Manama : The Kingdom of Bahrain advanced its position in the IMD World Talent Rankings in its 2023 edition which measures the status and the development of competencies necessary for enterprises and the economy to achieve long term value creation. Bahrain improved by a staggering 60 spots to rank 2nd globally in the Labor Force Growth indicator. Additionally, Bahrain saw its ranking increase by 23 spots to rank 10th globally in the Readiness factor, which is one of three main indicators the World Talent Ranking measures. Overall, Bahrain improved its rank by 8 spots to the 27th global position out of 64 countries measured by the report.
Bahrain’s performance was marked with top rankings both globally and regionally placing it in the top 10 positions globally across 7 indicators including the Skilled Labor indicator. Additionally, Bahrain leads the MENA region in Finance Skills, Language Skills and Employee Training, ranking 6th globally in the first two indicators and 19th in the third indicator.
The results of the IMD World Talent Ranking in its latest edition reflect the Kingdom of Bahrain’s unwavering commitment towards investing in and developing its human capital and equipping Bahrainis with the talents necessary to compete at a global level. Bahrain’s competitiveness is strengthened by the tenacity of its human capital and their ambitions to unlock their full potential.