What Is The Best Country In The World? Here Are The Rankings


Switzerland dominates U.S. News Best Countries 2023 list, marking the sixth time it's ranked first.

Switzerland consistently excels in rankings due to economic stability, education, and desirability as a place to live.

Canada takes second place, climbing from third last year. Sweden, Australia, and the U.S. follow closely.

Switzerland excels in quality of life, entrepreneurship, and safety, contributing to its top ranking in 2023.

The list is a competitive benchmark, affecting tourism, foreign investment, and trade for nations.

The U.S. slid from fourth to fifth, except in 2018, due to global perceptions influenced by Trump's election.

In 2023, the U.S. excelled in some areas but struggled with quality of life and business openness due to high labor costs.

Canada scores 99.3 due to excellent quality of life and strong social purpose, distinct from the U.S.