20 Things No One Will Tell You Before You Move to Australia

Thinking of moving to the land down under? You’re in for a life-changing experience! However, there are a few things you should know before you go. Things like…

Australians are some of the most empowered and happy people in the world

Recently, a report published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ranked all of the countries in the world based on their human development. Human development seems like a vague thing to try and measure, but basically, researchers looked at the opportunities presented by each country, and ways that each country supports its citizens.

The primary question was how are citizens valued, and what can they achieve in their country of origin? In this report, Australia came in second overall for the country with the highest potential for human development – only a few percentage points behind Norway. The United States currently sits in the 10th highest spot – tied with our northern neighbor, Canada.

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