Country capacity to attract talent

scale 1-7, 2013–2017

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Country20132014201520162017
Albania3.592.942.472.402.29
Algeria1.962.262.422.242.05
Angola3.823.75
Argentina2.412.502.502.642.90
Armenia2.562.522.592.712.86
Australia4.734.794.754.664.74
Austria4.254.124.003.983.91
Azerbaijan4.103.993.994.264.69
Bahrain5.035.074.974.574.57
Bangladesh2.432.402.492.762.67
Barbados4.674.474.374.27
Belgium3.854.034.234.194.17
Benin2.572.793.012.942.58
Bhutan3.653.603.553.623.65
Bolivia3.303.363.072.47
Bosnia and Herzegovina1.921.861.801.731.59
Botswana3.343.723.853.923.94
Brazil3.733.582.982.742.78
Brunei4.374.224.063.913.90
Bulgaria1.891.812.212.532.32
Burkina Faso2.242.43
Burundi1.901.861.861.842.26
Cambodia3.803.653.493.573.77
Cameroon2.772.902.782.602.54
Canada5.125.245.315.125.17
Cape Verde3.473.573.423.193.04
Chad2.682.933.023.033.01
Chile4.504.344.244.324.27
China4.394.244.184.374.48
Colombia3.113.143.153.143.17
Congo (Kinshasa)2.952.79
Costa Rica3.984.013.783.763.93
Ivory Coast3.483.883.933.73
Croatia1.891.811.901.901.80
Cyprus3.393.523.172.983.27
Czech Republic3.203.073.163.323.25
Denmark3.773.763.914.064.05
Dominican Republic3.293.353.433.453.21
Ecuador4.103.743.373.182.99
Egypt2.182.722.702.702.40
El Salvador3.813.502.782.362.24
Estonia3.013.063.163.323.46
Ethiopia2.542.773.433.773.52
Finland3.513.673.533.483.65
France3.883.843.813.643.43
Gabon3.623.613.323.54
Gambia3.583.884.003.614.16
Georgia2.762.612.552.642.73
Germany4.694.704.684.745.04
Ghana3.943.443.333.763.98
Greece2.262.352.212.081.90
Guatemala3.053.263.343.253.12
Guinea2.722.712.712.742.77
Guyana3.954.043.86
Haiti2.672.712.742.392.04
Honduras2.683.133.523.272.93
Hong Kong5.745.555.405.405.20
Hungary2.562.592.492.352.54
Iceland3.413.423.654.004.03
India3.723.823.854.404.67
Indonesia4.314.314.154.224.45
Iran1.801.821.942.242.59
Ireland5.035.125.355.545.04
Israel3.523.273.573.863.97
Italy2.392.342.552.642.62
Jamaica2.963.163.183.143.32
Japan3.323.313.263.203.26
Jordan3.663.993.733.523.17
Kazakhstan3.943.923.803.643.48
Kenya3.813.653.723.934.00
South Korea4.144.243.943.723.86
Kuwait3.863.663.343.123.03
Kyrgyzstan1.912.062.272.402.31
Laos3.413.383.203.383.51
Latvia2.662.732.642.442.28
Lebanon2.422.162.432.572.62
Lesotho3.273.553.803.203.10
Liberia4.074.023.963.793.67
Libya2.232.27
Lithuania2.142.312.552.522.38
Luxembourg5.435.485.475.515.55
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)2.152.172.102.16
Madagascar3.023.013.193.313.14
Malawi3.633.543.192.953.11
Malaysia4.635.035.305.104.90
Mali3.403.333.263.273.10
Malta4.714.324.264.414.58
Mauritania2.102.462.582.142.05
Mauritius3.893.923.964.014.02
Mexico3.323.303.373.513.52
Moldova1.741.821.751.721.84
Mongolia2.212.662.752.472.55
Montenegro3.102.952.782.512.59
Morocco3.883.903.553.373.30
Mozambique3.683.613.683.573.33
Burma (Myanmar)2.442.702.66
Namibia3.463.413.643.843.67
Nepal1.992.282.502.492.44
Netherlands4.734.834.974.975.09
New Zealand4.314.644.744.885.25
Nicaragua3.343.122.802.802.89
Nigeria3.823.803.703.693.57
Norway5.054.844.624.674.64
Oman4.824.414.224.264.26
Pakistan2.662.712.863.133.34
Panama5.124.924.965.064.77
Paraguay2.702.712.893.133.14
Peru4.063.833.743.733.58
Philippines3.243.283.353.223.28
Poland2.442.452.432.472.52
Portugal3.193.413.303.163.39
Puerto Rico3.253.29
Qatar5.995.905.905.765.48
Romania2.172.622.572.181.98
Russia3.003.103.103.153.18
Rwanda4.614.614.804.924.99
Saudi Arabia4.874.744.734.724.48
Senegal3.613.663.463.483.59
Serbia1.591.601.641.681.95
Seychelles4.734.034.034.174.32
Sierra Leone3.313.253.273.113.12
Singapore6.016.015.976.015.92
Slovakia2.522.602.302.032.01
Slovenia2.502.512.542.492.50
South Africa3.723.903.773.633.33
Spain2.852.812.843.153.21
Sri Lanka2.552.502.563.033.02
Suriname3.523.33
Swaziland3.063.193.133.213.29
Sweden4.414.294.224.094.33
Switzerland6.086.076.126.286.24
Taiwan3.643.523.573.523.39
Tajikistan3.453.603.783.78
Tanzania3.143.273.543.573.42
Thailand4.113.953.853.743.81
Timor Leste2.933.58
Trinidad and Tobago4.103.773.643.533.52
Tunisia2.822.812.452.272.31
Turkey3.192.912.752.632.63
Uganda2.963.013.013.013.09
Ukraine2.132.282.853.012.62
United Arab Emirates5.515.955.956.086.13
United Kingdom5.835.875.946.035.96
United States5.745.785.805.805.83
Uruguay2.622.752.802.882.73
Venezuela1.481.411.361.301.21
Vietnam3.503.373.273.273.44
Yemen2.172.022.032.042.03
Zambia3.563.854.203.863.47
Zimbabwe2.942.812.442.252.19

This index represents the average score from 1-7 given by a large sample group in a particular country in response to the following question: “Does your country attract talented people from abroad?” (1 = not at all, 7 = attracts the best and brightest from around the world).

Source: World Economic Forum