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Switzerland best country to be born in!

Hi folks,

I just came across a very interesting study from the economist intelligence unit. It shows that Switzerland is the best place to be born in for 2013! Australia is taking the second place!

They were looking at GDP, life expectancy, quality of family life, political freedom, job security, climate and gender equality. It also looks ahead to economic forecasts for 2030, the year that children born in 2013 will reach adulthood. We look at the ten best countries to be born in, based on the quality of life index, where a higher figure represents a better way of life.

It's great to life in a country like Switzerland or Australia!

Have a great Sunday evening!

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Re: Switzerland best country to be born in!

How about a proper weblink instead of a Facebook link ?

I have deleted the other thread btw.
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Re: Switzerland best country to be born in!

Best for *climate* ???
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Re: Switzerland best country to be born in!

True! Thanks!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/e...?frame=2406470
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Re: Switzerland best country to be born in!

Pity that being born here doesn't mean that you can stay here indefinitely.
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Best for *climate* ???
Yes its an excellent climate!
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Re: Switzerland best country to be born in!

The actual link:

http://www.economist.com/news/215664...3-lottery-life

with a comparison to a study done in 1998.
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Meaning you can`t
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Best for *climate* ???
economic climate
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Yes its an excellent climate!
Well then, you must like short summers and grey winters!
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Meaning you can`t
Nope. No EU Passport for me unfortunately.
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Nope. No EU Passport for me unfortunately.
How about I adopt you,this would make you swiss citizen.How is your gardening ,washing dishes ah yes and cooking Sorry you can`t stay ,may I reco canada

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Well then, you must like short summers and grey winters!
Absolutely and the winters are not grey I get out and go skiing and the air is lovely. Cant stand long hot summers they are horrible
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Re: Switzerland best country to be born in!

"gender equality"? I'm not so sure about that one...
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Re: Switzerland best country to be born in!

Anybody here believe those foreigners that fall for that old stereotypes?

Anyhow, to get an idea of how expressive their very partial criteria are just have a look on position 10-24 of 1988.
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Absolutely and the winters are not grey I get out and go skiing and the air is lovely. Cant stand long hot summers they are horrible
Well, then... sounds like this is the place for you! I actually love swimming outdoors and bike riding (I'm not into skiing), so I prefer the warmer months. I agree, though, that it's nice the summers aren't unbearably hot here.
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Re: Switzerland best country to be born in!

A nice link I discovered about comparing countries

http://www.aneki.com/comparison.php?...ry_2=Australia
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The actual link:

http://www.economist.com/news/215664...3-lottery-life

with a comparison to a study done in 1998.
UK and USA are really in a free fall.
Where will they be in 2037?
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UK and USA are really in a free fall.
Where will they be in 2037?
And to think the British thought they were clever sending so called criminals as convicts to Australia. The smart ones were those that intentionally got themselves sent
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UK and USA are really in a free fall.
Where will they be in 2037?
Who cares?

The world will be totally different by then. 20 years... just think how the world changed in the last twenty years...
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