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20 best countries in the world to live

Why people migrate, leaving their relatives, community, culture and country? This simple question has simple answer in other side ‘seeking for better life’, means to get better access to health care, education and career options. From the dawn of human civilization people used to migrate seeking better foods & shelters and now people migrate to best countries in the world from developing and least developed ones for quality life.

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United Nations ranked Australia as second-best country in the world to live for its quality life. File Photo: Indiansite

United Nations Human Development Index (HDI) is calculated based on three basics life expectancy, education and income per capita data which indicates best countries in the world to live and spend life. HDI indicates long and healthy life, education access and standard of living for a common person. Country where life expectancy at birth is longer, education period is longer, and the income per capita is higher that country attains higher HDI. Means top on the list are best country in the world to live.

Norway and Australia are ranked best countries in the world to live for quality life by United Nations, and Switzerland, Denmark and Netherlands are in top 5 best.
With maximum score for UN Human Development Index 2015 Norway earned highest HDI score with an overall 0.944 with life expectancy 81.6 years, gross national income (GNI) per capita $64,992 and 12.6 years average schooling. Australia on the second position on world order on HDI with 82.4 years life expectancy, 13 years of schooling and gross national income per person $58,618. Top 20 best countries in the world to live, based on United Nations Human Development Index (HDI) 2015 are:

1. Norway
2. Australia
3. Switzerland
4. Denmark
5. Netherlands
6. Germany
6. Ireland
8. United States
9. Canada
9. New Zealand
11. Singapore
12. Hong Kong, China (SAR)
13. Liechtenstein
14. Sweden
14. United Kingdom
16. Iceland
17. South Korea
18. Israel
19. Luxembourg
20. Japan

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