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Canada Ranked 2nd Best Country In The World for 2018

Canada has been ranked as the second best country in the world by the Best Countries List!

The Best Countries List is put together annually by U.S. News & World Report, with research and analysis done by Y&R’s BAV Group and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Countries are ranked on a series of categories, including entrepreneurship, adventure, citizenship, cultural influence, heritage, power and quality of life.

This is the third year in a row that Canada has come in at #2, ranking high in quality of life, education, health care, gender equality, religious freedom and public safety. Beautiful scenery and dynamic cultures also helped raise Canada’s ranking. The list also covers challenges for the future however, such as concerns of Indigenous peoples and French-speakers in Canada.

Switzerland was ranked as the best country in the world for 2018, with Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and Japan making up the top five countries. Below is a complete list of the top ten countries, ranked in order.

Top Ten Countries

  1. Switzerland
  2. Canada
  3. Germany
  4. United Kingdom
  5. Japan
  6. Sweden
  7. Australia
  8. United States
  9. France
  10. Netherlands

For more information on the Best Countries List, check out

Whether you’re thinking about a move to Canada or searching for interesting places to invest, there’s no doubt that Canada is a great place not only to live or visit but also to buy real estate. For more information on buying in the Mid-Vancouver Island area contact the Miller Real Estate Team.  We are experts in facilitating out of town investors find properties that perfectly match their needs.