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Human Capital


Human capital is a complex concept reflecting the knowledge, skills and personal attributes that make people productive and that have been acquired through formal and informal education.1 Investment in education and a high level of qualification or human capital boosts a country's medium- and long-term innovative capacity and economic growth.

The indicators listed in the ‘Human Capital’ category provide information on the level of qualification of Germany as a location for innovation. The international comparison allows an assessment of how these findings compare to other industrialized nations. Select an indicator to go to the interactive chart.

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