Rating calculations

Here's an explanation of how our rating system works.

The rating scale goes from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).

Country rating questionnaire

If you can choose would you live in this country?:
* Not included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Yes
  • [ 4 ]  Maybe
  • [ 3 ]  Not sure
  • [ 2 ]  No
  • [ 1 ]  I wish I can move out of here
Corruption:
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  No corruption
  • [ 4 ]  Extremely rare
  • [ 3 ]  Average
  • [ 2 ]  Above average
  • [ 1 ]  Very corrupted
Infrastructure: Water, Roads, rail-roads, postal services, electricity, gas, Internet access, mobile, etc.
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Highest standard
  • [ 4 ]  Good and improving
  • [ 3 ]  Average
  • [ 2 ]  Aging
  • [ 1 ]  Never existed
Cost of health and education:
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Free for everyone
  • [ 4 ]  Free for citizens
  • [ 3 ]  Some sort of co-payment
  • [ 2 ]  Both private and public
  • [ 1 ]  Fully private
Quality of health and education:
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Excellent
  • [ 4 ]  Good
  • [ 3 ]  Average
  • [ 2 ]  Below average
  • [ 1 ]  Terrible
Human Rights:
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Highly respected
  • [ 4 ]  Above average
  • [ 3 ]  Average
  • [ 2 ]  Below average
  • [ 1 ]  Its dangerous to be different in any respect
Economic stability:
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Very strong economy
  • [ 4 ]  Growing
  • [ 3 ]  Average
  • [ 2 ]  Shrinking
  • [ 1 ]  Collapsing

Place rating questionnaire

Things to do and see:
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Everything you can imagine
  • [ 4 ]  You have to dig below surface
  • [ 3 ]  Same as everywhere else
  • [ 2 ]  There is nothing special to see or do
  • [ 1 ]  Booooooring
Feel, look and vibe:
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Very beautiful and cool place
  • [ 4 ]  Nice place
  • [ 3 ]  Average
  • [ 2 ]  It can be improved
  • [ 1 ]  Ugly
Safety:
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Very safe
  • [ 4 ]  Mostly safe
  • [ 3 ]  Some areas are safer
  • [ 2 ]  One always has to be on alert
  • [ 1 ]  Dangerous
City infrastructure: Schools, hospitals, water access, Internet, hydro, roads, etc.
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Great
  • [ 4 ]  Mostly great
  • [ 3 ]  OK
  • [ 2 ]  Some infrastructure
  • [ 1 ]  Non existing
Climate:
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Very nice climate all year round
  • [ 4 ]  Mostly nice
  • [ 3 ]  Variable
  • [ 2 ]  Sometimes is nice
  • [ 1 ]  Extreme conditions

Rating scheme

We use the following scheme to convert the number scale into descriptive ratings:

4.75 – 5.00

Superior

4.25 – 4.75

Excellent

3.75 – 4.25

Very good

3.25 – 3.75

Good

2.75 – 3.25

Not bad

2.25 – 2.75

Questionable

1.75 – 2.25

Very bad

1.25 – 1.75

Extremely bad

0.00

Not rated yet

All data on this website is collected from public sources. Our data reflects the most accurate information available at the time of publication.