Colombia made progress concerning the quality of life of its inhabitants and is now the world’s 77th best country to live in, United Nations statistics revealed Monday show.
According to the Human Development Index of the UN’s Development Programme (UNDP), Norway is the most pleasant to live in in the world and Canada is the best to live in in the Americas (the United States globally occupy the 13th spot).
In Latin America, Argentina has the best figures. It occupies the 49th spot on the 182-country list, followed by Uruguay, Cuba, Bahamas, Mexico, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Panama, Brazil and Colombia.
The UNDP used 2007 statistics on life-expectancy, literacy and GDP per capita to determine the well-being of nations.
The worst nations to live in are sub-Saharan Africa, where HIV/AIDS is significantly pressing down the average life expectancy.