Belarusians Acknowledged One of World's Most Talented Nation
On July 14, 2015, the Martin Prosperity Institute, Toronto, Canada, published the 2015 edition of its Global Creativity Index (GCI). The research views GCI as a measure for advanced economic growth and sustainable prosperity. The assessment is based on six key indicators of how the nations perform in the 3Ts of economic development, namely talent, technology, and tolerance. The survey ranks 139 countries on each of these dimensions.
Australia takes the first place in the Global Creativity Index, followed by the United States, New Zealand, Canada, and Denmark. Belarus ranks #37 on the Global Creativity Index scale doing better than Russia (#38), Latvia (#40), Ukraine (#45), Poland (#46), and Lithuania (#51).
On the creative class share scale, Luxembourg is named #1 country that boasts 54 percent of its population engaged in science and technology, arts and culture, and business and management. Luxembourg is followed by Bermuda, Singapore, Switzerland, and Iceland. For Belarus, the data that allows for calculating the share of the creative class was unavailable. Belarus' neighboring countries showed good results: Lithuania and Russia have around 40 percent share of the creative class, while the percent in Latvia, Poland, and Ukraine is 38, 33, and 30, respectively.
In terms of technology, South Korea is acknowledged as the leader followed by Japan, Israel, the United States, and Finland. Ranked # 41 in technology, Belarus performs smarter than Ukraine (#43), Poland (# 46), Latvia (#54), and Lithuania (#65).
Australia tops the list of the Global Talent Index succeeded by Iceland, the United States, Finland, and Singapore. Belarus demonstrated a breakthrough being ranked as #8 world's talented nation that spans skilled knowledge workers, professionals, and members of the creative class. The GCI survey views talent as a key factor in the growth of cities and countries.
On the global tolerance index scale, which is measured as openness to ethnic and religious minorities and gay and lesbian people, Canada is the #1 country followed by Iceland, New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom. For Belarus, the Global Tolerance Index is evaluated as # 97, being a sensible spot for the country within the rating.
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