A global ranking of the best places to live as an immigrant has placed Sweden above Canada and Switzerland, with the U.S. in sixth place behind Australia, Germany and Norway. 
The U.S. has also dropped three places in the overall best countries in the world, coming in at seventh place in 2017 compared to fourth place a year earlier. 
The rankings have been compiled by American website U.S. News, which surveyed 21,000 people across the globe. Respondents were asked how much they associated countries with a number of statements, four of which were: “economically stable,” “good job market,” “income equality” and “is a place I would live.”
For the immigration rankings, they also looked at the share of migrants in a country’s population, the amount of money migrants in each place were able to send home, and U.N. rankings of integration policies in different countries. Sweden topped the poll, followed by Canada, Switzerland, Australia, Germany, Norway and …