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Millennials Name Canada The Best Country In The World

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Millennials have named Canada the best country in the world in a new ranking that aims to reveal how countries are perceived by 18-35-year-olds around the world.

According to the report prepared jointly by U.S. News & World Report, BAV Consulting and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Millennials expressed the highest regard for Canada, which topped the category of best country overall, followed by Germany and the U.K.

Australia topped the category of best country for living, while Brazil was named the best country for dating and China the best country for starting a career.

"Millennials will play a significant role in shaping national economies worldwide for decades to come," said Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News in a statement.

"Capturing their perceptions is valuable in helping to determine the current and future possibilities of economic, political and cultural success in nations."

For the report, analysts culled through a survey of 16,200 respondents, looking specifically at the responses of Millennials. The rankings evaluate 60 countries across 24 rankings.

Here are the results:

Best Countries Overall

1. Canada
2. Germany
3. United Kingdom
4. Japan
5. United States

To Live

1. Australia
2. Canada
3. Italy
4. New Zealand
5. Sweden

For Dating

1. Brazil
2. Italy
3. Spain
4. Australia
5. New Zealand

To Start a Career

1. China
2. Germany
3. United States
4. United Kingdom
5. Canada

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