Published On: Apr 04 2014 02:46:43 PM EDTUpdated On: Apr 04 2014 03:02:31 PM EDT
A new index has been published, which ranks countries by social and environmental performance rather than economic output. Take a look at the most socially progressive countries in the world.
The Social Progress Index rates 132 countries on more than 50 indicators, including health, sanitation, shelter, personal safety, access to information, sustainability, tolerance and inclusion and access to education.
1. New Zealand. The country received high scores for personal rights and freedom, internet access and school enrollment.
To get more information about the Social Progress Index, click here.