Best places in world to live: UN's Human Development Index

Written by T. Rob Brown (aka Roberto Chocolate) Friday, 13 November 2009 19:05
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Of the 182 Countries, as measured by life expectancy, literacy, school enrollment gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, Norway tops the list, with Niger pulling up the worst record in the world.

1) Norway

2) Australia

3) Iceland

4) Canada

5) Ireland

6) Netherlands

7) Sweden

8) France

9) Switzerland

10) Japan

11) Luxembourg

12) Finland

13) USA

14) Austria

15) Spain

16) Denmark

17) Belgium

18) Italy

19) Liechtenstein

20) New Zealand

21) United Kingdom

Of interest, the Central and South American countries fared well to poor:

Argentina: 49

Mexico 53

Costa Rica 54

Venezuela 58

Panama 60

Columbia 77

Ecuador 80

China 92

Belize 93

 

Not fairing well: 

El Salvador 106

Honduras 112

Guatemala 122

India 134

Worst three: 

180 Sierra Leone

181 Afghanistan

182 Niger

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2009 15:35