North Korea: Human flight and brain drain index, 0 (low) - 10 (high)
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 2007 to 2019. The average value for North Korea during that period was 4.57 index points with a minimum of 4.1 index points in 2016 and a maximum of 5 index points in 2007.
The latest value from 2019 is 4.4 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 176
countries is 5.55 index points.
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Definition: The Human flight and brain drain indicator considers the economic impact of human displacement (for economic or political reasons) and the consequences this may have on a country’s development. The higher the index, the greater the human displacement.