Switzerland Tops World’s Best Places To Be Born In 2013

India Near The Bottom At 66 While Canada Is Number 9 On The List!

LONDON – Which are the best places to be born in 2013? The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) revealed the countries which will provide the best opportunities for a healthy, safe and prosperous life in years to come. Sadly, India took a distant 66th position and none of the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) were seen scoring impressively. The U.S. was on the 16th position. The survey was conducted among 80 countries and Nigeria came last, indicating being the worst place for a baby to enter the world in 2013.

Switzerland is named as the best place to be born in the world in 2013, with an index score of 8.22. People born in Switzerland will tend to be the happiest as per the index and have the best quality of life judged in terms of wealth, health and trust in public institutions. It is also one of the richest countries in the world.

Canada is the ninth best place to be born in 2013. It has an index score of 7.81. Canada is one of the countries with a high quality of life. In Canada, the average person makes $ 27,138 a year. It has a good rate of literacy as well. The life expectancy at birth in Canada is 81 years.

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