It is becoming more and more clear that GDP (gross domestic product) alone is not a good indicator of a country’s performance.

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) developed a better way to measure the “sustainable well-being” of a country, based on 44 different indicators…
The indicators measure, among others, the rate of unemployment, inflation, the prevalence of diseases, life expectancy, quality and accessibility of education, infrastructure, state of the environment, control of corruption & press freedom.
The following map is based on BCG’s 2020 report or comparison.
You will find it interesting that the list is dominated by countries where a Germanic language is spoken (each of the top 13 countries has a Germanic language as an official or majority language). Do you think this is a coincidence?