The 10 healthiest countries in the world: Where does the UK rank?

Ever wondered how your country compares to the rest of the world when it comes to health? Well, now you can quench that curiosity, because a recent study from Bloomberg has revealed where we all rank.

Using data from a variety of sources, including the UN, the World Bank and the World Health Organisation, the study calculated the rankings based on things like life expectancy, causes of death, rates of smoking and high cholesterol, and vaccinations.

The ranking revealed that Singapore is the world’s healthiest country. The UK didn’t make the top 20 and came in at number 21, falling behind Ireland, Italy and Belgium.

The top 10 countries for health are as follows:

1. Singapore

2. Italy

3. Australia

4. Switzerland

5. Japan

6. Israel

7. Spain

8. Netherlands

9. Sweden

10. Germany

…And the 10 least healthy countries are…

1. Swaziland

2. Lesotho

3. Democratic Republic of Congo

4. Chad

5. Mozambique

6. Burundi

7. Malawi

8. Angola

9. Uganda

10. Cameroon

Now what?