During the "13th Five-Year Plan" (2016-20) period, Kunming has introduced more than 2,600 high-level talents of various types. The total number of talents in the city is 1.27 million. The city's permanent population has increased by 2.21 million. It has accelerated its pace in attracting global talents.
Kunming strives to build a talent highland by refining talent mechanism and services, upgrading introduction policies, and encouraging the innovation and entrepreneurship platform. The increasing talents are expected to further stimulate the vitality of industrial development.