The Index Simulator

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Country description

Iraq is an upper middle income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 5.94 Thousand USD (2022) and HDI value of 0.69 (2021)

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 Iraq


2019 2021 Simulator
projection
Rank 152 154
Score
0.53Value: 0.53
0.53Value: 0.5349
Value: 0.5349

Comparison benchmarks
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Top 3 in Income Group
Top 3 in Region
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Income Group
Region
KPI Information icon 2021 - Iraq
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Current Value
Female Male Ratio Female Male Ratio
plus interface iconEconomic Participation and Opportunity
Rank 155 / Score 0.23
Labor force participation rateInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.288657241829948
85.30 6.30
Worst: Yemen 6.30
Best: Nepal 85.30
7.34%
Worst: Papua New Guinea 48.9
Best: Qatar 95.5
59.66%
15.776
12.1Value: 12.1
76.7Value: 76.7
15.776
Wage equality for similar workInformation icon
Initial Value: 0
Worst:
Best:
Worst:
Best:
..Value: ..
..Value: ..
Estimated earned incomeInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.320065259712858
92.90 0.24
Worst: Yemen 0.24
Best: Luxembourg 92.90
2.24%
Worst: Burundi 0.8
Best: Luxembourg 137.1
13.72%
11.897
2.32Value: 2.32
19.5Value: 19.5
11.897
Legislators, senior officials and managersInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.215494441615263
70.10 4.08
Worst: Afghanistan 4.08
Best: Togo 70.10
26.84%
Worst: Togo 29.9
Best: Afghanistan 96
73.07%
27.877
21.8Value: 21.8
78.2Value: 78.2
27.877
Professional and technical workersInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.175783056841932
72.70 17.00
Worst: Yemen 17.00
Best: Belarus 72.70
27.83%
Worst: Belarus 27.3
Best: Yemen 83
72.17%
48.148
32.5Value: 32.5
67.5Value: 67.5
48.148
plus interface iconEducational Attainment
Rank 145 / Score 0.81
Literacy rateInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.189679567402898
99.99 13.94
Worst: Chad 13.94
Best: Ukraine 99.99
76.65%
Worst: Chad 31.3
Best: Ukraine 100
87.19%
87.61
79.9Value: 79.9
91.2Value: 91.2
87.61
Enrollment in primary educationInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.460761231474186
99.80 44.40
Worst: Liberia 44.40
Best: Malaysia 99.80
76.71%
Worst: Liberia 44.1
Best: Malaysia 100
97.14%
88.313
86.9Value: 86.9
98.4Value: 98.4
88.313
Enrollment in secondary educationInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.228924210450672
100.00 10.03
Worst: Angola 10.03
Best: Canada 100.00
34.98%
Worst: Angola 12.5
Best: Singapore 99.8
52.81%
70.819
41.5Value: 41.5
58.6Value: 58.6
70.819
Enrollment in tertiary educationInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.120634990672243
137.00 0.62
Worst: Malawi 0.62
Best: Greece 137.00
8.34%
Worst: Malawi 1
Best: Greece 136.2
14.13%
59.701
12Value: 12
20.1Value: 20.1
59.701
plus interface iconHealth and Survival
Rank 96 / Score 0.97
Sex ratio at birthInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.693465539206749
Worst:
Best:
Worst:
Best:
93.9
..Value: ..
..Value: ..
93.9
Healthy life expectancyInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.306534460793251
75.50 44.84
Worst: Lesotho 44.84
Best: Japan 75.50
61.51%
Worst: Lesotho 42.3
Best: Japan 72.6
63.7%
103.409
63.7Value: 63.7
61.6Value: 61.6
103.409
plus interface iconPolitical Empowerment
Rank 109 / Score 0.14
Women in parliamentInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.309721886250021
61.30 0.00
Worst: Papua New Guinea 0.00
Best: Rwanda 61.30
43.07%
Worst: Rwanda 38.7
Best: Papua New Guinea 100
56.93%
35.87
26.4Value: 26.4
73.6Value: 73.6
35.87
Women in ministerial positionsInformation icon
Initial Value: 0.247212571855779
58.80 0.00
Worst: Armenia 0.00
Best: Nicaragua 58.80
15.48%
Worst: Nicaragua 41.2
Best: Armenia 100
84.52%
10.011
9.1Value: 9.1
90.9Value: 90.9
10.011
Years with female/male head of state (last 50)Information icon
Initial Value: 0.443065541894201
27.20 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Bangladesh 27.20
0%
Worst: Bangladesh 22.8
Best: Afghanistan 50
100%
0
0Value: 0
50Value: 50
0
Index Global Highlights
Global Details
Global Average
0.7 Value: 0.703835256410256
Developed Economies Average
0.76 0.761177777777778
Developing Economies Average
0.69 0.688732467532468
Highest Ranked Country Country Iceland
Score
0.89 0.8924
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Afghanistan
Score
0.44 0.4443
Global Rank 156
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country Iceland
Score
0.89 0.8924
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Japan
Score
0.66 0.6555
Global Rank 120
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Namibia
Score
0.81 0.8089
Global Rank 6
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Yemen
Score
0.49 0.4921
Global Rank 155
Arab Region Details Information icon
Arab Average
0.61 0.6132875
Arab Diversified Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, State of Palestine
0.61 0.612475
Arab LDC Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen
0.56 0.5552
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score
0.72 0.7154
Global Rank 72
Lowest Ranked Country Country Yemen
Score
0.49 0.4921
Global Rank 155
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Egypt
Score
0.64 0.6391
Global Rank 129
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country Iraq
Score
0.53 0.5349
Global Rank 154
Highest Arab LDC Country Mauritania
Score
0.61 0.6058
Global Rank 146
Lowest Arab LDC Country Yemen
Score
0.49 0.4921
Global Rank 155
Economies per capita
High-Income Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Nauru, Chile, Cyprus, Denmark, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Monaco, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Qatar, Korea, Rep., Romania, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Czech Republic, Hong Kong SAR
0.74 0.73823137254902
Upper-Middle-Income Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Russian Federation, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia, Kosovo, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela, South Africa, North Macedonia
0.71 0.70804
Lower-Middle-Income Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Myanmar, Comoros, Congo, Rep., Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ghana, Honduras, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Moldova, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Uruguay, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Cote d'Ivoire, State of Palestine
0.68 0.684079069767442
Low Income Afghanistan, Chad, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Korea Dem Rep., Congo, Democratic Rep., Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Haiti, Malawi, Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Niger, Somalia, Rwanda, Togo, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Uganda, Yemen, Central African Republic
0.65 0.650752380952381
Oil Exporting/Importing
Oil Exporting Average Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Chad, China, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, 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, Slovak Republic, 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, Viet Nam, Yemen
0.7 0.696170967741935
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, Croatia, Korea Dem Rep., Myanmar, Nauru, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Haiti, Malawi, Mali, Monaco, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Somalia, Korea, Rep., Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Togo, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Uruguay, Czech Republic, Hong Kong SAR, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, South Africa, State of Palestine, North Macedonia
0.71 0.708494623655914
Oil Exporting Best Country Norway
Score
0.85 0.8492
Global Rank 3
Oil Exporting Worst Country Yemen
Score
0.49 0.4921
Global Rank 155
Oil Importing Best Country Iceland
Score
0.89 0.8924
Global Rank 1
Oil Importing Worst Country Afghanistan
Score
0.44 0.4443
Global Rank 156
OECD Information icon
OECD Average
0.76 0.758367567567568
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 0.76650303030303
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
0.7 0.70448
OECD Best Country Iceland
Score
0.89 0.8924
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Turkey
Score
0.64 0.6375
Global Rank 133
OECD Developed Best Country Iceland
Score
0.89 0.8924
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Japan
Score
0.66 0.6555
Global Rank 120
OECD Developing Best Country Mexico
Score
0.76 0.7574
Global Rank 34
OECD Developing Worst Country Turkey
Score
0.64 0.6375
Global Rank 133
Arab region Information icon
Simple Average
0.62
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score 0.72
Rank 72
Lowest Ranked Country Country Yemen
Score 0.49
Rank 155
AMU Information icon
Simple Average
0.62
Highest Ranked Country Country Tunisia
Score 0.65
Rank 126
Lowest Ranked Country Country Mauritania
Score 0.61
Rank 146
East Asia and Pacific Information icon
Simple Average
0.7
Highest Ranked Country Country New Zealand
Score 0.84
Rank 4
Lowest Ranked Country Country Vanuatu
Score 0.62
Rank 141
Europe and Central Asia Information icon
Simple Average
0.75
Highest Ranked Country Country Iceland
Score 0.89
Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Turkey
Score 0.64
Rank 133
Latin America and The Caribbean Information icon
Simple Average
0.73
Highest Ranked Country Country Nicaragua
Score 0.8
Rank 12
Lowest Ranked Country Country Guatemala
Score 0.66
Rank 122
North America Information icon
Simple Average
0.77
Highest Ranked Country Country Canada
Score 0.77
Rank 24
Lowest Ranked Country Country United States
Score 0.76
Rank 30
South Asia Information icon
Simple Average
0.62
Highest Ranked Country Country Bangladesh
Score 0.72
Rank 65
Lowest Ranked Country Country Afghanistan
Score 0.44
Rank 156
Sub-Saharan Africa Information icon
Simple Average
0.69
Highest Ranked Country Country Namibia
Score 0.81
Rank 6
Lowest Ranked Country Country Congo, Democratic Rep.
Score 0.58
Rank 151
Organization of Islamic Cooperation Information icon
Simple Average
0.65
Highest Ranked Country Country Albania
Score 0.77
Rank 25
Lowest Ranked Country Country Afghanistan
Score 0.44
Rank 156
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