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Hockey, beavers, maple syrup, and free health care – we’ve done it again!

An annual study released by US News & World Report, Y&R’s BAV Consulting, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania just announced that Canada is the second best country in world.

The report ranked 80 nations based on nine different factors, including adventure, citizenship, cultural influence, entrepreneurship, and quality of life.

Besides ranking 2nd overall, Canada was also ranked number 1 for ‘quality of life’ and number 4 for ‘citizenship’.

(US News & World Report)

Switzerland is officially the best country in the world as of 2018, followed by Canada, and then Germany at #3.

The United States, who placed #7 in 2017, switched spots with Australia and is now ranked at #8.

Top 25 countries in the world

  1. Switzerland
  2. Canada
  3. Germany
  4. United Kingdom
  5. Japan
  6. Sweden
  7. Australia
  8. United States
  9. France
  10. Netherlands
  11. Denmark
  12. Norway
  13. New Zealand
  14. Finland
  15. Italy
  16. Singapore
  17. Austria
  18. Luxembourg
  19. Spain
  20. China
  21. Ireland
  22. South Korea
  23. United Arab Emirates
  24. Portugal
  25. India