Luck plays a major role in our lives according to many people. While some believe it is because of fortune that some families are more privileged, others think that luck can decide anybody’s fate. Now imagine someone being lucky just because they are born in a certain country. Well, there are some nations that are luckier than others, based on certain factors like freedom, life satisfaction, financial situation, career opportunities, health, and safety. The world’s luckiest people are born in these nations.

Do you want to know who they are? Well, we are here to share the list of the 44 luckiest nations globally. What’s more, we will discuss why the three highest-ranking countries topped the poll. So without delaying any further, let’s get started!

Top 3 Luckiest Nations of the World 

1. Switzerland: Apart from the scenic beauty that it offers to its people, Switzerland is a nation where those born there are the luckiest in the world. It tops the list with regard to the number of millionaires based on the adult population, the income of households per capita, and even the median adult wealth. These factors all show that Switzerland has the best financial situation out of all the countries included in this study. Furthermore, it also offers its people life satisfaction, income equality, safety, quality air, a good education, and employment.

2. Iceland: Based on all the factors, including health and safety, career opportunities, finances, and life satisfaction and liberty, Iceland has an overall score of 91.49 points out of 100. This puts the country in second place. This means that the people born here are lucky because they get great career opportunities, are well paid, have fewer health problems, a greater life expectancy, and are free to travel. 

3. Norway: With regard to influences like education, career opportunities, income equality, and productivity, Norway has a perfect score of 100. In fact, the same score is also reached for life satisfaction, freedom of travelling, gender parity, and human rights. Apart from this, the country has also provided its people with quality air and other safety measures. The average life expectancy of Norweigians is 82.80 years. Meanwhile, four percent of the adult population are millionaires and the median wealth of adults is $70,630 USD. This is why Norway is the third luckiest country in the entire world. 

Following Fortunate Nations

Following the above three nations are the other 41 most fortunate nations listed below:

  1. Luxembourg
  2. Denmark
  3. Finland
  4. Australia
  5. Sweden
  6. Austria
  7. The Netherlands
  8. New Zealand
  9. Ireland
  10. Belgium
  11. Canada
  12. France
  13. United Kingdom
  14. Germany
  15. United States
  16. Japan
  17. Slovenia
  18. Spain
  19. Italy
  20. Czech Republic
  21. Estonia
  22. Portugal
  23. South Korea
  24. Israel
  25. Poland
  26. Slovakia
  27. Lithuania
  28. Latvia
  29. Hungary
  30. Greece
  31. Chile
  32. Turkey
  33. Mexico
  34. Singapore
  35. Costa Rica
  36. India
  37. Russia
  38. South Africa
  39. Argentina
  40. Brazil
  41. Bulgaria

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