Newsweek magazine offers a special survey of the world's best countries based on five categories of national well-being by economy, politics, education, health and quality of life.
In its rating, which involves 100 countries, Finland is ranked as number one, followed by Switzerland and Sweden.
"Forget the world cup, the Olympics, even the miss universe pageant. These are the globe’s true national champions", wrote Rana Foroohar
Best Counties for East Asia and Pacific group.