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Canada's Place Among OECD Nations

For the second time this year, Canadian Business Magazine has issued our proprietary ranking of 30 OECD countries. The ranking examined 49 individual indicators for each country and grouped these into 12 categories. This year, Canada’s ranking increased by four positions to 7th place, a greater rise than any other nation on the list. Below are the countries with their 2008 rank and 2007 rank in brackets. The entire list is available in the current “Canada in 2020” issue of Canadian Business Magazine.
Switzerland 1 (2)
Sweden 2 (1)
Luxembourg 3 (5)
Norway 4 (4)
Iceland 5 (3)
Finland 6 (7)
Canada 7 (11)
Denmark 8 (10)
Ireland 9 (9)
Japan 10 (6)
Australia 11 (13)
South Korea 12 (12)
Netherlands 13 (8)
New Zealand 14 (15)
Austria 15 (16)
United States 16 (14)
United Kingdom 17 (17)
France 18 (18)
Germany 19 (20)
Czech Republic 20 (23)
Mexico 21 (19)
Belgium 22 (21)
Spain 23 (22)
Portugal 24 (24)
Turkey 25 (26)
Italy 26 (25)
Slovak Republic 27 (28)
Greece 28 (29)
Poland 29 (30)
Hungary 30 (27)