5. Human Resource P2

Report Title
No. of Participating
Malaysia vs. Selected
Synopsis (In Brief)
Malaysia’s Performance in
Global Gender Gap Report 2012 (tiada)
Malaysia’s Performance in
Human Development Report 2013
Global Gender Gap 2012 is a framework for capturing
the magnitude and scope of gender-based disparities and
tracking their progress from 135 countries. The Index
published by World Economic Forum (WEF),
benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, political,
education and health criteria, and provides country
The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the
South: Human Progress in a Diverse World which
examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven
by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world
and its long-term implications for human development.
The Human Development Report 2013 shows that
rankings that allow for effective comparisons across
regions and income groups, and over time. The
methodology and quantitative analysis behind the
rankings are intended to serve as a basis for designing
effective measures for reducing gender gaps using three
underlying concepts: Gaps vs. levels; Outcomes vs.
means and Gender equality vs. women’s empowerment.
Typically examines the gap between Men and Women
to develop, retain and attract the best talent through
global economy, politics and society fundamental
elements of succeeding and prospering in an ever more
competitive world. Malaysia is reported to be on the
100th position in this report.
Norway, Australia and the United States lead the
rankings of 187 countries. Malaysia scored 0.769 points,
putting it in the high human development group and its
ranking had improved slightly when pitted against its
2011 rank at 61st spot out of 187 countries.