Have you been wondering if the UK is your kind of place?
Have you been thinking of relocating?
Is change on top of your mind? Have you been lately browsing the internet to know exactly what kind of place would be best suited for you? Looking to sell property fast , so that you can relocate at the earliest? Do you have the right skill set to be able to migrate to a country of your choice?
If you are thinking as to why I am fielding a volley of questions towards you, then you must know that while developed countries like the US and the UK have quite a liberal policy towards accepting immigrants as their own citizens, it is important and very important at that that you have highly specialized skill set and that you give yourself an academic and a technical expertise which will give out an edge over the others who are similarly attempting to get into such countries.
The survey results:
Many surveys and polls later, the Better Life Index which is incidentally also a very respectable campaign has categorically confirmed the UK to be the best among all the developing countries. the index is the quality of the life that is livable here. If you are wondering what were the criteria for the polls and what kind of people were surveyed, we suggest reading further to know about it all.
The poll result by OECD:
In the year 2013, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has in their annual report declared that the best place to live and work is the UK especially so after the financial crisis and recession that has affected the global atmosphere since the year 2008.
The criteria for rating the countries were:
- Jo community
- Civic engagement
- Wealth creation,
- Social weave and
- Personal security.
While a majority of the pollsters agreed that life and work environment in the UK was far more superior, more than half of them did not agree that the education system in place was satisfactory. In fact most of the people who came to poll thought that there was a lot desirable in the education forefront.
Which other countries were competing with the UK:
The selection was based on the traffic light system where the red light on any criteria meant that the given country was in the bottom 20% and the green light showed it in higher notches. A yellow light meant that the count of the country is somewhere in the middle.
The UK shone in the competition throughout and categorically came out to be the winner. The other countries that were competing were
- New Zealand
- The US
- France and
These countries were good performers in either one or most of the fields. The poor performers were
Being politically responsible
Being politically responsible:
One thing that the UK measures up to is the responsibilities with which it votes. More than seventy five percentage of its eligible population votes and thus the civic engagement of the UK society is perched very high. The British categorically have very high faith in their public institution and their democratic goals are very tangible. More and more people trust the government that they have chosen and believed that it does its job well.
The quality of resources available:
The United Kingdom is on the top of the list of countries that provides the best of resources to its citizens. A majority of the people, for example are very happy with the quality of the water supply as compared to other developed countries which do not take this responsibility seriously.
Even though the great the reception of two thousand and eight has left UK impoverished as much as other Nordic countries and the rate of employment has spiraled downward, still the people here like to think themselves to be a happy lot and are quite satisfied with their lives.
Well being is a term which is difficult to describe in figures. It is a collective feeling of the people around. Because of the intangible nature of the subject, a lot of people especially youngsters view their country on a different plane. They argue that whether a country is good or bad to be in is rather subjective than objective. So, what do you think about it?