The Scandinavian nation has earned the leading position for being the country with the best quality of life, noting that it is one of the happiest countries in the world as it scored 87.2 valuable points in the index of quality of life.
As SchengenVisaInfo.com reports, the index is determined based on the standard of living provided by a country, with a special focus on variables that make a county vulnerable to expatriates, international retirees and digital nomads. Makes it attractive.
In addition, the 27-nation League continues to lead the list as Finland and Denmark are ranked second and third. While Germany was previously ranked second in the European Union and third in the world, this time the country is ranked fifth, just behind Canada.
In general, the top ten best passports for quality of life include:
- New Zealand
In addition, the six main indicators used to determine this index include the Sustainable Development Goals, which have a weighting of 30 percent, followed by the cost of living and the level of freedom, both at 20 percent. In addition, happiness level, environmental performance, and migrant acceptance are each weighted ten percent.
Sweden scored high in the sustainable development, level of independence, environmental performance, happiness level and migrant acceptance categories, but relatively low in the cost of living category, which is considered high. However, this variable does not affect the Swedish nation as much as the country has higher wages.
“In Sweden, as with other Scandinavian countries, a great deal of importance is placed on social equality and an emphasis on life outside the office and on a healthy work-life balance. From kindergarten onwards, there is a 16-month paid family leave that is given to the new baby. The birth can be split between the couple, with free daycare available as well.” Patricia Casaburri, Managing Director of Global Citizen Solutions, said.
In addition, Sweden 15. stay in placeth In the Enhanced Mobility Index, 31scheduled tribe In the investment index, and sixth in the overall global passport index, it is behind the United States, which ranks first, Germany, Canada, the Netherlands and Denmark.
A report by global citizenship and residency advisory firm Henley & Partners has revealed that the countries with the most powerful passports have imposed the strictest entry restrictions to reduce the further spread of COVID-19. In contrast, those whose passports allow arrival from fewer destinations have not taken such stringent measures keeping in mind the modest entry requirements.