In a list compiled by the Boston Consulting Group, total and The Network, India has been ranked as the 18th most desirable place to work worldwide, despite that fact that almost 80% of its citizens would like to work overseas. The United States took top spot, followed by the UK, Canada, Germany and Switzerland. Asia Pacific regions do not usually rank high on the list due to the perceived burden of having to learn a new language. Among the most important workplace attributes in India are job security, learning and career development, work appreciation and a good work-life balance.