Good Index Country published the annual rating of the best countries in the world .A good country, according to the authors of the study, is one that successfully acts for the good of mankind. Of course, it must serve the interests of its people, but never at the expense of other countries or their natural resources.
When compiling the list of the best countries for life on Earth, 35 different indicators( including peace, economic indicators and contribution to the development of science, security and culture) provided by the UN and the World Bank were taken into account.
In the list of today's top 10 most developed countries in the world, in which of them it is better to live, it's up to you.
We also prepared a consolidated rating, which included the most countries of the world in various indicators.
- 10. New Zealand
- 9. Austria
- 8. France
- 7. Canada
- 6. Finland
- 5. Germany
- 4. United Kingdom
- 3. Netherlands
- 2. Denmark
- 1. Sweden
- Infographics: Good Index Country2016
10. New Zealand
Very high per capita income( 7.4%).And education spending as a percentage of GDP is one of the largest in the world. The country is among the leaders in the field of peacekeeping and global security and is a party to key international organizations, including the UN and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Although Austria ranked the ninth in the ranking of the best countries in the world in terms of aggregate indicators, it is on the second place in the development of science and technology. In addition, it is a major tourist center, and claims the title of a continental cultural center. This country gave the world famous composers such as Anton Bruckner and Franz Liszt.
The World Bank classifies France as a rich, high-income country. French citizens are guaranteed certain social services, such as education, health care and pensions. Homeland Richelieu, Exupery and Coco Chanel tops the list of the most visited countries in the world. And France is one of the main arms exporters in the world.
High-tech industrial country with a high standard of living. Canada is a major exporter of energy, food and minerals. In addition, it is on the fifth place in the world for oil production( according to EIA and British Petroleum).
The homeland of Angry Birds and one of the safest countries in the world. A lost wallet( along with the contents) or a mobile phone with a high probability of return to the owner. The level of literacy of the Finnish population is close to 100%.And in 2015, Forbes included Finland in the world's top 6 best countries for business.
The most populated state in the European Union and one of the largest economies in the world. Such industries as telecommunications, health and tourism, make the largest contribution to the economy of the country. The overwhelming majority of German citizens are ethnic Germans, but due to the influx of migrants, the current ethnic composition of Germany has become very variegated.
You can laugh at the meme "British scientists", but it is they who discovered oxygen and penicillin from mold fungi, and developed theories in the field of aerodynamics and natural evolution. English theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking became famous for his scientific works on quantum gravity and cosmology, and Englishman Tim Berners-Lee gave the world the World Wide Web.
3. The Netherlands
In 2001, the Kingdom of the Netherlands was the first to legalize same-sex marriages, and its national attitudes towards drugs, prostitution, euthanasia and abortion are very liberal. In this small country the highest concentration of museums in the world.
All Danes have access to free medical services. Higher education is also free. The country's economy is based on the Flexicurity model, which combines flexible rules of recruitment and dismissal with social security and career guidance in job search and education for all unemployed.
Tops the top 10 best countries in 2016.Sweden received the highest scores for a positive contribution to the way of life of citizens, including prosperity, equality, health and well-being. Health care, as well as education in Swedish colleges are free, and the average life expectancy of Swedes is 82 years.
And Russia took only 72 place in the ranking of the countries of the world, located between Ecuador and Morocco.
Infographics: Good Index Country 2016
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