The degree of development of a country depends on whether the country is divided into developed or developing countries. But our country is still in the developing country stage, so which developed countries in the world have? Get to know the top ten developed countries in the world in 2019.
What are the developed countries in the world?
Speaking of developed countries, many people may think of the United States first. Although the United States is a superpower, it is not the first in the list of developed countries. So what are the developed countries? At present, 21 countries are developed countries. Let's take a look at the top ten developed countries with the highest HDI index.
1. Norway HDI: 0.944
There are many developed countries in the world, and Norway is a highly developed country among all countries in the world. The Norwegian government provides people with high-level services and education, reduces the level of corruption, reduces the unemployment rate, and provides high living standards. The life expectancy of people is about 80.3 years. Norway is particularly rich in natural resources such as oil, seafood, natural gas and metal ores.
2. Australian HDI index: 0.933
Australia ranks first in many areas, including low levels of corruption, high quality of life, economic freedom and civil rights. With the most stable government and high per capita income, Australians are among the happiest people in the world. Australia has three characteristic cities, ranking among the top ten most livable cities in the world.
3. Swiss HDI: 0.917
Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world, and the per capita wealth of adults is the highest in the world. Geneva and Zurich are among the top 10 cities with the highest quality of life in the world. The 'economic freedom index' here is also the highest in Europe. Trade, tourism, industry and agriculture are relatively developed here. It is politically stable and can attract a large number of foreign investors.
4. Denmark HDI: 0.915
Denmark is a highly developed capitalist country, a founding member of NATO and a member of the European Union. It has an extremely perfect social welfare system, a highly developed economy, a small gap between the rich and the poor, and a high quality of life for its citizens.
5. Netherlands HDI index: 0.914
The Netherlands has low taxes, reduced corruption, high education standards, and good health care facilities, so Dutch people think they are the happiest people in the world. Transport, banking, trade, electronics, chemicals, machinery and metallurgy are booming in the Netherlands, as well as many world famous brands such as Unilever, Philips, ing and Heineken.
6. German HDI: 0.911
With the largest population in European countries, science and technology development is relatively high and corruption level is low. Many multinational companies are headquartered in Germany, like Volkswagen, Daimler, Siemens and BMW. At the same time, Germany is also a popular tourist destination.
7. Ireland HDI: 0.910
In the least populous country, nearly 99% of the people are educated, and their average life expectancy is 79 years old. The infrastructure here is relatively perfect, and many multinational companies are investing here.
8. Us HDI: 0.902
This is the capital of the world. There is a famous proverb called "when the United States sneezes, the world catches cold." it was well proved in 2008 that at that time, due to the huge debt export level of the United States, the iron ore continued to drop, leading to the global economic recession. It can be seen that the U.S. economy has a great impact on the world economy. The United States has trade alliances with almost every country in the world, and is the center of automobile, chemical, food and beverage industries.
9. Canadian HDI: 0.901
Canada is a highly developed capitalist country. Thanks to its rich natural resources and highly developed science and technology, Canada has become one of the countries with the highest quality of life, the richest society and the most developed economy in the world. It is also one of the largest and most important diamond producing countries in the world. Canada is at the top of the international rankings in education, government transparency, social freedom, quality of life and economic freedom.
10. New Zealand HDI: 0.900
It is mainly composed of some islands. There are many tourist landscapes. The beautiful scenery and the animals and plants that love prosperity attract tourists from all over the world, so the tourism industry is particularly developed. Of course, trade and export also help the economy a lot. The average life expectancy of citizens here is 80.9 years.
What are the other developed countries?
Among the top ten developed countries in the world, we can see that only the developed countries in Asia are not on the list. Like Oceania and Asia, there are only two developed countries, but both are on the list. So what are the other developed countries? Japan and South Korea are the only two developed countries in Asia.
In Europe, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Spain, Norway, Portugal and so on; in America, the developed countries are the United States and Canada; in Oceania, Australia and New Zealand.