South Korea: Human flight and brain drain index, 0 (low) - 10 (high)
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 2007 to 2020. The average value for South Korea during that period was 4.2 index points with a minimum of 3.5 index points in 2015 and a maximum of 5.5 index points in 2007.
The latest value from 2020 is 3.6 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 176
countries is 5.42 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.