The list takes into account “the knowledge and skills people possess that enable them to create value in the global economic system” to measure the ‘human capital’ rank of a country. India is ranked lower than its BRICS peers, with Russian Federation placed as high as 16th place, followed by China at 34th, Brazil at 77th and South Africa at 87th place. The report measures total 130 countries.
- United States
- India was ranked 105th on this list last year (2016).
- Finland was on the top in 2016 which has pushed by Norway to second place this year.
- World Economic Forum (WEF) is headquartered in Geneva.