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Which country is the best for me?
Selecting the best country to visit or live in is a matter of your personal preferences. Make your choices below and we'll provide you with a ranked list of nations that best match your needs and wants.


  • Are you interested in seeing which US metropolitan area best matches your preferences?
  •   Yes, I want to know which American city is right for me.
      Actually, I am interested in learning which state in the United States of America is best for me.
      No, I am here because I am interested in learning which nation in the world is best for me.


    1. Do you have either of these diplomatic concerns about possible countries on your list?
    I'd prefer to avoid those countries considered dangerous or unstable by the US State Department.
    I'd prefer to avoid those countries that require you to apply for a visa in advance.
    Prioritize your choice above:
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    2. Would you prefer a nation with higher score on the Democracy Index?
    Yes, I'd prefer a nation that is more democratic in terms of civil liberties, functioning of government, political participation, etc.
    Prioritize your choice above:
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    3. Would you prefer a place where the people are mostly literate.
    Yes, I'd like it where most people can read and write.
    Prioritize your choice above:
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    4. Would you like a nation where many people speak English, including English as a second language?
    Yes, that would be handy if there were many English speakers.
    No preference
    No, actually I'd like a more foreign experience.
    Prioritize your choice above:
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    5. Would you like a country where there are plenty of jobs?
    Yes, a high rate of employment is a good thing.
    No preference
    No, I'd prefer a large pool of prospective employees.
    Prioritize your choice above:
    Low Priority High Priority

    6. Would you prefer a country with minimal corruption?
    Yes, I want to avoid corrupt counties.
    Prioritize your choice above:
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    7. Where in the world would you prefer?
    The Americas
    Asia-Pacific
    Europe/Eurasia
    Middle East and North Africa
    Sub-Saharan Africa
    Prioritize your choice above:
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    8. Regarding per capita income, which do you prefer?
    I'd like a country where the residents have more money.
    I am interested places where people earn less, so my money will buy more.
    No preference
    Prioritize your choice above:
    Low Priority High Priority

    9. I'd like to be in a healthy place. Since longevity is an indicator of that...
    I'd like a country were people live for a long time.
    Prioritize your choice above:
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    10. What sort of climate do you prefer? (Note: some counties have multiple climates.)
    Temperate climate. Mild and moderate, considered by many to be not too cold, not too hot.
    Tropical climate. Generally hot and moist year-round.
    Subtropical climate. Hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool Winters.
    Polar climate. Cold and snowy, generally good for skiing and other Winter sports.
    Arid or semi-arid climate. Hot and dry with minimal rainfall.
    Prioritize your choice above:
    Low Priority High Priority

    11. Would you prefer to avoid nations with a high homicide rate
    Yes, the less murder the better.
    Prioritize your choice above:
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    12. Would you like a country where the people drink a lot of alcoholic beverages?
    I'd like a country where the people consume a lot of beer.
    I'd like a country where the people consume a lot of wine.
    I'd like a country where the people consume a lot of spirits.
    I'd like a country where the people don't drink much at all.
    No preference
    Prioritize your choice above:
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    13. Would you like a country where the people smoke a lot of cigarettes?
    Yes, I don't mind smokers, in fact I prefer it.
    No, I'd prefer a country without a lot of smokers.
    No preference
    Prioritize your choice above:
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    14. Which geographical features would you prefer?
    Mountains and elevation.
    Plenty of coastline.
    Prioritize your choice above:
    Low Priority High Priority

    15. Would you prefer a country with a railroad system that covers much of the country?
    Yes, I like traveling trains.
    Prioritize your choice above:
    Low Priority High Priority


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