www.newsweek.com/feature/2010/the-world-s-best-countries.html) Their report ranks 100 countries to answer to the question: If you were born today where should you be born to have the best opportunities to live a safe, healthy, reasonably prosperous life? The full ranking can be found on line but you’ll want to know that Finland was declared # 1 and completed Burkina Faso the list at #100. The US? It's #11.
In addition to an Overall Best category they also broke down the survey in other ways. For example there was Quality of Life with Germany #1, Economic Dynamism with Singapore # 1 and the US #2. In addition there’s a more lighthearted look at the world ranking the best place to fly a kite (India), to own a dog (Belgium), to take a road trip (South Africa) or to dine (Spain).
Take a look at world in another way. Decide for yourself, what country ranks as #1.