5%
106.363
100.96Value: 100.96
94.92Value: 94.92
106.363
Enrollment in tertiary educationInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.120634990672243
150.05 1.29
Worst: Malawi 1.29
Best: Greece 150.05
54.11%
Worst: Malawi 2.17
Best: Greece 147.08
28.49%
188.216
81.78Value: 81.78
43.45Value: 43.45
188.216
plus interface iconHealth and Survival
Rank 89 / Score 0.97
Sex ratio at birthInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.693465539206749
Worst:
Best:
Worst:
Best:
94.4
..Value: ..
..Value: ..
94.4
Healthy life expectancyInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.306534460793251
75.4003 44.838
Worst: Lesotho 44.838
Best: Japan 75.4003
85.93%
Worst: Lesotho 42.3
Best: Japan 72.6
89.77%
102.302
71.1Value: 71.1
69.5Value: 69.5
102.302
plus interface iconPolitical Empowerment
Rank 145 / Score 0.02
Women in parliamentInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.309721886250021
61.3 0
Worst: Vanuatu 0
Best: Rwanda 61.3
2.61%
Worst: Rwanda 38.7
Best: Vanuatu 100
97.39%
1.626
1.6Value: 1.6
98.4Value: 98.4
1.626
Women in ministerial positionsInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.247212571855779
58.82 0
Worst: Armenia 0
Best: Nicaragua 58.82
11.34%
Worst: Nicaragua 41.18
Best: Armenia 100
88.66%
7.147
6.67Value: 6.67
93.33Value: 93.33
7.147
Years with female/male head of state (last 50)Information icon
Initial Value: 0.443065541894201
28.31 0
Worst: Albania 0
Best: Bangladesh 28.31
0%
Worst: Bangladesh 21.69
Best: Afghanistan 50
100%
0
0Value: 0
50Value: 50
0
Index Global Highlights
Global Details
Global Average
0.71 Value: 0.709760273972603
Developed Economies Average
0.76 0.762828571428572
Developing Economies Average
0.69 0.693266666666667
Highest Ranked Country Country Iceland
Score
0.91 0.908
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Afghanistan
Score
0.44 0.435
Global Rank 146
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country Iceland
Score
0.91 0.908
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Japan
Score
0.65 0.65
Global Rank 116
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Rwanda
Score
0.81 0.811
Global Rank 6
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Pakistan
Score
0.56 0.564
Global Rank 145
Arab Region Details Information icon
Arab Average
0.64 0.635384615384615
Arab Diversified Lebanon, Egypt, State of Palestine, Jordan, Iraq
0.64 0.639333333333333
Arab LDC Mauritania, Djibouti, Comoros, Somalia, Yemen, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic
0.63 0.631
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score
0.72 0.716
Global Rank 68
Lowest Ranked Country Country Algeria
Score
0.6 0.602
Global Rank 140
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Lebanon
Score
0.64 0.644
Global Rank 119
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country Egypt
Score
0.64 0.635
Global Rank 129
Highest Arab LDC Country Comoros
Score
0.63 0.631
Global Rank 134
Lowest Arab LDC Country Comoros
Score
0.63 0.631
Global Rank 134
Economies per capita
High-Income Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Slovak Republic, Korea, Rep.
0.74 0.740708333333333
Upper-Middle-Income Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Russian Federation, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela, South Africa, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Dominican Republic
0.71 0.714973684210526
Lower-Middle-Income Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ghana, Honduras, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Moldova, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe, Uruguay, Zambia, State of Palestine, Congo, Rep., Papua New Guinea, Tanzania, Viet Nam
0.69 0.688975609756098
Low Income Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Rep., Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Korea Dem Rep., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Togo, Uganda, Yemen
0.67 0.666
Oil Exporting/Importing
Oil Exporting Average Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China, Colombia, Congo, Rep., Congo, Democratic Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Yemen, Slovak Republic, Viet Nam
0.71 0.708666666666667
Oil Importing Average Afghanistan, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Korea, Rep., Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Togo, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zimbabwe, Uruguay, Zambia, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, South Africa, State of Palestine, North Macedonia, Hong Kong SAR, Kosovo, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Korea Dem Rep., Tanzania
0.71 0.710402173913044
Oil Exporting Best Country Norway
Score
0.84 0.845
Global Rank 3
Oil Exporting Worst Country Congo, Democratic Rep.
Score
0.57 0.575
Global Rank 144
Oil Importing Best Country Iceland
Score
0.91 0.908
Global Rank 1
Oil Importing Worst Country Afghanistan
Score
0.44 0.435
Global Rank 146
OECD Information icon
OECD Average
0.76 0.760189189189189
OECD Developed Average Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Czech Republic
0.77 0.768272727272727
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
0.71 0.7076
OECD Best Country Iceland
Score
0.91 0.908
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Turkey
Score
0.64 0.639
Global Rank 124
OECD Developed Best Country Iceland
Score
0.91 0.908
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Japan
Score
0.65 0.65
Global Rank 116
OECD Developing Best Country Mexico
Score
0.76 0.764
Global Rank 31
OECD Developing Worst Country Turkey
Score
0.64 0.639
Global Rank 124
Arab region Information icon
Simple Average
0.64
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score 0.72
Rank 68
Lowest Ranked Country Country Algeria
Score 0.6
Rank 140
AMU Information icon
Simple Average
0.62
Highest Ranked Country Country Tunisia
Score 0.64
Rank 120
Lowest Ranked Country Country Algeria
Score 0.6
Rank 140
East Asia and Pacific Information icon
Simple Average
0.71
Highest Ranked Country Country New Zealand
Score 0.84
Rank 4
Lowest Ranked Country Country Japan
Score 0.65
Rank 116
Europe and Central Asia Information icon
Simple Average
0.75
Highest Ranked Country Country Iceland
Score 0.91
Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Turkey
Score 0.64
Rank 124
Latin America and The Caribbean Information icon
Simple Average
0.74
Highest Ranked Country Country Nicaragua
Score 0.81
Rank 7
Lowest Ranked Country Country Guatemala
Score 0.66
Rank 113
North America Information icon
Simple Average
0.77
Highest Ranked Country Country Canada
Score 0.77
Rank 25
Lowest Ranked Country Country United States
Score 0.77
Rank 27
South Asia Information icon
Simple Average
0.62
Highest Ranked Country Country Bangladesh
Score 0.71
Rank 71
Lowest Ranked Country Country Afghanistan
Score 0.44
Rank 146
Sub-Saharan Africa Information icon
Simple Average
0.69
Highest Ranked Country Country Rwanda
Score 0.81
Rank 6
Lowest Ranked Country Country Congo, Democratic Rep.
Score 0.57
Rank 144
Organization of Islamic Cooperation Information icon
Simple Average
0.65
Highest Ranked Country Country Albania
Score 0.79
Rank 18
Lowest Ranked Country Country Afghanistan
Score 0.44
Rank 146
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