Vietnam Slips to 82nd Place on Global Talent Competitiveness

Tuan Minh

14:30 29/01/2016

BizLIVE - Vietnam’s global talent competitiveness ranking has declined seven places this year.

Vietnam Slips to 82nd Place on Global Talent Competitiveness

Vietnam has low competitiveness in attracting and retaining talent. (Photo:

Vietnam is ranked 82nd among 109 countries and territories in terms of global talent competitiveness, according to the 2015-2016 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) report, an annual benchmarking study measuring the ability of countries to attract and retain talent.
Vietnam’s GTCI ranking was 75 out of 93 countries and territories last year, meaning a slide of seven place over the past year.
In the Southeast Asian region, Vietnam is ranked far behind Singapore (2nd), Malaysia (30th), and Thailand (69th), but comes before Indonesia (90th) and Cambodia (96th).
In this year’s GTCI, Vietnam is ranked 52nd on the Global Knowledge capacities, which is also its best ranking among the pillars to determine the overall GTCI.
Vietnam's GTCI ranking in comparison with the lower-middle income group average. (Source: 2015-2016 GTCI report) 
Among other pillars, Vietnam takes the 63rd position in Enable, 82nd in Attract, 87th in Growth, 89th in Retain and 95th in Labor and Vocational skills.
This year, Switzerland ranked at the first position on the list, followed by Singapore, Luxembourg, the United States and Denmark.
The CTGI report is elaborated by France-based INSEAD business school in cooperation with Switzerland’s Adecco and Singapore’s Human Capital Leadership Institute –HCLI.