World Talent Ranking

Scoring countries across three factors of Investment & Development, Readiness and Appeal
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World Talent Ranking 2021 - An overview
2021 results underline that talent attraction and retention is no longer just a policy issue
2021 Country 2020 Ranking Change  
1 Switzerland 1 - -
2 Sweden 5 +3
3 Luxembourg 3 - -
4 Norway 7 +3
5 Denmark 2 -3
6 Austria 6 - -
7 Iceland 4 -3
8 Finland 12 +4
9 Netherlands 10 +1
10 Germany 11 +1
11 Hong Kong SAR 14 +3
12 Singapore 9 -3
13 Belgium 16 +3
14 USA 15 +1
15 Canada 8 -7
16 Taiwan, China 20 +4
17 Ireland 18 +1
18 New Zealand 21 +3
19 Estonia 19 - -
20 Australia 13 -7
21 United Kingdom 23 +2
22 Israel 22 - -
23 UAE 24 +1
24 Cyprus 17 -7
25 France 28 +3
26 Portugal 26 - -
27 Slovenia 30 +3
28 Malaysia 25 -3
29 Lithuania 27 -2
30 Latvia 33 +3
31 Qatar 29 -2
32 Spain 32 - -
33 Greece 37 +4
34 Korea Rep. 31 -3
35 Italy 36 +1
36 China 40 +4
37 Czech Republic 39 +2
38 Saudi Arabia 34 -4
39 Japan 38 -1
40 Jordan 49 +9
41 Kazakhstan 44 +3
42 Hungary 50 +8
43 Thailand 43 - -
44 Botswana new    
45 Poland 35 -10
46 Ukraine 42 -4
47 Russia 54 +7
48 Chile 41 -7
49 Croatia 53 +4
50 Indonesia 45 -5
51 Romania 57 +6
52 Slovak Republic 61 +9
53 Turkey 46 -7
54 Argentina 47 -7
55 Colombia 58 +3
56 India 62 +6
57 Philippines 48 -9
58 Bulgaria 55 -3
59 Mexico 56 -3
60 Brazil 59 -1
61 Mongolia 63 +2
62 Peru 51 -11
63 South Africa 52 -11
64 Venezuela 60 -4

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