Canada has secured the number one position in the 2021 Best Countries Report.
This is a ranking and analysis project conducted by US News & World Report; BAV Group, a unit of global marketing communications company VMLY&R; and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
The ranking was based on cultural, financial, political, and technological influences, as well as two new parameters, social function, and agility.
Japan and Germany secured the number two and three positions, whereas Switzerland, which is often on number one country, slipped to fourth over the course of the coronavirus pandemic.
Australia meanwhile was placed at number five, while the US and New Zealand gained sixth and seventh positions in the world on the report.
According to the report, Canada was named the best country in the world for the high quality of life and social function.
It was also rated top in terms of the job market, human rights, and dedication towards social justice. The rate of corruption in the country was recorded as very low and the country was ranked high related to respecting the property rights of the citizens.
The report emphasized the parameter of social justice where most countries struggled.
The world’s largest democracy, India is ranked at number 25.