20 Best Countries Around the world to Live in, According to The UN

The United Nations has released its annual Human Development Report which ranks the countries that are best to live in.

The countries are ranked based on their Human Development Index (HDI), a measure of the human development factors health and life expectancy, access to education and standard of living.

The report comprises about 188 countries and they are ranked across a number of categories, including Health, Education, Income, Inequality, Gender, Poverty, Employment, Human Security, Financial status, Technology, Environmental Sustainability and Demography.

Here are the countries that scored the top 20 positions in the chart:

Japan

Japanese have a life expectancy of 83.5 years

Japanese have a life expectancy of 83.5 years, the highest in the world. Japan’s HDI is 0.891 with a total population of 127 million.

Luxembourg

Luxembourg is ranked at 19th and the poverty in the country is zero as per the UN

Luxembourg is ranked at 19th and the poverty in the country is zero as per the UN. The citizens have an average 14 years of schooling. The human development index for the country is 0.892.

Israel

The county has a lesser homicide rate of 1.8 per 1000 people.

With 7.8 million populations, Israel occupies the 18th position in the chart. The county has a lesser homicide rate of 1.8 per 1000 people.

The Republic of Korea

Crime is very low in the country. The homicide rate is only 0.9 per 1000 people

Crime is very low in this country. The homicide rate is only 0.9 per 1000 people, making the country as one of the safest places to live in.

Iceland

The citizens of Iceland have an average 19 years of schooling.

The citizens of Iceland have an average 19 years of schooling. This country has one of the highest literacy rates in the world.

United Kingdom

The mobile consumers of the United Kingdom are 123.6 per 100 people

The 14th place has been shared between England and Sweden. The mobile consumers of the United Kingdom are 123.6 per 100 people and its citizen earns an average of $39,267 annually.

Sweden

Sweden emits only 5.5 tonnes of CO2 annually one of the lowest in the world

This country has 0.907 HDI. Sweden emits only 5.5 tonnes of CO2 annually one of the lowest in the world.

Liechtenstein

The people of Liechtenstein enjoy good health and lifestyle earning an average of $79 85 per year

The people of Liechtenstein enjoy good health and lifestyle, earning an average of $79, 85 per year, according to the report.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong is ranked at 12th position

Hong Kong is ranked at 12th position, which has good human development factors.

Singapore

The citizens of Singapore have high life expectancy living an average of 82 years

With the least homicide rate of 0.2%, Singapore stands at 11th position. The citizens of Singapore have high life expectancy, living an average of 82 years.

New Zealand

New Zealand have high literacy rate schooling an average of 19.2 years

Tying with Canada, New Zealand have high literacy rate, schooling an average of 19.2 years.

Canada

The Canadians live for long years having high life expectancy living an average of 82 years

The Canadians live for long years, having high life expectancy, living an average of 82 years.

The United States of America

Americans earn an average of $52947 per year

The U.S. ranks high in financial wealth. Americans earn an average of $52,947 per year.

Ireland

The homicide rate stands at only 1.2 per 1000 people

The homicide rate stands at only 1.2 per 1,000 people, according to the most recent data available.

Germany

This country has one of the lowest income inequalities in the world

This country has one of the lowest income inequalities in the world. Also, has high literacy rate, schooling an average of 18.6 years.

The Netherlands

The people living in Netherlands have the low disease for diseases like malaria tuberculosis and HIV

The people living in Netherlands have the low disease for diseases like malaria, tuberculosis and HIV. People live for an average of 81.6 years.

Denmark

The country has low crime rate and both men and women get almost similar wages

This country has low crime rate and both men and women get almost similar wages which measure only 15%, and it is declining constantly.

Switzerland

The county has a good employment ratio about 65.2 percent of people above 15 years

This county has a good employment ratio about 65.2% of people above 15 years of age are employed, according to the reports.

Australia

The country has one of the highest literacy rates in the world

This country has one of the highest literacy rates in the world. The students go to school for around 20.2 years.

Norway

For the 12th straight year Norway ranked highest in all human development factors

For the 12th straight year, Norway ranked highest in overall human development factors. The country stands high in life expectancy, education, and standard of living.

Overall each country in the world tries to make itself a better place to live in

Overall, each country in the world tries to make itself a better place to live in. In the past 25 years, about two billion people had increased their standard of living and free from the poverty line.

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