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List Rules Vote up any country where it's great to raise kids and have a family

List of the Best Countries to Raise Children ranked from best to worst. Raising children is a joyful experience for parents across the globe. Parents all want to give their kids the best education, good access to healthcare and the greatest childhood possible. Some nations provide children with better opportunities than others. Which place is the best to raise children? Help us decide by voting in this list of the best countries to raise children.

France and Italy are great countries to raise children. Not only are they full of culture and opportunities, but they also combine public and private healthcare to maximize the overall health of their nations. European countries also provide mothers with excellent paid maternity leave.

When it comes to a child's education, Japan lands in the top spot year after year. Besides having excellent public and private schools, Japanese children spend much more time doing homework than their counterparts across the globe. Japanese kids are consistently years ahead of their American counterparts in their curriculums.

When you weigh out all of the options, which country is the best to raise children? Vote on this list and share your insights with other voters in the comments section.
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Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Netherlands Amsterdam

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2
116 48
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Denmark Copenhagen

3
118 52
Germany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Germany Berlin

4
82 30
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children

5
89 35
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Belgium City of Brussels

6
85 33
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Luxembourg Luxembourg

7
85 33
Austria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Austria Vienna

8
75 28
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
New Zealand Wellington

9
100 48
Finland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Finland Helsinki

10
89 42
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Scotland Edinburgh

11
94 46
Canada is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Canada Ottawa

12
87 42
Spain is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Spain Madrid

13
77 35
Greece is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Greece Athens

14
76 35
Australia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Australia Canberra

15
90 47
England is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
England London

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16
70 32
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Portugal Lisbon

17
92 50
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Estonia Tallinn

18
92 50
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children

19
92 51
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Hungary Budapest

20
74 37
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children

21
86 47
Italy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Italy Rome

22
92 56
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Sweden Stockholm

23
89 54
Norway is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Norway Oslo

24
82 58
France is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
France Paris

25
69 49
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Slovenia Ljubljana

26
72 52
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Iceland Reykjavik

27
89 69
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
United States of America Washington, D.C.

28
69 54
Lithuania is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Lithuania Vilnius

29
70 55
Israel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Israel Jerusalem

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30
72 58
Albania is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
AndiLamlli added Albania Tirana

31
77 63
Russia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Russia Moscow

32
87 73
Japan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Japan Tokyo

33
65 52
Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Ukraine Kiev

34
72 59
Belarus is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Belarus Minsk

35
76 63
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Singapore Singapore

36
109 95
India is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
India New Delhi

37
17 7
Iran is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
sogol added Iran Tehran

38
81 69
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Turkey Ankara

39
95 83
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
South Korea Seoul

40
95 89
China is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
China Beijing

41
103 100
North Korea is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
pan__Ali added North Korea Pyongyang - Free education system, free time activities, no crime - one of the best places for children in the world.

42
105 103
Egypt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
michaelmagdy2016 added Egypt Cairo

43
123 152
Poland is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Countries to Raise Children
Poland Warsaw