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11 Countries With The Highest Standard Of Life
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Published: Jul 8, 2016

Social Progress Imperative, a not-for-profit organisation, has announced  the countries with the highest quality of life. The countries have been ranked based on three main indexes. First, Basic Human Needs, which includes medical care, sanitation, and shelter. Next, Foundations of Wellbeing, which covers education, access to technology, and life expectancy. Last, Opportunity, which looks at personal rights, freedom of choice, and general tolerance.

Here are the countries with the highest standard of life.

11. New Zealand

Source: downunderendeavours.com
Source: downunderendeavours.com

10. Iceland

Source: regent-holidays.co.uk
Source: regent-holidays.co.uk

9. United Kingdom

Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

8. Netherlands

Source: NEWS.CN
Source: NEWS.CN

7. Norway

Source: barentsobserver.com
Source: barentsobserver.com

6. Sweden

Source: The Guardian
Source: The Guardian

5. Switzerland

Source: en.wikipedia.org
Source: en.wikipedia.org

4. Australia

Source: dailytelegraph.com.au
Source: dailytelegraph.com.au

3. Denmark

Source: dailyscandinavian.com
Source: dailyscandinavian.com

2. Canada

Source: happy-canada-day.com
Source: happy-canada-day.com

1. Finland

Source: homesgofast.com
Source: homesgofast.com