Sri Lanka: Human flight and brain drain

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 Sri Lanka

Human flight and brain drain index, 0 (low) - 10 (high)

 Latest value 6.6
 Reference 2022
 Measure index points
 Source Fund for Peace

For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 2007 to 2022. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 7.16 index points with a minimum of 6.6 index points in 2022 and a maximum of 7.9 index points in 2016. The latest value from 2022 is 6.6 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 177 countries is 5.21 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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