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Ranked: The 44 Luckiest Countries in the World


Jan 25, 2022

To evaluate the luckiest countries in the world, a study was conducted by ABCD agency in July 2021.  According to the research, there are some countries whose people can be considered as the luckiest. It doesn’t mean they have everything, but they do have more privileges than others when some things are compared.

In this study, all 37 member states of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, as well as Argentina, Bulgaria, Brazil, India, Russia, Singapore and South Africa are included.

Here, the above listed nations were compared in the following four areas to find out the luckiest countries in the world:

  • Career opportunities
  • Liberty and life satisfaction
  • Safety and Health
  • Finance

A total of 19 influencing factors contributed to get the final results of the study. So here is the list of luckiest countries in the world.

Top 4 luckiest countries in the world

  1. Switzerland– This country is called heaven on earth by some, the reason behind this is its beautiful mountains, rivers, waterfalls, and green landscapes. Switzerland provides true privileges to its citizens. In financial stability this country gets a full score of 100 out of 100. This means the people of this country are financially strong in comparison to other developed countries.

If we calculate all 4 major aspects: career opportunity, life satisfaction, health and finance and evaluate the result you may be surprised that this country achieves overall 100 points, which makes Switzerland world’s luckiest country.


  1. Iceland- Iceland is a European country, located midway between North America and mainland Europe. The capital of Iceland is Reykjavik. It is the northernmost capital in the world and is located exactly halfway between New York and Moscow.

The population of Iceland is around 356,991 and the population density is 3 people per square km.

If we calculate all 4 major aspects, this country achieves 91.49 points which makes this small and beautiful country world’s 2nd luckiest nation.


  1. Norway- This country is known for its epic coastline that is actually the second largest in the world. In 2019 The Economist Intelligence Unit rated Norway a full democracy. Norway gets a full score in career opportunities and in the other important aspects of liberty and life satisfaction.

When we calculate all 4 major aspects: career opportunity, life satisfaction, health, and finance and evaluate the result, this country holds 89.39 points to take the 3rd position.


  1. Luxembourg– This is the second most prosperous country globally, also known as the European economic powerhouse; this country has the world’s second-highest GDP per capita. Here unemployment is the lowest in all of Europe with the highest minimum wage, and that’s all the reason this country got the fourth place in our list with 89.31 points.


Next 40 luckiest countries from the list are as below

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

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