* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Human flight and brain drain index, 0 (low) - 10 (high), 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 176 countries was 5.42 index points.The highest value was in Samoa: 9.8 index points and the lowest value was in Australia: 0.7 index points. The indicator is available from 2007 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: Fund for Peace
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9.80
9.30
8.90
8.90
8.80
8.50
8.50
8.40
8.40
8.20
8.10
8.10
8.00
8.00
7.90
7.80
7.80
7.80
7.70
7.60
7.60
7.60
7.60
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.40
7.40
7.30
7.30
7.30
7.20
7.20
7.20
7.20
7.10
7.10
7.10
7.10
7.00
7.00
7.00
7.00
7.00
7.00
6.90
6.90
6.90
6.80
6.80
6.80
6.80
6.80
6.80
6.80
6.70
6.70
6.70
6.60
6.60
6.60
6.60
6.60
6.50
6.50
6.50
6.50
6.50
6.50
6.50
6.40
6.40
6.40
6.30
6.30
6.20
6.20
6.10
6.00
5.90
5.90
5.90
5.90
5.90
5.80
5.80
5.70
5.70
5.70
5.60
5.60
5.60
5.60
5.60
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.40
5.30
5.30
5.30
5.20
5.20
5.20
5.20
5.20
5.20
5.00
4.90
4.90
4.90
4.90
4.80
4.80
4.80
4.70
4.60
4.60
4.60
4.50
4.40
4.40
4.40
4.30
4.30
4.30
4.30
4.20
4.10
4.10
4.10
4.00
4.00
3.90
3.90
3.90
3.80
3.80
3.80
3.70
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.50
3.50
3.30
3.30
3.10
3.10
3.10
2.90
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.40
2.30
2.30
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.10
2.00
1.80
1.80
1.70
1.60
1.60
1.60
1.40
1.40
1.10
1.00
0.80
0.70
0
2.5
4.9
7.4
9.8



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.
Human flight and brain drain in Europe
Human flight and brain drain in Asia
Human flight and brain drain in Africa
Human flight and brain drain in North America
Human flight and brain drain in South America
Human flight and brain drain in Australia
Human flight and brain drain in the European union
Human flight and brain drain in Sub Sahara Africa
Human flight and brain drain in MENA
Human flight and brain drain in South East Asia
Human flight and brain drain in Latin America


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