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Switzerland ranks first for best place to be born in the world – survey

29 November 2012 No Comment

Switzerland is ranking first for the best place to be born in the world during 2013. The result indicates the quality of life in terms of wealth, health and trust in public institutions.

Britain stands in 27th place, where as, U.S, South Korea and Israel stands in front than Britain.

The EIU, The Economist Intelligence Unit, a sister concern of The Economist tried to measure the possibilities of various countries in providing their people in respect of healthy, safe and prosperous life in years to come.

The quality of life was ascertained and judged in terms of wealth, health and trust in public institutions.

EIU measured and linked the results of subjective life-satisfaction surveys – how happy people they are.

Finally, EIU found that people in Switzerland will tend to be the happiest and have the best quality of life in terms of wealth, health and trust in public institutions in the coming year of 2013.

Norway, Sweden and Denmark, the Scandinavian countries stood in the top five, highlighting where it is best to be born next year.

The EIU analysed 11 indicators totally to select the best place including geography, social and cultural characteristics. The index also looked at income per head during 2030, roughly in which year the children born in 2013 will become adulthood.

Most of the top 10 countries are European with one Euro zone country-Netherland.

The largest European countries like Germany, France and Britain did not do well.

Despite their profound development and economic dynamism, countries like Brazil, Russia, India and China did not shown good scores to achieve top scores.

However, Nigeria stood last among all countries having the title of worst country for a baby to enter the world in 2013.

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