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Revealed: The 44 Luckiest Countries around the World

Revealed: The 44 Luckiest Countries around the World

To be deemed as lucky, one needs to have sufficient privileges that many others do not have. This is the reason why countries are often regarded as better than others. However, the ranking of the nations with the luckiest people is not easy to determine. Thus a careful study was conducted in early 2021.

 Factors that are considered for a privileged country

As per a study conducted by ABCD agency, a country that offers privileges like a good education and work opportunities, freedom of choice, lower crime rates, and improved healthcare can be deemed the nation of the luckiest people. Though 19 influential factors were studied in detail, they have been classified roughly under four specific sections. These factors are –


Health: Factors studied under this category included road safety, life expectancy, health status, air pollution, social benefits, and safety index.

Based on the data collected, the nations that led the ranking for the year 2021 is Canada, followed by France, Spain, Italy and Norway in the top 5 positions.


Opportunities: Some of the factors studied under this category included GDP per capita, population, income inequality, social mobility, work environment status, overall unemployment, education and productivity.

Norway ranked with a perfect 100 score, followed by Denmark, Iceland, Luxembourg, and Switzerland as the top 5 rank holders.


Liberty and Life Satisfaction: To grow as a country, it is vital to provide space to their citizens to live as they want. Freedom of speech is essential for everyone to express their thoughts. Data studied under this category included factors like gender equality, human rights index, passport strength, and general life satisfaction scale.

Norway once again led the chart with a total of 100, followed by Demark, Finland, Luxembourg, and Switzerland, all having an average score of 98+.


Finance: Finance is vital to run a country. Business relationships of one country with other countries are essential for industrial growth and to balance the economy. Factors studied under this category included population, disposable income, median wealth of adults, and number of millionaires.

The nation that led the chart is one of the oldest and wealthiest countries in terms of financial strength, Switzerland. It was followed by Australia, Iceland, the United States, and Luxembourg.

Hence as per the mentioned factors, the following 44 countries are home to the luckiest people in terms of health facilities, education and employment opportunities, freedom and financial stability.

  1. Austria
  2. Australia
  3. Belgium
  4. Bulgaria
  5. Canada
  6. Chile
  7. Colombia
  8. Czech Republic
  9. Denmark
  10. Estonia
  11. Finland
  12. France
  13. Germany
  14. Greece
  15. Hungary
  16. Iceland
  17. Ireland
  18. Israel
  19. Italy
  20. Japan
  21. Korea
  22. Latvia
  23. Lithuania
  24. Luxembourg
  25. Mexico
  26. The Netherlands
  27. Norway
  28. Poland
  29. Portugal
  30. Slovakia
  31. Slovenia
  32. Spain
  33. Sweden
  34. Switzerland
  35. Turkey
  36. United Kingdom
  37. United States
  38. Argentina
  39. Brazil
  40. Bulgaria
  41. India
  42. Russia
  43. Singapore
  44. South Africa



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