The world is changing everyday and every hour. Distance among the countries are now shorter due to the technology revolution. It is now very much difficult to live without advanced technology such as an Internet, mobile communication and such other technology. In our earlier article, we have compiled a list of the 10 most high tech cities in the world. In this article, we have compiled a list of the most advanced countries in the world in modern era according to HDI.
Top 10 Most Advanced Countries in the World in modern era according to HDI
Germany has struggled during the second world war. Right now, it is one of the most advanced countries in the world. The country is having US$35000 income per capita, one of the highest per capita in the European Union. The country has 80 years lifespan, one of the best lifespans in the world. Germany is one of the leading hubs of the automobile industries in the world.
Sweden had emerged as one of the most advanced countries in the world due to the best policy. The Government of Sweden’s public friendly policy makes it one of the best countries to live in the world. The Government of Sweden always works for the lower income group to enhance their life. The Government regularly sends out monthly help to those families in need. Sweden regularly ranks in the list of the most advanced countries in the world by Human Development Index.
Canada is one of the fastest growing countries in the world by HDI and social welfare. Canada has a life expectancy of 81 years and annual per capita income is US$38000, one of the highest in the world. Canada has advanced facilities to live a modern life such as the best communication system, transportation system, high speed internet, advanced infrastructure and such other technology.
7. The Netherlands
The Netherlands ranks very well in the HDI regularly. They lead the world in gender equality as well as high income per capita. The Netherlands is also one of the largest exporters of agricultural products in the world. It is also the second largest natural gas producer in the European Union. The Netherlands ranked at the seventh position in the list of the most advanced countries in the world.
Liechtenstein is one of the safe heavens for black money in the world. The per capita income is about the double compare to Australia. Due to the strong banking rules, Liechtenstein is one of the most successful safe heavens in the world. Due to the high income, Liechtenstein have been emerged as one of the most advanced countries in the world by human development index.
Ireland have been ranked as one of the best countries to spend your retirement life according to the latest reports. In spite of financial crisis, still Ireland has made in the list of the most advanced countries in the world. Ireland have been ranked at the fifth place in the list of the most advanced countries in the world by HDI.
4. United States (USA)
The United States is the super power in the world but still it ranks at the fourth position in the list of HDI. Life expectancy in the United States is much behind and it ranked after top 20 countries. Still, millions of immigrants love to spend their life in the United States to earn the best career opportunities.
3. New Zealand
New Zealand is one of the most business friendly countries in the world. The country is spending too much amount on education and healthcare. They are doing well in the education and healthcare sectors. They have one of the best life expectancy in the region compare to other countries. New Zealand has free trade policies, which attracts investors in the country.
Australia has been ranked at the second position in the list, thanks to its life expectancy and the best schooling system. It has one of the highest income per capita in the world. Australia’s mining sector has helped to emerge as one of the most industrialized countries in the region. Australia is one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
Norway is the most advanced country in the world and ranked at the first position in the list according to HDI. North Sea Oil helped the country to earn more money and invest in the public services, healthcare system and education. The country’s high income per capita, the best life expectancy helped to make the first position in the list of the most advanced countries in the world by HDI. Norway is also considered as one of the best countries in the world to spend retirement.
Article last re-published on August 1, 2015.