World’s 10 Cleanest Countries Ranking

EPI = Environmental indicators published on an irregular basis at the Davos Forum in 2002 by a joint research team of Yale University and Columbia University.

1. Iceland

Iceland is beautiful. It has 100% clean water and almost nothing smokes!
Iceland is very clean.
The only pollution they have is volcanoes and small amounts of car smoke.
Iceland’s population is really small, so a clean country can be maintained.

2. Sweden

Sweden is the cleanest and there are other countries around it that are very clean like Finland, Norway, Switzerland and Denmark. This region is by far the world’s most garbage-free country, has a low crime rate, and is a beautiful place.

In 2014, only 4% of all waste was landfilled.

There have been many articles stating that Swedes are so good at recycling waste that they have to import around 80.000 tonnes from Norway every year.

All Scandinavian countries are clean, peaceful and well developed. Sweden is no exception and can easily be found as one of the cleanest countries in the world. With a population of only 9.1 million, Sweden has paid special attention to growing plants to keep the environment clean. Sweden has an EPI score of 80.51.

3. Switzerland

Think of a land of impeccable beauty and exquisite chocolate. Switzerland is the first country on this list. The country is also ranked as one of the cleanest air countries in Europe. Switzerland is adorned with numerous lakes, with small towns and alpine peaks all over the country. The average lifespan of a citizen is 81 years.

4. Singapore

To start the list of the cleanest countries, Singapore is. Singapore has really grown over the past few decades and is now one of the cleanest and safest countries to live in. The crime rate in this safe country is also low. Besides being one of the safest countries, Singapore is also ranked as one of the safest countries in the world.

5. Luxembourg

The environmental performance index given to Luxembourg is 79.12, making it the cleanest country in the world. Luxembourg is a wealthy country that provides its residents with everything they need to live a comfortable life: a low crime rate, a clean environment, a strong economy, and the second highest GDP per capita (PPP) in addition to natural and historical sites. It attracts tourists from all over the world.

6. Austria

Austria is also one of the cleanest countries. The country is a landlocked country that helps to remain clean and safe from marine debris. Austria has an EPI score of 78.97, which shows how clean the country is. Austria is an environmentally friendly country.

7. Australia

It is the 7th cleanest country in the world with an environmental performance index of 82.4. Australia is ranked No. 1 in the world for not only being one of the cleanest countries in the world, but for providing the best quality of life in the world. The country has a total population of about 23,627,800 people and ranks fourth in the world for its high life expectancy.

8. Norway

Norway is one of the best places in Norway to be held regularly in one of the most developed, peaceful, safe and clean countries in the world. Norway’s population is only 4.7 million. Norway is blessed with many natural resources, such as oil and natural gas reserves. Naturally, such fuels will cause global warming. But it is not. Norway has actively contributed to making the environment clean and safe. So it’s no surprise that Norway is on the top 10 list of the cleanest countries in the world.

9. Germany

It is rated as the 9th cleanest country in the world thanks to its Environmental Performance Index. 80.47. Germany is known as one of the most visited countries in the world and ranks as the third most popular immigration destination in the world, behind the two most powerful countries – the United States and Russia.

10. Spain

It is officially called the Kingdom of Spain and has a high environmental performance index of 79.79 as the 10th cleanest country on Earth. Spain is widely regarded as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world due to its natural and historical attractions.