Top 10 best countries to live in 2011

Best countries to live in the world 2011

United States on the list of best countries to live in 2011 - number 4

What are the best countries to live in of the world in 2011? And what is the very best country to live in? Here you can find a top 10 list. Norway has been the nicest country to live in for nine years in a row now. According to Human Development Index (HDI) list of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) the United States can be proud of a number 4 position.

Best countries to live in the world 2011 report - conclusions

Since recently we can count 7.000.000.000 people in the world. Unfortunately the welfare and the living standard are distributed very unevenly. There are still a lot of of peope in poor countries living in pure poverty. Nevertheless, the UNDP was moderately positive about the progress made this year when it comes to human development in the poorest countries of the world. On the other hand, they also warned the Western countries to really consider developing a more sustainable lifestyle an production. If this does not change, the Western world increases it chances of getting in to serious trouble

The Human Development Index - Criteria for measuring the best countries to live in 2011

The HDI report not only takes the normal welfare in to account, it also looks at criteria like education, life expectancy and literacy. The main goal of the report is to reduce the living standards gap between the rich and the poor in the world. For example, the life expectancy in the Netherlands is 80, whie the life expectancy in most African countres is around 50. For us as readers another advantage of the report is that we can see what the best countries in the world to live in are.

Norway - the best country in the world to live in 2011

Norway has been the best country to live in for the ninth time now. It is the undisputed champion when it comes to living nicely. Besides the fact that it is a rich country, it also has a lot of great faciliites and the norwegian people have a large amount of nature surrounding them. Moreover, Norway has good education and healthcare. In sum, it has all the ingredients for being the best country to live in of the world in 2011.

Africa - the worst countries to live in of the world in 2011

The Region of Africa remains the poorest area of the world. All 15 countries at the bottom of the list are African. The Democratic Republic of Congo is the worst off.

Top 10 best countries to live in of the world 2011

  1. Norway
  2. Australia
  3. The Netherlands
  4. The United States
  5. New - Zealand
  6. Canada
  7. Ireland
  8. Liechtenstein
  9. Germany
  10. Sweden




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me myself 5 years ago

How is France not there, when it was voted best country to live in 2010??


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markinternational 5 years ago from The Netherlands Author

Not sure as to why it has dropped, but its currently on number 20.


Noelle 4 years ago

Africa is not a country. . . it's a continent.


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markinternational 4 years ago from The Netherlands Author

@noelle,

hence it is referred to as the region of africa, and african countries. Nowhere it is stated its a country.


Anon 4 years ago

You can't even spell Sweden properly. That say itself.


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markinternational 4 years ago from The Netherlands Author

haha fair enough. Its been changed. Thank you


jimmy 4 years ago

United States?


jimmy 4 years ago

Sorry I can't agree. Corupt gov, high taxes, business decline, police have become revenue makers. I could go on and on. I live in usa and I am saving up to leave as soon as I can. I dont think us should even be in the top 10


balqiis 4 years ago

how finland not there when it was the bast country to live in


chetan 3 years ago

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