Country capacity to attract talent

scale 1-7, 2013–2017

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    2013 Ranking
    1. Switzerland 6.08
    2. Singapore 6.01
    3. Qatar 5.99
    4. United Kingdom 5.83
    5. Hong Kong 5.74
    6. United States 5.74
    7. United Arab Emirates 5.51
    8. Luxembourg 5.44
    9. Canada 5.12
    10. Panama 5.12
    11. Norway 5.05
    12. Ireland 5.03
    13. Bahrain 5.03
    14. Saudi Arabia 4.87
    15. Oman 4.82
    16. Australia 4.73
    17. Seychelles 4.73
    18. Netherlands 4.73
    19. Malta 4.71
    20. Germany 4.69
    21. Barbados 4.67
    22. Malaysia 4.63
    23. Rwanda 4.61
    24. Chile 4.50
    25. Sweden 4.41
    26. China 4.39
    27. Brunei 4.37
    28. Indonesia 4.31
    29. New Zealand 4.31
    30. Austria 4.25
    31. South Korea 4.14
    32. Thailand 4.12
    33. Trinidad and Tobago 4.10
    34. Azerbaijan 4.10
    35. Ecuador 4.10
    36. Liberia 4.07
    37. Peru 4.06
    38. Costa Rica 3.98
    39. Guyana 3.95
    40. Ghana 3.94
    41. Kazakhstan 3.94
    42. Mauritius 3.89
    43. Morocco 3.88
    44. France 3.88
    45. Kuwait 3.86
    46. Belgium 3.85
    47. Angola 3.82
    48. Nigeria 3.82
    49. El Salvador 3.81
    50. Kenya 3.81
    51. Cambodia 3.80
    52. Denmark 3.77
    53. Brazil 3.73
    54. South Africa 3.72
    55. India 3.72
    56. Mozambique 3.68
    57. Jordan 3.66
    58. Bhutan 3.65
    59. Taiwan 3.64
    60. Malawi 3.63
    61. Gabon 3.62
    62. Senegal 3.61
    63. Albania 3.59
    64. Gambia 3.58
    65. Zambia 3.56
    66. Suriname 3.52
    67. Israel 3.52
    68. Finland 3.51
    69. Vietnam 3.50
    70. Ivory Coast 3.48
    71. Cape Verde 3.47
    72. Namibia 3.46
    73. Iceland 3.41
    74. Laos 3.41
    75. Mali 3.40
    76. Cyprus 3.39
    77. Nicaragua 3.34
    78. Botswana 3.34
    79. Mexico 3.32
    80. Japan 3.32
    81. Sierra Leone 3.31
    82. Bolivia 3.30
    83. Dominican Republic 3.29
    84. Lesotho 3.27
    85. Puerto Rico 3.25
    86. Philippines 3.24
    87. Czech Republic 3.20
    88. Portugal 3.19
    89. Turkey 3.19
    90. Tanzania 3.14
    91. Colombia 3.11
    92. Montenegro 3.10
    93. Swaziland 3.06
    94. Guatemala 3.05
    95. Madagascar 3.02
    96. Estonia 3.01
    97. Russia 3.00
    98. Uganda 2.96
    99. Jamaica 2.96
    100. Zimbabwe 2.94
    101. Timor Leste 2.93
    102. Spain 2.85
    103. Tunisia 2.82
    104. Cameroon 2.77
    105. Georgia 2.76
    106. Guinea 2.72
    107. Paraguay 2.71
    108. Chad 2.68
    109. Honduras 2.68
    110. Haiti 2.67
    111. Pakistan 2.66
    112. Latvia 2.66
    113. Uruguay 2.62
    114. Benin 2.58
    115. Hungary 2.56
    116. Armenia 2.56
    117. Sri Lanka 2.55
    118. Ethiopia 2.55
    119. Slovakia 2.52
    120. Slovenia 2.50
    121. Poland 2.45
    122. Burma (Myanmar) 2.44
    123. Bangladesh 2.43
    124. Lebanon 2.42
    125. Argentina 2.41
    126. Italy 2.39
    127. Greece 2.26
    128. Burkina Faso 2.24
    129. Libya 2.23
    130. Mongolia 2.21
    131. Egypt 2.18
    132. Yemen 2.17
    133. Romania 2.17
    134. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 2.15
    135. Lithuania 2.14
    136. Ukraine 2.13
    137. Mauritania 2.10
    138. Nepal 1.99
    139. Algeria 1.96
    140. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.92
    141. Kyrgyzstan 1.91
    142. Burundi 1.90
    143. Croatia 1.89
    144. Bulgaria 1.89
    145. Iran 1.80
    146. Moldova 1.74
    147. Serbia 1.59
    148. Venezuela 1.48
    2017 Ranking
    1. Switzerland 6.24
    2. United Arab Emirates 6.13
    3. United Kingdom 5.97
    4. Singapore 5.93
    5. United States 5.83
    6. Luxembourg 5.55
    7. Qatar 5.49
    8. New Zealand 5.25
    9. Hong Kong 5.21
    10. Canada 5.17
    11. Netherlands 5.10
    12. Ireland 5.04
    13. Germany 5.04
    14. Rwanda 4.99
    15. Malaysia 4.90
    16. Panama 4.77
    17. Australia 4.75
    18. Azerbaijan 4.69
    19. India 4.67
    20. Norway 4.64
    21. Malta 4.58
    22. Bahrain 4.57
    23. Saudi Arabia 4.48
    24. China 4.48
    25. Indonesia 4.46
    26. Sweden 4.33
    27. Seychelles 4.32
    28. Chile 4.27
    29. Oman 4.26
    30. Belgium 4.17
    31. Gambia 4.16
    32. Denmark 4.05
    33. Iceland 4.04
    34. Mauritius 4.02
    35. Kenya 4.00
    36. Ghana 3.98
    37. Israel 3.97
    38. Botswana 3.94
    39. Costa Rica 3.93
    40. Austria 3.91
    41. Brunei 3.90
    42. South Korea 3.86
    43. Thailand 3.81
    44. Tajikistan 3.78
    45. Cambodia 3.77
    46. Namibia 3.67
    47. Liberia 3.67
    48. Bhutan 3.65
    49. Finland 3.65
    50. Senegal 3.59
    51. Peru 3.58
    52. Nigeria 3.57
    53. Ethiopia 3.52
    54. Mexico 3.52
    55. Trinidad and Tobago 3.52
    56. Laos 3.51
    57. Kazakhstan 3.48
    58. Zambia 3.47
    59. Estonia 3.46
    60. Vietnam 3.44
    61. France 3.43
    62. Tanzania 3.42
    63. Taiwan 3.39
    64. Portugal 3.39
    65. Pakistan 3.34
    66. South Africa 3.33
    67. Mozambique 3.33
    68. Jamaica 3.32
    69. Morocco 3.30
    70. Swaziland 3.29
    71. Philippines 3.29
    72. Cyprus 3.28
    73. Japan 3.26
    74. Czech Republic 3.25
    75. Dominican Republic 3.21
    76. Spain 3.21
    77. Russia 3.18
    78. Jordan 3.17
    79. Colombia 3.17
    80. Paraguay 3.14
    81. Madagascar 3.14
    82. Sierra Leone 3.13
    83. Guatemala 3.12
    84. Malawi 3.12
    85. Lesotho 3.10
    86. Mali 3.10
    87. Uganda 3.09
    88. Cape Verde 3.04
    89. Kuwait 3.03
    90. Sri Lanka 3.02
    91. Chad 3.01
    92. Ecuador 2.99
    93. Honduras 2.93
    94. Argentina 2.90
    95. Nicaragua 2.89
    96. Armenia 2.86
    97. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.79
    98. Brazil 2.78
    99. Guinea 2.77
    100. Uruguay 2.73
    101. Georgia 2.73
    102. Bangladesh 2.67
    103. Turkey 2.63
    104. Italy 2.62
    105. Lebanon 2.62
    106. Ukraine 2.62
    107. Montenegro 2.59
    108. Iran 2.59
    109. Benin 2.59
    110. Mongolia 2.55
    111. Cameroon 2.55
    112. Hungary 2.54
    113. Poland 2.52
    114. Slovenia 2.50
    115. Nepal 2.44
    116. Egypt 2.40
    117. Lithuania 2.38
    118. Bulgaria 2.32
    119. Tunisia 2.31
    120. Kyrgyzstan 2.31
    121. Albania 2.29
    122. Latvia 2.28
    123. Burundi 2.26
    124. El Salvador 2.24
    125. Zimbabwe 2.19
    126. Mauritania 2.05
    127. Algeria 2.05
    128. Haiti 2.04
    129. Yemen 2.03
    130. Slovakia 2.01
    131. Romania 1.98
    132. Serbia 1.95
    133. Greece 1.90
    134. Moldova 1.84
    135. Croatia 1.80
    136. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.59
    137. Venezuela 1.21

    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