World's Best and Highly Developed Countries

It is every human's dream to reside in the best countries that offer good quality of living to settle down. As such, a nation that offers its people a good life is certainly wanted by one and all.

1. Australia

Officially known as Commonwealth of Australia, this nation is the smallest continent and is known for liberal legislation, compulsory and free education, protected trade unionism, old age pensions to name a few.
This special nature of them made this country to hit the list of best countries to live in the world.

Tourism is also another factor that makes this country as one among the best. It is famous for its various beautiful locations. Some of the well-known places in Australia include Ayers Rock, Bondi Beach, The Sydney Opera House, and The Sydney Harbor Bridge among many more places.

In this developed country, Aussies have the 5th largest per capital income and hence the country ranks 2nd globally in the human development index. With a Federal Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy form of government, Australia has a population of 23,177,462. It has a market economy with high GDP per capita and low rate of poverty.

2. Denmark

A European nation and a constitutional monarchy, Denmark is one of the best countries in the world. This country is often ranked as the happiest country in the world in cross-national studies of happiness. It also ranks as having the highest social mobility, a high level of income equality and one of the world's highest per capita incomes.

Located at the South-west of Sweden and bordered by Germany, Denmark like its Scandinavian neighbors, has historically been one of the most socially progressive cultures in the world.

It is interesting to know that this country had been the first country to introduce in 1989 with gender-neutral marriage and also the first to introduce the environmental law. Modesty, punctuality and above all equality are some of the most important aspects of the Danish way of life. The government of Denmark spends considerably to ensure the general well-being of its residents.

3. Netherlands

The European nation, Netherlands is also listed as the best country to live in. In this country, 91 percent of residents claim that they lead a very happy and a satisfied life. The country's overall judicious regulation environment is efficient and transparent.

Its courts are easily accessible and free from inappropriate influence. Due respect is given to the law process in German criminal courts which outperform most countries. According to the 2007 UNICEF report on child well-being in rich countries, Netherlands emerges as the best country for children to live.

With over 16,819,595 inhabitants, it is the tenth most populated country in the Europe continent. Unlike various countries of the world, it has two capitals named The Hague and Amsterdam.

4. Sweden

A Scandinavian country and the third largest European country, Sweden has been rated as the fourth best country in the world. This is all attributed to its emerging pop-culture, its food, and most importantly, its friendly population.

Sweden is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy form of government and a highly developed economy. It has the world's eighth-highest per capita income.

The Swedish people are rated as one of the happiest in the world and have high marks in income ($35,876 GDP per capita, and a regular GDP of $485 billion), life expectancy (80.9 years), and education.

In addition, the country has very low unemployment and poverty rates, has equal and free access to health care, and has been one of the most active supporters of environmental sustainability in today's era.

5. Norway

Officially recognized as the Kingdom of Norway, this Scandinavian nation has garnered 5th spot in the list of the best country of the world in 2014. A country of around 5 million, Norway is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy with extremely high education standards and a very low poverty and unemployment rate, with a life expectancy of 80.2 years.

According to the Global Peace Index, it is one of the safest places to settle down. Norway is the country with the highest level of human development in the globe where its government always places peace at the forefront of the priorities of the country.

Not just all this, it is internationally recognized for its universal health care, advanced schooling systems, and a distinguished social security system.
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