27th January 2020

INSEAD 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index: Czechia ranks 25th globally, 17th in Europe

2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) includes 132 countries, focuses on AI and talent competitiveness. Adapting to this new way of working is important for countries to grow their economies and stay globally competitive.

The top 10 countries in this year’s rankings are high-income economies that perform well across both the input (i.e. market landscape, education) and output (i.e. employability, talent impact) pillars of the GTCI model.

The report compares two time periods: 2015-2017 and 2018-2020. Median scores from the three highest scoring regions (Asia/Oceania, Europe and North America) have increased over time, whereas overall scores for countries in Central and South America and Africa have declined.

Czechia fell 3 places from rank 21 in the 2015-2017 period to rank 24 in the 2018-2020, with United Arab Emirates, Israel and France performing better in the recent years.




The Czech Republic ranked 25th globally and 17th in Europe. The country reached the highest ranking in theVocational and technical skills pillar (21; despite rank 119 for Ease of finding skilled employees category) and the lowest in the Attracting talent pillar (33, despite rank 121 for Tolerance of immigrants category).


Source: 2020 GTCI


This year’s Global City Talent Competitiveness Index (GCTCI) has grown from a ranking of 114 cities to 155 cities. Prague ranked 69th, Brno reached 101st place in the ranking.

Prague (overall scores 44.1) gained the highest scores for Ease of doing business category (72.9) and the lowest scores for Presence of Forbes Global 2000 Companies (13.9) and FDI projects categories (17.6). 


Brno's overall scores were 38.0 (the top performers' scores follow: New York 73.7, London 71.7 and Singapore 71.4) 

Source: 2020 GTCI

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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic