Official List 2014 – World’s Top 20 Best Countries To Live In

No 9 : Iceland

Happiness score – 7.355

  • Literate percentage of Iceland is 99.9, wherein you can find people buying and reading most books.
  • In the Forbes list of  “top 10 cleanest countries”, Iceland hits the top position with the score 93.5
  • It is entitled as the 8th wealthiest country in the world (with 6th highest GDP).
  • Icelanders have no army – Instead they have extraordinary rescue teams and coast guards.

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  • In Iceland, states offer 9 months of fully paid maternity leave for moms. This leave can be shared among the couple as they please.
  • Crime rate of Iceland is merely zero. It’s the reason why their banks hardly have any policemen. You can even see president’s home out in the open.
  • World’s cleanest air can be breathed in Iceland. Life expectancy of men in Iceland is 76.4 and women is 81.3. These figures are one of the highest in the world. The safety and health measures made Iceland to be  in the list of top 10 best countries to live in.
  • Generally in Iceland, societies provide an overwhelming priority in bringing up  happiness among the people. However, none of these would work out without their self confidence.