As if we needed another reason to celebrate how great Canada is it was just announced that the country is ranked number for the quality of life in the world. This is the fourth year in a row that Canada has come out on top for this ranking.
US News and World Report published its annual rankings recently, comparing 80 countries against each other based on a number of metrics. The Quality of Life category is measured based on 75 different factors such as job markets, affordability, politics, safety, security and the economy. The other countries in the top six were Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, and Finland.
In addition to Canadians have the best quality of life, the country was also named the third best country overall. This is down one spot from last year, but still, an amazing spot considering all of the countries in the world. Switzerland was named the best country overall, with Japan coming in second.
The top 10 Best Countries in the world according to the report include:
- United Kingdom
- United States
Other sub-rankings for the report other than Quality of Life include categories for Adventure, Movers, Citizenship, Cultural Influence, Entrepreneurship, Heritage, Open for Business, and Power.
Canada made it into the top 20 for six of these other categories. The country came in 2nd for Citizenship, 6th for Entrepreneurship, 7th for Open for Business, 12th for Power and Cultural Influence, and 19th for Adventure.
These rankings only prove what Canadians have long since known- that Canada is an amazing country full of possibility. If you’re interested in buying real estate and enjoying this nation’s top-notch quality of life contact me today!