Pakistan stands at 108th position among 125 countries in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2019. GTCI was launched back in 2013 as the annual benchmarking report that measures countries’ ability to compete for talent.
Switzerland has topped this year’s Global Talent Competitiveness Ranking. It is followed by Singapore, United States, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Luxemburg, New Zeeland, Australia, Iceland, Germany, and Canada.
The ranking is based upon how economies develop, attract and retain talent. Historical data, as well as surveys of thousands of executives, is used to compile the report.
The ranking is based upon 6 indicators that include conditions created for talent, attracting talent, talent development, provision of talent’s stay in the country, vocational and technical education, and higher specialties.
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Pakistan ranks 115th in enabling talent, 121 in attracting the talent, 105 in talent growth, 108 in the provision of talent’s retainment in Pakistan, 89 in vocational and technical education and 92nd in higher specialties. The overall ranking of Pakistan in Global Talent Competitiveness in the 2019 index is 108.