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Insightful map reveals what different countries are the best at

Insightful map reveals what different countries are the best at | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

This new map sheds light on what each country around the world is actually good at. No stereotypes, no hearsay, just pure facts based on actual statistics from credible sources such as the World Bank, UN and the CIA World Factbook, and put together by data journalist and information designer, David McCandless. It took three weeks to produce and reveals at once what countries around the world are best at. Find out more.

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Australia ranks second-best in the world for quality of life

Australia ranks second-best in the world for quality of life | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

For the second year in a row, Australia has been ranked as the second-best country in the world for its quality of life by a UN report that assessed economic, education and life-expectancy data. The nation's Human Development Index was measured at 0.935 out of a maximum score of one, coming second to Norway and beating Switzerland, which has held onto third place in 2015's annual report. The top three rankings, Norway, Australia and Switzerland are unchanged from a year ago. Australians can expect to live on average to about 82.5 years, have a mean 13 years of schooling and the gross national income per person is $58,618. Find out more.

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