The Economist Intelligence Unit recently published its “Where To Be Born in 2013″ list, a measure of which countries provide the best opportunities for a healthy, safe and prosperous life in the years ahead.

WOND, an infographics and data visualization outfit based outside London, has put together a great repackaging of the data, which also included the list from 1988.

Needless to say, things have changed over the past 25 years.

With their permission, we’re republishing it here. (Check them out at

WOND: Economist Where To Be Born Index – Business Insider

Switzerland tops the list. The US is #16.

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