Lancet Study: Iceland Greatest Country on Earth [ Current Affairs - Economics ]


According to the latest study by Lancet, Iceland and Sweden are the greatest Countries on the earth. The study measured shortcomings of sustainable development efforts- sicknesses, road injuries, smoking, water quality, and war.

Iceland Greatest Country on Earth

Iceland Greatest Country on Earth

Iceland Greatest Country on Earth

  • Unlike other studies which are based on the health or living standards, this study measures goals set by the UN for health, poverty, clean water, education, social inequality, and industry innovation. It was conducted by 1,870 researchers of 124 countries. The study is more global in scale, for example, it focuses on the worldwide distribution of disease.
  • According to the Lancet Study the biggest economy, United States is ranked at 28th position between Japan and Estonia.

Top 30 countries are:

  1. Iceland
  2. Singapore
  3. Sweden
  4. Andorra
  5. UK
  6. Finland
  7. Spain
  8. Netherlands
  9. Canada
  10. Australia
  11. Norway
  12. Luxembourg
  13. Ireland
  14. Malta
  15. Germany
  16. Denmark
  17. Cyprus
  18. Belgium
  19. Switzerland
  20. Italy
  21. Brunei
  22. Portugal
  23. Israel
  24. France
  25. Slovenia
  26. Greece
  27. Japan
  28. US
  29. Estonia
  30. New Zealand

- Published on: September 27, 2016