Global Social Mobility Index

The Global Social Mobility Index is an index prepared by the World Economic Forum in the Global Social Mobility report. The Index measures the intergenerational social mobility in different countries in relation to socioeconomic outcomes. The inaugural ranking ranked 82 countries.[1]

Methodology

The Index is grounded on the following five factors:[2]

Health

  • Overall

Education

  • Education access
  • Education quality and equity
  • Lifelong learning

Technology

  • Technology access

Work

  • Work opportunities
  • Fair wage distribution
  • Working conditions

Resilience & Institutions

  • Social protection
  • Inclusive institutions

Global Social Mobility Index (2020)

List of countries ranked by their score in the Global Social Mobility Index 2020. The value 100 was the best possible score a country could reach.[2]

Rank Country Index Score
1  Denmark 85.2
2  Norway 83.6
3  Finland 83.6
4  Sweden 83.5
5  Iceland 82.7
6  Netherlands 82.4
7   Switzerland 82.1
8  Belgium 80.1
9  Austria 80.1
10  Luxembourg 79.8
11  Germany 78.8
12  France 76.7
13  Slovenia 76.4
14  Canada 76.1
15  Japan 76.1
16  Australia 75.1
17  Malta 75.0
18  Ireland 75.0
19  Czech Republic 74.7
20  Singapore 74.6
21  United Kingdom 74.4
22  New Zealand 74.3
23  Estonia 73.5
24  Portugal 72.0
25  South Korea 71.4
26  Lithuania 70.5
27  United States 70.4
28  Spain 70.0
29  Cyprus 69.4
30  Poland 69.1
31  Latvia 69.0
32  Slovakia 68.5
33  Israel 68.1
34  Italy 67.4
35  Uruguay 67.1
36  Croatia 66.7
37  Hungary 65.8
38  Kazakhstan 64.8
39  Russia 64.7
40  Bulgaria 63.8
41  Serbia 63.8
42  Romania 63.1
43  Malaysia 62.0
44  Costa Rica 61.6
45  China 61.5
46  Ukraine 61.2
47  Chile 60.3
48  Greece 59.8
49  Moldova 59.6
50  Vietnam 57.8
51  Argentina 57.3
52  Saudi Arabia 57.1
53  Georgia 55.6
54  Albania 55.6
55  Thailand 55.4
56  Armenia 53.9
57  Ecuador 53.9
58  Mexico 52.6
59  Sri Lanka 52.3
60  Brazil 52.1
61  Philippines 51.7
62  Tunisia 51.7
63  Panama 51.4
64  Turkey 51.3
65  Colombia 50.3
66  Peru 49.9
67  Indonesia 49.3
68  El Salvador 47.4
69  Paraguay 46.8
70  Ghana 45.5
71  Egypt 44.8
72  Laos 43.8
73  Morocco 43.7
74  Honduras 43.5
75  Guatemala 43.5
76  India 42.7
77  South Africa 41.4
78  Bangladesh 40.2
79  Pakistan 36.7
80  Cameroon 36.0
81  Senegal 36.0
82  Ivory Coast 34.5

References

  1. ^Jones, Katie (2020-02-07). “Ranked: The Social Mobility of 82 Countries”. Visual Capitalist. Retrieved 2020-02-23.
  2. ^ Jump up to:ab “The Global Social Mobility Report 2020” (PDF). Word Economic Forum. Retrieved 2020-02-23.

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