Canada has taken first place in the 2021 Best Countries Report, an analytical study conducted by World Report.
Canada's held the number one spot in this sub-ranking for six consecutive years offering the best Quality of life in the world according to a ranking system produced by the World Report.
This is the first time Canada has claimed the top spot in the yearly ranking, having spent several years in the second and third positions. Highlighted in the 2021 report is that Canada ranked first in sub-rankings, including quality of life and social purpose, meaning that it is seen as “a stable and safe society in which individuals [and business] can develop and prosper, and is open, fair and equitable.”
Canada beat 78 other countries for first place, including Japan, Germany, Switzerland and Australia, which respectively rounded out the top five.
The quality of life index was judged based on the following attributes:
Income equality level
Health care system