The Legatum Institute ranked the healthiest countries in the latest Legatum Prosperity Index, based on a variety of factors including life expectancy, vaccination rates, obesity, the perception of health problems, mental health, level of disease, quality of sanitation facilities and how satisfied people are with their nation’s healthcare system. The Legatum Institute noted that global health has improved considerably in the last few decades due to increased access to basic sanitation and rising life expectancy.
According to the Index, these are the healthiest countries in the world:
- Hong Kong
- United Arab Emirates