For the first time in the study's six year history, Canada has been considered the globe's best nation overall among all the nations, usurping incumbent country Switzerland, which has held the title since 2017.The Best Countries Report is a yearly positioning delivered by, a ranking and examination project by U.S. News and World Report; BAV Group, a unit of worldwide advertising interchanges organization VMLY&R; and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
This year, the model that controls this report has developed because of a revolutionary year since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social, financial, political and mechanical impacts stay significant, and two new classes have been added: social purpose and agility. Together, this expansive scope of classifications decides how the 79 nations examined are positioned on the world stage.
The report assessed 79 countries utilizing 76 distinct measurements, or characteristics, considering how nations are seen, financial aspects, military presence, education, and quality of life peoples are living. In excess of 17,000 people from 36 nations spread across Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa were overviewed. More than 10,000 of those overviewed were "informed elites", whatever that implies. More than 4,900 were "business chiefs", and the rest were viewed as overall population.
There were various new measurements added to the current year's report, including racial equality, obligation to social equity, flexibility, and obligation to environment objectives. Canada has climbed from number two in 2020 to initially put for best country among all. It's trailed by Japan, Germany, Switzerland, and Australia. The United States comes in 6th spot. Iraq come last at 78th spot.
"[Canada] is likewise seen as having a great job market, rational often about common human liberties and is focused on social equity. Moreover, the nation completed No. 1 in being seen as not corrupt and concerning property rights," says the report. Canada likewise positioned first in Quality of Life and Social Purpose. It came in 6th spot for Entrepreneurship, third for most business-accommodating nations, and third in Agility.
Here are a portion of the rankings from the 2021 Best Countries Report.
Best in overall country
Quality of life of individuals
Open for Business (most business-accommodating)
Adventure (best to visit)