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10 Countries With No Militaries

Zero Hedge |
Where are they and have you heard of all of them?

World Press Freedom Index

Reporters Without Borders |
The USA ranks #49, behind the Malta and ahead of Comoros.

Legatum Prosperity Index

Legatum Institute |
The Legatum Prosperity Index is based on a study of 142 countries, which are analyzed and ranked on a wide variety of indicators.

‘World Misery Index’ Puts US Between Romania and Hungary

Reason |
The least miserable country in the world is Switzerland.

The Most Business Friendly Countries

The World Bank |
The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 185 economies and selected cities at the sub-national level.

The 5 Richest Countries in the World

Fool |
Let's take a look at the globe's five richest countries and see why these leaders are so successful.

The International Tax Competitiveness Index

New global index highlights the harm from the US tax code.

Easiest Countries to Pay Taxes In

PwC |
Paying Taxes is a unique study which investigates and compares tax regimes across 189 economies worldwide, ranking them according to the relative ease of paying taxes.

Countries With The Fastest Internet Speeds

Net Index |
Ranks countries based on their Internet speeds.

Which Country Drinks the Most Alcohol?

Chart Shows Which Nation Has World's Biggest Boozers.

The Best Passports for Visa-Free Travel

Henley & Partners |
Top passports for visa-free travel are Finland, Sweden, and the UK.

Countries Ranked by English Proficiency

Education First |
A useful index that ranks countries in order of their level of English proficiency.

The Failed State Index

Foreign Policy |
Interactive guide and index to the world's top trouble spots according to

The Best Countries to be Born In

The Economist |
The Economist attempts to measure the best country to be born in using a variety of subjective and objective factors.

The Best Countries for Retirement

Natixis |
The report called the Natixis Global Retirement Index, places certain European countries far ahead of the US in areas like health, finances, quality of life, and material well-being.

Index Of Economic Freedom

The Heritage Foundation |
The Index covers 10 freedoms – from property rights to entrepreneurship – in 185 countries.

The Best Countries for Internet Freedom

Freedom House |
Here is a list of countries that has the fewest barriers to Internet freedom, according a recent study ranking countries based on obstacles to access, limits on content and violations of user rights.

The World’s Cleanest Countries

Yale |
Researchers at Yale and Columbia universities rank 163 countries on 25 indicators, including water and air quality, greenhouse gas emissions and the impact of the environment on the health of the population.

The Best Countries to Retire Abroad

AARP ranks and describes some of the best countries in the world to retire.

The World’s Highest Murder Rates

UN |
These countries have the highest homicide rates.

Transparency International Corruption Index

Transparency International |
The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be.

Best Countries for Senior Citizens to Live

Global Age Watch |
The Global AgeWatch Index brings together a unique set of internationally comparable data.

Countries Ranked by Human Development Index Score (HDI)

UN |
The HDI is way of measuring development by combining indicators of life expectancy, educational attainment and income into a composite index.

Best Countries for Women to Work

New Zealand Herald |
The best countries in the world to be a working woman.

International Property Rights Index

This index compares the protection of property rights – physical and intellectual – across countries. IPRI investigates the effects of a country’s legal and political environment as well as the recognition and enforcement of physical and intellectual property rights on the economic development of a country.

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