Canada has emerged as the second best immigrant-friendly nation in the world as per the News and World Report US, just behind Sweden. This means that Canada is the number one country outside the Europe for overseas immigrants to call it as a home.
80 nations across the globe have been assessed by News and World Report US to determine the top immigrant-friendly nation. The factors for assessment include job market, income equality and economic stability of the nation. Thousands of members of civil society and business leaders have been surveyed globally to compile the top ten rankings:
Rank 1: Sweden
Rank 2: Canada
Rank 3: Switzerland
Rank 4: Australia
Rank 5: Germany
Rank 6: Norway
Rank 7: United States
Rank 8: Netherlands
Rank 9: Finland
Rank 10: Denmark
News and World Report US has also compiled another list for best immigrant-friendly nations based on wider social and economic factors. In this overall ranking also Canada is the second best immigrant-friendly nation in the world. However, Sweden was ranked sixth in this overall ranking. This demonstrates the strength of Canada across wide-ranging factors for assessment, as quoted by the CIC News.
News and World Report US has taken into consideration diverse factors for the immigration ranking. These include the percentage of immigrants in a nation’s population and remittances made by these immigrants to their homes. UN ranking for integration policies in diverse nations was also one among the assessment factors.
Canada received high scores not just for its thriving economy but also for its assimilation policies for immigrants. Canada also secured the top place for assessment under education factors. Canadian students score more than the average of OECD Program for Overseas Student Assessment.
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