The Top 5 Best Countries to Live in: 2010

  Country HDI Score 2010 Life expectancy at birth Gross National Income
(per capita)
1 Norway 0.938 81.0 years $58,810
2 Australia 0.937 81.9 years $38,692
3 New Zealand 0.907 80.6 years $25,438
4 United States 0.902 79.6 years $47,094
5 Ireland 0.895 80.3 years $33,078
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Sources:  Human Development Report 2010 -Human Development Index rankings, UNDP.

List Notes: Data is for the year 2010. The Human Development Index (HDI) is a summary measure of a country's human development. It measures the average achievements of a country in three basic dimensions: A) a long and healthy life as measured by life expectancy at birth, B) access to knowledge as measured by the adult literacy rate and the combined gross enrollment rate in education and C) a decent standard of living as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in purchasing power parity (PPP) in international dollars.
Best Countries to Live in: 2010

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