Posted by: Sarah | May 23, 2012

Top 10 Norway


Norway features in many Top 10 lists for various reasons so I thought I’d try to compile a list of the ones I know about.  Let me know if you know of any others and I’ll add them to the list!

Most expensive place to post a letter in the world
Norway #1 at £1.05 per stamp 2012.  Source:  BBC Survey

Most generous countries in the world
Norway #3 at $302.51 donar aid per capita 2011.  Source: Aneki.com

Most expensive cost of living in the world
Oslo, Norway #5  2012.  Source:  Economist Intelligence Unit

Cleanest countries in the world
Norway #3 at 69.9% EPI index 2012.  Source:  Sustainability World Stats

Highest quality of life in the world
Norway #1.  Source:  Aneki.com

Largest consumption of coffee in the world
Norway #1 at 10.7kgs per capita per year.  Source:  Nation Master

Highest number of winter olympic medals
Norway #1 with 263 in total.  Source: Nation Master.com

Happiest countries in the world
Norway #3 at 7.6 rating.  Source:  Gallup.com

The longest coastline in the world
Norway #7 at 13.624 miles.  Source:  Maps of the World

Highest income tax in the world
Norway #9 at average 48.7% of income.  Source:  Rediff Business

Best countries for children
Norway #1.  Source:  Save the Children survey of mothers

Countries with best gender equality
Norway #2.  Source:  World Economic Forum

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Responses

  1. Cool; gonna share it

  2. How about this one? http://www.savethechildren.org/site/apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=8rKLIXMGIpI4E&b=7942609&ct=11745065&notoc=1#.T6jZLm4T4Vw.twitter

    Best place to a mother :-)

    • Hi Astrid – sorry for the delay – only just saw this. Great article :-)

  3. Just discovered your blog and like it very much! No 5 in the world for expensive living? Who on earth is No. 1? Great list!

    • Thanks Ulrike – glad you enjoy it. Apparently Switzerland is now leading the top spot


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