Every year, millions of people travel from one country to another for their higher education and migration. Countries like the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany have always been among the top choices for people willing to study and settle abroad.
A recent global index listed out the names of the world’s best countries to live in and New Zealand tops it. Researchers at Legatum Institute ranked New Zealand as the top most country to live in, despite the fact that 26 other countries are far wealthier than New Zealand. This was mainly due to the fact that over the past few years, New Zealand has been one of the most prosperous countries in the world, allowing people the liberty of strong society, open markets and personal freedom.
The Legatum Institute conducted its research based on various factors of the countries across the world such as Education, Governance, Economic Quality, Business Environment, Health, Safety and Security, Personal Freedom, Social Capital and Natural Environment. Based on these findings, New Zealand topped the list because of its ability to turn wealth into prosperity.
The prosperity gap was derived after taking the countries’ GDP and was measured against the expected prosperity of the countries which revealed that New Zealand has the highest Prosperity surplus in the world.
The country was ranked 1st in Economic Quality and Social Capital and 2nd in Business Environment and Governance, while it was ranked at 3rd position in Personal Freedom.
The top 10 countries that made the cut are-
1. New Zealand
For the past 6 years, New Zealand has ranked the highest in Prosperity Index, indicating that it only has plans to grow more and continue being the top country to live in. Over the past few years, New Zealand has risen up by nine ranks to 2nd position in Business Environment and has seen a tremendous uplift of eight ranks to 12th position in Health. This growth has been a collective effort of the economic and health policy makers.
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