Morocco ranked 99th in the 2023 Global Talent Competitiveness Index, scoring 31.51 out of 100 points.
Released by the European Institute for Business Administration (INSEAD) in collaboration with the Future of Decent Work Institute and the Human Capital Leadership Institute, Switzerland topped the list of 134 countries, with a score of 78.96, followed by Singapore and the United States in second and third place, respectively.
In the MENA region, the United Arab Emirates led at the 22nd position globally with a score of 62.56, while Chad ranked lowest with 14.78 points.
The ranking considered various sub-indicators, such as Access to Growth Opportunities, where Morocco ranked 108th, Government Effectiveness, where Morocco came in 73rd position, and in the Formal Education indicator, with the Kingdom ranking 119th worldwide.
In terms of sustainability, the country ranked 106th. It also secured the 80th position in sanitation and the 122nd spot in employability. Regarding political stability, the Kingdom ranked 86th, and in terms of corruption, it came in 74th position.
In terms of leadership opportunities for women, Morocco ranked 103rd globally, while in terms of economic empowerment of women, it ranked 96th.
When it comes to university ranking, Morocco held the 76th position worldwide. In terms of the country’s researchers, Morocco secured the 49th spot. Additionally, Morocco was ranked 68th in terms of scientific journal articles.
Entitles “What a difference ten years make and what to expect for the next decade,” the 10th edition of the GTCI for the year 2023 covers 134 countries around the globe and all income groups.
The GTCI measures how the 134 countries and cities grow, attract, and retain talent.
The top ten countries, according to the report, have largely remained consistent. Eight of this year’s top ten countries were also among the first ten in 2013.
Over the past ten years, Talent inequalities have persisted across countries and within societies, with poorer economies and women facing particular difficulties.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on talent management strategies, as highlighted in the report.
Growing uncertainty has hampered brain circulation, and new generations are reshaping the workplace by seeking meaningful work and flexible working arrangements.