Best Countries 2022

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Many people around the world believe that they live in the best nation. While your circumstances may lead you to believe that you live in the best country in the world, does this hold true for other people in your country? How do you even measure which nation is truly the best? Some people give more weight to their nation's wealth, its freedom, or the population's happiness.

One of the best measurements for the top countries worldwide is the U.S. News & World Report's Best Countries list. This country looks at 73 attributes to determine which nations are the best in the world. Attributes are broken up into nine sub rankings, including Power, Quality of Life, Adventure, Cultural Influence, and Entrepreneurship. These sub rankings hold different weights. For example, the Adventure sub ranking only accounts for 2% of the score, while Citizenship accounts for over 15% of a nation's total score.

Based on these factors, Switzerland tops the 2020 Best Countries list. Switzerland scored within the top ten for Entrepreneurship, Citizenship, Open for Business, and Quality of Life. The top 10 best countries, according to this study, are Switzerland, Canada, Japan, Germany, Australia, United Kingdom, United States, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Norway.

Best Countries 2022

Country 2022 Population
China1,448,471,400
United States334,805,269
Japan125,584,838
Germany83,883,596
United Kingdom68,497,907
France65,584,518
Italy60,262,770
Spain46,719,142
Canada38,388,419
Australia26,068,792
Netherlands17,211,447
Belgium11,668,278
Sweden10,218,971
Switzerland8,773,637
Singapore5,943,546
Denmark5,834,950
Finland5,554,960
Norway5,511,370
New Zealand4,898,203
Luxembourg642,371

Best Countries 2022

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