The overall ranking of Best Countries measure global performance on a variety of metrics. Switzerland is the best country in the world for 2022 and Sweden is in 5th place.
Behind a country’s wealth and success are the policies that create possibilities, the people that drive the effort and the history that shapes the environment and perspective.
Globalization has expanded a country’s presence beyond its physical borders, and the U.S. News Best Countries rankings – now in their seventh year – seek to examine a nation’s worth beyond hard metrics.
The rankings report is based on how global perceptions define countries in terms of a number of qualitative characteristics – impressions that have the potential to drive trade, travel and investment, and directly affect national economies. The report covers perceptions of 85 nations.
See the full US News Best Countries Rankings here.
By usnews.com the 27 September 2022