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Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)- India Ranks 81st

The Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) was released at the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)- India ranks 81st
  • The list was topped by Switzerland whereas India was ranked 81st out of the 119 countries.
  • India managed to improve its position from 92nd rank last year to 81st rank this year.
  • The Global Talent Competitiveness Index measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent.

Key Highlights

The 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) report has been titled “Diversity for Competitiveness”. It focusses on the role of diversity in forming talent policies and innovation strategies.
Though India has improved its position it lags behind the other BRICS nations.
The BRICS nations have acquired the following positions in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index-
  • China- 43rd rank
  • Russia- 53rd rank
  • South Africa- 63rd rank
  • Brazil- 73rd rank
  • India- 81st rank
Switzerland has retained its top position, followed by Singapore at No. 2 and USA at No. 3.
8 out of the top 10 spots are occupied by the European countries.

Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) - Top 10


1. Switzerland
2. Singapore
3. USA
4. Norway
5. Sweden
6. Finland
7. Denmark
8. UK
9. Netherlands
10. Luxembourg

About Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)

GTCI is an annual study that measures and ranks countries and cities on their abilities to grow, attract and retain talent. It was officially launched in 2013. The 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) was developed by INSEAD, Adecco Group and Tata Communications. The GTCI serves as reference tool for Governments, Businesses and non-profit organizations in order to analyse the trends among the current human resource and form their talent management strategy.
Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)- India Ranks 81st Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)- India Ranks 81st Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on January 26, 2018 Rating: 5

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