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Top 10 countries for remote working in the world

Top 10 countries for remote working in the world
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A new report rated 108 countries based on societal and infrastructure factors and found that Europe was by far the best place to remote work in 2023.

A new year usually heralds the arrival of change and progress. It’s a time, too, when we traditionally make resolutions that few of us commit to seeing through to the end.

It’s also a time of year when we re-evaluate our career paths and start hunting and applying for new jobs.

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the landscape has completely changed when it comes to our working habits, with hybrid or remote working increasingly becoming a default option for many of us.

A new report by cybersecurity platform Nordlayer has analysed where the best places in the world to be a remote worker are - and found that Europe dominated the board with not only the top 10 spots but most of the top half as well.

The 2023 Global Remote Work Index crunched the data from 108 countries and gave them scores based on how they shaped up based on various criteria, including access to stable, fast Internet connections, socio-economic benefits like healthcare as well as human rights protections.

While it’s true that people’s priorities do not align and what they value most also differs, the study found that Denmark came top overall when scores from the four key categories - cyber safety, digital and physical infrastructure, social safety, and economic safety - were taken into account.

**Global Remote Work Index 2023, Top 10 ranking Denmark : **