Ten Best Countries for Mothers

Norway tops the list of best countries for moms

picture of migrant mother and child at border crossing

Migrant mother and child
Source: AP Photo

The following table lists the top ten countries of the world to be a mother in 2015. The Mother's Index ranks the health, educational, and economic conditions for mothers in 179 countries. Industrialized and European countries are consistently among the highest ranking countries.

Rank Country
1. Norway
2. Finland
3. Iceland
4. Denmark
5. Sweden
6. Netherlands
7. Spain
9. Australia
10. Belgium
Source:, Mother's Index.