Tell us what areas of your personal and professional life matter the most to you and we’ll recommend the best countries or cities based on your selection. The Talent Positioning System compares countries and cities across influencing factors including the cost of living, education, quality of life and business potential.
Select between 3 and 6 of the options below that meet your work and life requirements:
Based on GTCI scores for Government effectiveness; Business-government relations; Political stability; Regulatory quality; Corruption.
Based on GTCI scores for Competition intensity; Ease of doing business; Cluster development; R&D expenditure; ICT infrastructure; Technology utilisation.
Based on GTCI scores for Ease of hiring; Ease of redundancy; Active labour market policies; Labour-employer cooperation; Professional management.
Based on GTCI scores for Relationship of pay to productivity; Foreign direct investment and technology transfer; Prevalence of foreign ownership; Migrant stock; International students; Brain gain.
Based on GTCI scores for Tolerance of minorities; Tolerance of immigrants; Social mobility; Female graduates; Gender earnings gap; Leadership opportunities for women.
Based on GTCI scores for Vocational enrolment; Tertiary enrolment; Tertiary education expenditure; Reading, maths, and science; University ranking.
Based on GTCI scores for Quality of management schools; Prevalence of training in firms; Employee development.
Based on GTCI scores for Delegation of authority; Personal rights; Use of virtual social networks; Use of virtual professional networks; Collaboration within organisations; Collaboration across organisations.
Based on GTCI scores for Pension system; Social protection; Brain retention.
Based on GTCI scores for Environmental performance; Personal safety; Physician density; Sanitation.
Based on GTCI scores for Workforce with secondary education; Population with secondary education; Technicians and associate professionals; Labour productivity per employee.
Based on GTCI scores for Relevance of education system to the economy; Skills matching with secondary education; Skills matching with tertiary education.
Based on GTCI scores for Workforce with tertiary education; Population with tertiary education; Professionals; Researchers; Senior officials and managers; Availability of scientists and engineers.
Based on GTCI scores for Innovation output; High-value exports; New product entrepreneurial activity; New business density; Scientific journal articles.
Gross domestic spending on R&D is defined as the total expenditure (current and capital) on R&D carried out by all resident companies, research institutes, university and government laboratories in a country.
Percentage of households with internet access at home
The Forbes Global 2000 are the biggest, most powerful listed companies in the world.
GDP per Capita is a measure of the total output of a country that takes gross domestic product (GDP) and divides it by the number of people in the country.
Based on data sources from UN Habitat, Numbeo
Measurement of the environmental quality as sourced from the WHO Air Pollution database.
Percentage of major universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Percentage of high school graduates that successfully enrol into university.
Percentage of individuals that use social media networks to connect with one another.
Based on ranking in the EIU and NEC Safe Cities Index (Personal safety), Numbeo
The number of physicians per 1000 people.
Monthly expenses for four-person family (PPP-adjusted US$)
Rent per month, three-bedroom apartment city centre (PPP - adjusted US$)
Percentage of workforce with tertiary education.
Percentage of population with tertiary education.
Based on the largest airport servicing the city; adjusted by Airports Council International population.
The number of Intergovernmental organisations adjusted by Yearbook of International Organisations population)