The United States ranks 36 out of a new, 172-country global index of childhood well-being. The ranking is based on the proportion of children in each country who have a safe, secure, and healthy childhood, as monitored by regularly collected public health and social data. The countries in the top 10 are primarily located in Scandinavia and Europe. All countries in the bottom 10 are located in Africa.
The rankings were reported in the “End of Childhood Report & Index,” which was compiled by researchers associated with Save the Children, a non-profit organization that works in the . . .