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DANISH NEWS - Danes enjoy a good quality of life – but not as good as Norwegians
Denmark was ranked 4th on the Human Development Index (HDI) 2015, released Monday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Norway topped followed by Australia and Switzerland, according to Seven59.dk, Nyhederne.tv2.dk and Borsen.dk.
Read the Human Development Index report here.
HDI is a comparative measure of life expectancy, literacy, education, standards of living, and quality of life for countries worldwide and is seen as a standard means of measuring well-being, especially child welfare.
The report singled out Denmark’s labour market ‘flexicurity’ scheme which allows companies to shed workers relatively easily, who are then protected by state-funded unemployment benefits and offered re-training courses.
Read the original articles here (in Danish).
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