Finland is the 4th most transparent country in the world with open business and government practices and well-distributed political power. It is one of the least corrupted countries and among the world’s strongest democracies and affluent nations. Source: U.S. News …
Finland has been ranked sixth among those countries, whose citizens speak best English in the world not as a native language. Early instruction is crucial. Source: EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI)
Finland ranks fourth out of 180 countries in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index, compiled by Reporters without Borders. Source: Reporters Without Borders
In 2017, Finland launched a two-year basic income experiment. The purpose of the trial is to see if a basic income can help to boost employment.
Finland ranked the happiest nation on the World Happiness Report 2018. Source: World Happiness Report 2018
When it comes to public sector graft, Finland is one of the least corrupt countries in the world. That’s according to 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) which ranked Finland third right after New Zealand and Denmark. Source: Transparency International
Finland is the only country in the developed world where dads spend more time with school-aged children than mothers. Source: OECD
Finns have the best opportunities in Europe to develop their skills at work. Source: European Working Conditions
Finland has most professionals working in R&D in proportion to population. Source: Bloomberg Innovative Countries 2015
Finnish working hours are the most employee friendly, according to the European Company Survey. Source: European Company Survey
More than 70% of Finland is covered by forest.
Finland is known as the land of a thousand lakes, yet there are actually more than 180,000 thousand lakes in Finland.