Ireland is the sixth best place to live in the world

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Ireland sixth best place to live

Ireland is the sixth best place to live in the world, well joint sixth with Germany, according to a survey carried out by the Human Development Index.

That moves us up two places from last year, and keeps us ahead of countries such as the US, UK, Italy and France.

Ireland sixth best place to live

The survey is based on three main components; life expectancy, education and income per capita.

Ireland scored highly on all three measures, with a life expectancy of 80.9 years and an average of 12.2 years of schooling.

The income per capita score was $39,568, which was higher than many countries but the second lowest in the top ten.

It is a great achievement for Ireland to be in the top ten places to live in the world.

The country is famous for its beautiful landscapes and scenery, and also its vibrant diverse cities.

The welcoming nature of Irish people has also been recognised by nations around the world, and now thousands of foreign immigrants are proud to call Ireland their home.

Multi-national companies have also been attracted to Ireland over the past decade because of the lenient tax laws. These large businesses have provided a much needed boost to the economy as the country continues to recover from the recession.

Top 10 countries to live according to HDI
1. Norway
2. Australia
3. Switzerland
4. Denmark
5. Netherlands
6. Germany
6. Ireland
8. United States
9. Canada
9. New Zealand

 

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