Ranking: Based on global opinion, these nations are Asia's best
Behind a country’s wealth and success are the policies that create possibilities, the people that drive the effort and the history that shapes the environment and perspective.
Globalization has expanded a country’s presence beyond its physical borders, and the 2017 Best Countries rankings seek to understand a nation’s worth beyond hard metrics. The 2017 Best Countries report and rankings are based on how global perceptions define countries in terms of a number of qualitative characteristics, impressions that have the potential to drive trade, travel and investment and directly affect national economies. Eighty nations were measured in the report.
Some of the attribute to do the ranking are : Adventure, Citizenship, Cultural Influence, Entrepreneurship, Heritage, Movers, Open for Business, Power and Quality of Life.
These thematic subrankings were formed by grouping country attributes that had similar global trends in survey responses. Subranking scores for each country were determined by averaging the scores that country received in each of the attributes comprising that subranking.
These countries, ranging from Austria to Indonesia, performed the best overall in the ranking. Seasia is looking into the 40 best, and listing out the Asia's best. Here's the finding:
ASIA's Best Countries
Collectively, the 80 countries in the report account for about 95 percent of global gross domestic product and represent more than 80 percent of the world’s population. They span the globe, covering Africa, Asia, Central America, Eurasia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, Oceania and South America.
Source : USnews.com