SPI2016 Launched today June 29th
- Finland tops 2016 Social Progress Index + Canada, Australia and UK also perform well
- U.S. slips to 19th with “disappointing” score: joins China, Russia + Iran among weakest performers
- Costa Rica, Uruguay, Ghana + Senegal exceed expectations
(21:00, June 28th 2016, US EDT) Higher GDP per capita alone does not determine real quality of life. This is according to the 2016 Social Progress Index published today by US-based nonprofit, the Social Progress Imperative. The Index ranks Finland the world’s most socially progressive country; Canada in second place tops the G7 nations.
Further information to be found on SPI homepage: http://www.socialprogressimperative.org/