Country capacity to retain talent

scale 1-7, 2013–2017

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Country20132014201520162017
Angola3.473.68
Albania3.543.082.812.662.60
United Arab Emirates5.515.475.475.605.85
Argentina3.223.323.493.673.74
Armenia2.622.572.632.793.04
Australia4.114.244.484.514.62
Austria4.544.364.384.574.32
Azerbaijan3.503.523.524.124.53
Burundi1.942.002.002.192.50
Belgium4.384.504.604.614.33
Benin2.512.712.912.782.23
Burkina Faso2.633.01
Bangladesh2.562.712.713.013.21
Bulgaria1.931.812.082.552.52
Bahrain4.594.684.774.434.43
Bosnia and Herzegovina1.921.951.971.941.80
Bolivia3.933.773.282.71
Brazil4.113.873.663.813.78
Barbados4.304.244.204.16
Brunei4.744.414.083.743.67
Bhutan4.164.054.013.964.08
Botswana3.603.543.503.653.66
Canada4.644.804.914.855.00
Switzerland5.825.785.856.075.96
Chile5.044.804.784.915.02
China4.284.174.174.214.33
Ivory Coast3.143.753.873.59
Cameroon2.882.982.772.632.61
Congo (Kinshasa)2.622.78
Colombia3.503.393.283.473.47
Cape Verde3.563.673.573.443.34
Costa Rica4.824.754.424.484.55
Cyprus4.194.053.703.453.66
Czech Republic2.833.313.623.653.69
Germany5.095.064.944.845.07
Denmark3.953.954.334.694.67
Dominican Republic3.423.293.393.403.04
Algeria2.082.262.462.672.46
Ecuador4.043.753.453.183.07
Egypt2.302.872.942.942.95
Spain2.862.903.133.303.27
Estonia3.003.023.153.293.42
Ethiopia2.763.143.553.563.37
Finland5.835.585.335.175.10
France3.573.613.533.263.27
Gabon3.083.443.423.18
United Kingdom5.015.035.255.415.34
Georgia3.082.992.922.983.02
Ghana3.683.583.633.803.91
Guinea2.812.502.502.572.63
Gambia3.233.423.613.543.97
Greece3.153.032.772.592.48
Guatemala3.924.064.043.993.90
Guyana4.163.993.64
Hong Kong5.395.255.195.195.15
Honduras2.583.363.703.493.36
Croatia2.272.112.062.152.08
Haiti2.332.182.101.941.78
Hungary2.552.582.512.392.43
Indonesia4.074.154.104.174.34
India3.783.933.894.324.59
Ireland4.054.214.604.744.66
Iran2.342.512.592.622.93
Iceland4.444.354.564.924.98
Israel3.833.634.014.524.76
Italy2.662.602.722.852.87
Jamaica2.972.922.882.993.14
Jordan3.663.923.773.693.42
Japan4.314.414.254.073.91
Kazakhstan3.273.413.623.573.24
Kenya3.923.773.503.743.98
Kyrgyzstan1.912.152.462.532.48
Cambodia3.943.723.503.683.69
South Korea4.424.444.464.424.46
Kuwait3.473.433.393.303.20
Laos4.184.113.833.893.92
Lebanon2.682.262.562.822.89
Liberia3.143.443.743.813.42
Libya3.142.67
Sri Lanka2.932.893.423.773.43
Lesotho3.083.433.623.213.27
Lithuania2.532.662.822.892.73
Luxembourg5.064.995.045.085.19
Latvia3.003.072.902.632.54
Morocco3.623.783.423.203.15
Moldova1.881.881.911.881.91
Madagascar3.012.943.012.932.83
Mexico3.583.493.493.543.50
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)2.562.482.382.68
Mali3.543.443.373.463.11
Malta4.204.054.124.374.46
Burma (Myanmar)1.691.751.86
Montenegro3.493.313.152.962.99
Mongolia2.662.842.752.512.42
Mozambique3.233.403.483.423.13
Mauritania2.132.332.322.942.64
Mauritius3.083.183.443.803.72
Malawi3.313.333.253.233.23
Malaysia4.635.075.315.275.09
Namibia3.463.403.673.773.68
Nigeria2.943.113.173.323.39
Nicaragua3.263.142.942.943.05
Netherlands4.844.855.065.255.25
Norway5.625.585.545.555.46
Nepal2.482.702.882.722.67
New Zealand3.273.694.124.364.63
Oman4.824.483.994.174.17
Pakistan2.903.183.483.413.56
Panama4.614.584.664.704.51
Peru3.983.933.843.813.68
Philippines3.433.523.763.733.60
Poland2.652.702.692.983.17
Puerto Rico2.922.92
Portugal2.813.123.393.543.50
Paraguay3.132.993.223.553.44
Qatar5.975.785.695.545.17
Romania2.082.472.292.072.01
Russia2.792.952.953.323.53
Rwanda4.324.324.524.724.90
Saudi Arabia4.644.454.594.734.53
Senegal3.473.353.243.263.18
Singapore5.145.225.385.485.46
Sierra Leone2.722.532.693.042.97
El Salvador3.473.473.012.622.54
Serbia1.841.821.671.681.84
Suriname2.952.84
Slovakia2.392.402.452.612.45
Slovenia2.872.882.983.133.12
Sweden5.094.754.875.004.94
Swaziland2.562.773.203.193.18
Seychelles3.203.123.123.183.23
Chad2.242.432.602.752.69
Thailand4.334.154.043.913.97
Tajikistan3.493.703.883.88
Timor Leste3.563.57
Trinidad and Tobago3.403.363.623.623.49
Tunisia3.383.032.662.792.68
Turkey3.273.183.263.233.23
Tanzania3.293.023.163.473.27
Uganda2.672.822.883.122.98
Ukraine2.012.292.712.522.19
Uruguay3.293.273.393.493.22
United States5.685.735.725.645.74
Venezuela1.811.811.691.681.63
Vietnam3.033.183.233.243.51
Yemen2.081.891.911.922.12
South Africa3.773.723.563.533.25
Zambia3.533.443.673.553.25
Zimbabwe2.992.652.382.432.45

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 retain talented people?” (1 = the best and brightest leave to pursue opportunities in other countries, 7 = the best and brightest stay and pursue opportunities in the country).

Source: World Economic Forum