Which Country Suffers the Most from Brain Drain?

Emigration Rate of Tertiary Educated (As % of Total Tertiary Educated) (%), 2000
Society | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 171 countries in 2000, Guyana ranked the highest in emigration rate of tertiary educated as a percentage of total tertiary educated population with 89.2% followed by Jamaica and Haiti. On the other end of the scale was Oman with 0.369%, Turkmenistan with 0.376% and USA with 0.451%.

Average emigration rate of tertiary educated as a percentage of total tertiary educated population reached 5.40% in 2000 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.31 % more than in the previous year and 7.31 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average emigration rate of tertiary educated as a percentage of total tertiary educated population reached an all time high of 5.40% in 2000 and an all time low of 5.01% in 1990. The average annual growth amounted to 7.89 % since 1990.

Data for more countries are available at Emigration Rate of Tertiary Educated (As % of Total Tertiary Educated) indicator page.

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