Bahrain ranked first in the Gulf and second in the Arab world on the latest World Economic Forum report in terms of economic participation and creating opportunities.
Globally, Bahrain ranks 137 with a score of 0.63.
Bahrain bridged 63.2% of the gender gap, compared to the global average of 68%.
The education gap closed at a rate of 98.5%, which exceeded the global average of 95%. Bahrain maintained its advanced level in education by ranking first in the world in the indicators of net enrolment in secondary education and total enrolment in higher education.
In the health sector, Bahrain mended the gap by 96%, on par with the Global average.