Balance of Powers
What is the size of the countries area?
What is the population of the country?
How well educated and united is the population?
Switzerland performs very well in overall well-being, as shown by the fact that it ranks among the top countries in a large number of topics in the Better Life Index.
Money, while it cannot buy happiness, is an important means to achieving higher living standards. In Switzerland, the average household net-adjusted disposable income is 30 060 USD a year. In terms of employment, 79% of people aged 15 to 64 in Switzerland have a paid job. Some 85% of men are in paid work, compared with 73% of women. People in Switzerland work 1 632 hours a year, only 6% of employees work very long hours. In Switzerland having a good education and working together as a nation has benefited them in many ways. Having a good education is an important requisite for finding a job. In Switzerland, 86% of adults aged 25-64 have earned the equivalent of a high-school degree, higher than the OECD average of 74%. Switzerland is nonetheless a top-performing country in terms of the quality of its educational system. The average student scored 517 in reading literacy, maths and science in the OECD’s for (PISA). On average in Switzerland, girls outperformed boys by 4 points. Switzerland's people have a great education and are united as a nation.
How well armed and equipped are its armed forces?
What are the countries physical features?
Switzerland consists of mostly mountains with a central plateau of rolling
hills and large lakes. With Switzerland being in between mountains and rolling hills that give the nation lots of protection from other nations. Since they don't have flat land the hills and mountains protect the country from harsh weather. The mountains (Alps) are a boarder between Switzerland and Italy. Switzerlamds geography allows for many tourists coming to visit.