Finland is number one in the newest Good Country Index, which seeks to measure “what each country on earth contributes to the good of humanity.” We talk to the index’s creator, Simon Anholt, about what it means to be “goodest.”
Literacy rate in Finland
Source: CIA World Factbook
Amount of foreigners living in Finland
Source: Statistics Finland
A little more than a century ago, the newly independent nation of Finland experienced a short but brutal civil war. Though the conflict left deep scars, a culture of working together helped former enemies reconcile and allowed the country to progress relatively quickly in its nation-building process.
Helsinki is one of the world's most liveable cities
Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit