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    I mean; In terms of their general standard of living, from best to worst:

    1. United States
    2. Canada
    3. Australia
    4. Israel
    5. Japan
    6. New Zealand
    7. Channel Islands
    8. Falkland Islands
    9. South Africa
    10. Britain
    11. All European countries
    12. Rest of World

    That's pretty much how I'd put it.
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    (Original post by SovietRussiaFH)
    I mean; In terms of their general standard of living, from best to worst:

    1. United States
    2. Canada
    3. Australia
    4. Israel
    5. Japan
    6. New Zealand
    7. Channel Islands
    8. Falkland Islands
    9. South Africa
    10. Britain
    11. All European countries
    12. Rest of World

    That's pretty much how I'd put it.
    I agree.
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    United States of America is ranked one? you got to be kidding me! where you get this rubbish from?
    America have one of the worse population living at low incomes, GB standard of living is much much better than USA
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    Arrrrghh ye defo
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    whats wrong with http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Development_Index
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    I'd put Canada as 1 and US as 2.
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    (Original post by big-boss-91)
    United States of America is ranked one? you got to be kidding me! where you get this rubbish from?
    America have one of the worse population living at low incomes, GB standard of living is much much better than USA
    yeah well but the middle class and up are better of in USA then in EU
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    doesnt south africa have the highest rape rates?
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    I'd put Japan first.
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    south africa has really bad crime rates and is actually considered quite a dangerous country
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    (Original post by gamer91)
    whats wrong with http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Development_Index
    The list is based on my opinion; taking into account things that I believe are important.

    The HDI takes into account things like 'affordability of healthcare' but not 'quality of healthcare', which in my opinion is far more important. For this reason, the HDI favours Socialist countries that on the whole are not nice places to live.
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    I don't agree with South Africa's position. It really isn't above Britain (in fact I doubt it's in the top ten).
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    Britain above All European countries?
    USA first?
    Israel fourth?
    South Africa ninth?

    Are you serious?
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    (Original post by cucumber sandwich)
    yeah well but the middle class and up are better of in USA then in EU
    Round of applause for this post!!

    Also, don't forget that working-class American's standard of living would be considered middle-class in the UK.
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    (Original post by SovietRussiaFH)
    Round of applause for this post!!

    Also, don't forget that working-class American's standard of living would be considered middle-class in the UK.
    You are very wrong.
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    Why on Earth is South Africa so high? Surely a country ravaged by an AIDS epidemic, among other things (crime would be too easy to jump upon), wouldn't be in the top ten?
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    (Original post by SovietRussiaFH)
    I mean; In terms of their general standard of living, from best to worst:

    1. United States
    2. Canada
    3. Australia
    4. Israel
    5. Japan
    6. New Zealand
    7. Channel Islands
    8. Falkland Islands
    9. South Africa
    10. Britain
    11. All European countries
    12. Rest of World

    That's pretty much how I'd put it.
    The above ranking can only be described as idiotic, immature and indeed, uninformed.

    hope that helps
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    (Original post by PauloG.)
    Britain above All European countries?
    Taxes are even higher on the continent, if that is even possible.

    USA first?
    It's still offers the most personal liberty in the world. I'm sorry, but it just does.

    Plenty of land too; you can buy 20 acres in the some of the western states for the price of a new base-model Ford Focus in the UK :yes:
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    (Original post by SovietRussiaFH)
    7. Channel Islands
    8. Falkland Islands

    Not countries
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    (Original post by Mrm.)
    The above ranking can only be described as idiotic, immature and indeed, uninformed.

    hope that helps
    no it doesn't

    not that I think his list is right, many European countries have a much better standard of living than almost every country on that list.

    But you have to state your opinion instead of just being not very useful.
 
 
 
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