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Best Countries for Social Progress

The Social Progress Index examines quality of life in various countries around the world based on indicators like healthcare, safety, education, technology, human rights, and environment. This year, the top five countries for social progress are Norway, Denmark, Finland, Switzerland, and Iceland. As the lowest ranking G7 country, the United States came in at number 25, which is a decrease from previous years due to poor safety rankings. The countries that jumped the most spots on the list are Bhutan, Ethiopia, and Sierra Leone. According to the in-depth study, retreating rights are the biggest threat to increasing social progress on a global scale. Read the full report here!

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