Australia pips US in global country ranking, thanks to Trump effect

A tourist helicopter circles the Statue of Liberty, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in New York. The statue is closed due to the ...

The country also dropped from ninth to 14th in its ranking on gender equality.

Australia, meanwhile, ranked 5th in the world for ‘Quality of Life’, which included measures such as “economically stable”, “a good job market”, and well developed public health and education systems. However it did terribly on the “affordable” measure.

Our worst ranking was under ‘Heritage’, where we lost marks for not having “a rich history”.

The survey respondents also gave us a very poor score when asked if Australia “has great food”.

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