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HEALTHIEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

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Bloomberg 2017 Healthiest Country Index

  1.  Italy - 93.11
  2. Iceland -  91.21
  3. Switzerland - 90.75
  4. Singapore - 90.23
  5. Australia - 89.24
  6. Spain - 89.19
  7. Japan - 89.15
  8. Sweden - 88.92
  9. Israel - 88.14
  10. Luxenbourg - 87.87
  11. Norway - 86.81
  12. Austria - 86.34
  13. Netherlands - 85.83
  14. France - 85.59
  15. Finland - 84.80
  16. Germany - 84.78
  17. Canada - 84.57
  18. Cyprus - 84.52
  19. Nez Zealand - 84.48
  20. Greece - 84.28
  21. Portugal - 82.97
  22. Ireland - 82.52
  23. U.K. - 82.28
  24. S. Korea - 82.06
  25. Malta - 81.27

Source: World Health Organization, United Nations Population Division, World Bank

Note: Health grade (X) - Health score (A) - Health risk penalties (B)

A. Health score metrics 1. mortality by commicable, non-cmmunicable disease and injuries; 2. life expectancy at the defining age of birth, childhood, youth and retirement; 3. probability to survive neonatal, into young adulthood and retirement stages. B: Health risk penalties: 1. behavioral/endogenous factors such as high incidences of population with elevated level of blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol, prevelance of overnight, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, physical inactivity and childhood malnutrition, as well as mental health and basic vaccination coverage, 2. environmental/exogenous factors such as greenhouse gas emissions per capita and percentage of population with access to improved drinking water.

Most recent data used. Of the more than 200 countries and regions-evaluated, 163 had enought data to be included in the final outcome: The top 50 are displayed.


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