According to the rating, countries' place is estimated on the basis of results received from conducted polls among citizens of the countries in nine categories: economic quality, social capital, governance, business environment, education, health, natural environment, personal freedom, safety, and security.
In 2016 Ukraine was 107th in the ratings and went down 17 positions since 2006 when the rating was published for the first time.
Ukraine got the lowest index in health sphere, losing 24 points in comparison with the previous year.
The most positive changes took place in the social capital sphere where Ukraine moved up by 20 points.
According to the rating, the highest quality of life is in Norway, New Zealand, and Finland.
Russia is 101st, Poland – 32nd, Hungary – 45th, Belarus – 95th, Moldova – 98th. Sudan, Central African Republic, and Yemen got the lowest results.