Generosity is the quality of being unbound to material dependencies, often signified by the giving of gifts. Generosity is considered as quality by various world religions and is usually celebrated in social and religious ceremonies. Generosity appears to be declining art at the present age.
However, it’s not exactly completely gone as illustrated by the countries on the list. But our world needs more generosity, which we want to highlight the outstanding countries. The generosity countries based on the World Giving Index by UK charity CAF America.
The countries are ranked according to how they perform in three areas firstly; helping immigrants, secondly; volunteering time, and thirdly; giving money. Here are the 20 Most Generous Countries in The World. Just save it your bookmarks!
Guatemala is the home to volcanoes, rainforests, and antique Mayan sites. The capital city of Guatemala’s features the stately National Palace of Culture as well as the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
Antigua holds preserved Spanish colonial buildings. And Lake Atitlan, built in an extensive volcanic cavity, is surrounded by coffee gardens and villages.
However, Guatemala appeared in the best 25 for the first time in 2014 now 13th by volunteering side.
Finland is a Northern European country which borders with Sweden, Norway as well as Russia. The capital of the nation is Helsinki occupies a peninsula and enclosing islands in the Baltic Sea.
Helsinki is home to the 18th-century sea fortification Suomenlinna, the popular Design District, and several museums.
The Northern Lights can be noticed from the country’s Arctic Lapland region, an immense wilderness with public places and ski resorts.
Finland constantly has good records in the areas of volunteering time (25th) and donating money (24th) around the mid-twenties for the past 5 years.
Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia. The country is bordered by the Caspian Sea as well as largely covered by the Karakum Desert. It’s known for archaeological ruins.
The ancient Silk Road is linked with the country. Ashgabat is the capital city of the country. The city was rebuilt in the Soviet-style in the mid-20th century. And it is filled with grand monuments honoring former president Saparmurat Niyazov.
However the country ranked number 1 in volunteering time, as a former Soviet state, Turkmenistan has a culture of “Subbotnik”, which is the giving up of a Saturday to play volunteer work.
Cyprus is formally known as the Republic of Cyprus. It is an island nation in the Eastern Mediterranean. And the country is the third biggest as well as the third most populous island in the Mediterranean.
The country is located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, north of Egypt, and southeast of Greece. Cyprus has a powerful ranking in the regions of donating money (22nd) and helping strangers or immigrants (29th).
Thailand is an Asian country. The country is consistently ranking in the best 10 for donating money, this is widely due to a high number of Theravada Buddhist monks who obtain support from lay devotees.
As of cultured, Nigeria has gone up in rankings with concerns to volunteering time (10th) and it plays firmly in the area of helping immigrants (19th).
Though they are so much poorest countries over the world.
Jamaica is a Caribbean island nation. It has a lush topography of mountains, rainforests as well as reef-lined beaches.
The country has an influential culture of solidarity places its 4th for helping immigrants and 20th for volunteering time.
Iran is also called Persia. The country is formally known as the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is a country in Western Asia.
With 82 million residents. Iran is the world’s 18th most populated nation. But Iran ranks 22nd and 20th for helping immigrants and donating money sequentially.
Though Denmark’s rankings in the volunteering side and helping immigrants are in the mid-40s and 50s. The country is ranked 13th in terms of donating as well as providing money.
Austria is like the country of Denmark. The country’s rankings in assisting immigrants and volunteering time are lightly lower (the mid-30s) but it ranks 16th in providing money.
Although Malta is ranked moderately low in the area of helping immigrants as well as strangers (86th), Malta is ranked 2nd in terms of giving money with nearly 78% of its residents giving to charity.
Kenya has consistently placed firmly in the area of helping immigrants (10th). It also places 16th in times of volunteering time and 24th in times of giving money.
Iceland is another European nation that has a standard ranking in the field of helping foreigners (52nd) and volunteering time (33rd) but arrives in at a stable 7th for giving money.
In most developing countries, rising success does not connect with a higher balance of people giving to charity but Indonesia is one of the few exemptions. It places 10th in terms of giving money and 13th when it comes to volunteering time.
Being with the other European nations, Netherlands ranks lower in the field of helping immigrants (46th) but has a powerful showing when it comes to giving money (7th) and volunteering time (21st).
Bhutan was included in the index and it ranks 9th for volunteering time and 12th for giving money.
It’s statistics really reflect those of many European nations with a slightly lower ranking in the area of helping immigrants (46th).
17. Trinidad and Tobago
At last, we come back to a nation that ranks perfectly in the area of helping immigrants.
Actually, it approximately tops the list at a solid 2nd. Trinidad and Tobago also played well in the other areas, however, ranking 16th for volunteering time and 21st for giving money.
18. Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is formally known as the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. It is an island nation in South Asia. the country is located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
Following a 26 year civil war which is ended in 2009. Sri Lanka’s rankings have improved quickly. It ranks 3rd in volunteering time and 17th in giving money.
19. United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is a European federal country which is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
The country is ranked 4th when it comes to giving money, the UK fares better than its European equivalents in the field of helping immigrants (24th).
Following Typhoon Haiyan which influenced the nearby Philippines, Malaysia had one of the most liberal generosity growth spurts of any nation on this list. It went from 71st all the way to 6th.
Apparently due to a passion to respond to the tragedy, Malaysia is now ranked 10th in time spent volunteering, 15th in giving money, and 19th in helping immigrants.