According to The Good Country Index research, Finland takes 1st place among 153 countries worldwide. Ireland and Sweden are ranked second and third in the competition. Experts evaluated participants by 30 criteria, including:
- freedom of speech;
- the level of cybersecurity;
- following environmental conventions & protocols;
- the number of Nobel laureates;
- trade openness;
- the number of lodged refugees, etc.
All information was provided by The United Nations and other international organizations.
Therefore, Finland is admitted to be a country with a good reputation. It makes significant contributions to the human wellbeing, serves the interests of people and cares about the environment. So, 5 million inhabitants living there are considered to be the happiest people in the world.