by Matt Alderton | February 19, 2018
There are 195 countries in the world, and everyone has their favorites -- including U.S. News & World Report, which recently released its third annual "Best Countries" report. Based on an international survey of 21,000 global citizens, who evaluated 80 nations across 24 different rankings -- from economic influence and power to citizenship and quality of life -- the 10 most favored countries in the world right now are:


10. Netherlands

9. France

8. United States

7. Australia

6. Sweden

5. Japan

4. United Kingdom

3. Germany

2. Canada

1. Switzerland 


Source: U.S. News & World Report