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      League Table (based on 2017 results)

      League Table

      Country Your criteria All criteria
      Rank 2017 2016
      Singapore 1 1 1
      Norway 2 2 Up 6
      New Zealand 3 3 Down 2
      Germany 4 4 Up 10
      Netherlands 5 5 Up 15
      Canada 6 6 Down 3
      Australia 7 7 Up 11
      Sweden 8 8 8
      Austria 9 9 Down 7
      United Arab Emirates 10 10 Up 12
      Switzerland 11 11 Down 5
      Czech Republic 12 12 Down 4
      Bahrain 13 13 Down 9
      India 14 14 Up 26
      Oman 15 15 Up 18
      Portugal 16 16 NEW
      Spain 17 17 Down 16
      Taiwan 18 18 Down 14
      Belgium 19 19 Up 23
      Hong Kong 20 20 Down 13
      Mexico 21 21 Up 32
      Thailand 22 22 Up 24
      France 23 23 Down 21
      Philippines 24 24 Up 37
      Malaysia 25 25 Up 28
      Indonesia 26 26 Up 38
      United States 27 27 Up 30
      Poland 28 28 Down 25
      Japan 29 29 Down 20
      Vietnam 30 30 Down 19
      Qatar 31 31 Down 29
      Russia 32 32 Down 17
      South Africa 33 33 33
      Turkey 34 34 Up 39
      United Kingdom 35 35 Down 22
      South Korea 36 36 36
      Ireland 37 37 Down 27
      Italy 38 38 Up 42
      Kenya 39 39 Up 40
      Saudi Arabia 40 40 Down 31
      China 41 41 Down 34
      Kuwait 42 42 Down 35
      Brazil 43 43 Up 44
      Argentina 44 44 NEW
      Peru 45 45 Down 41
      Egypt 46 46 Down 43
      Country
      Your criteria All criteria
      Singapore 1 1
      Norway 2 2
      New Zealand 3 3
      Germany 4 4
      Netherlands 5 5
      Canada 6 6
      Australia 7 7
      Sweden 8 8
      Austria 9 9
      United Arab Emirates 10 10
      Switzerland 11 11
      Czech Republic 12 12
      Bahrain 13 13
      India 14 14
      Oman 15 15
      Portugal 16 16
      Spain 17 17
      Taiwan 18 18
      Belgium 19 19
      Hong Kong 20 20
      Mexico 21 21
      Thailand 22 22
      France 23 23
      Philippines 24 24
      Malaysia 25 25
      Indonesia 26 26
      United States 27 27
      Poland 28 28
      Japan 29 29
      Vietnam 30 30
      Qatar 31 31
      Russia 32 32
      South Africa 33 33
      Turkey 34 34
      United Kingdom 35 35
      South Korea 36 36
      Ireland 37 37
      Italy 38 38
      Kenya 39 39
      Saudi Arabia 40 40
      China 41 41
      Kuwait 42 42
      Brazil 43 43
      Argentina 44 44
      Peru 45 45
      Egypt 46 46

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      Our World Map, Chart and League Table rank 46 countries using various criteria.

      The top ranking country for Finances in 2017 was Singapore.

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