Top 10 countries to be born in

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The Economist Intelligence Unit has ranked countries based on its quality-of-life index. They found being rich can really move a country up the list and so can a low crime rate and trust in public institutions. The U.S. finished out of the top 10 in 16th position. The lowest-ranking country was Nigeria. Read the full The lottery of life article. All scores are out of a maximum of 10 points.

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