It should be pointed out that these reflect attitudes and legislation to guarantee rights on an institutional level - not the individual hatred of people, despite our flippancy.
The variables for this index included whether people thought they had civil liberties and freedom of choice, and whether the country was a good place for immigrants and ethnic minorities to live.
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The most tolerant country in the world was Canada, where 92 per cent of people
think the country is a good place for immigrants.
It is also the fifth most tolerant of ethnic minorities (92 per cent of people think
that the country is a good place for ethnic minorities) and 94 per cent of Canadians believe that they have the freedom to choose the course of their own lives - the fifth highest for this measure in the world.
As Vox has pointed out, prime minister Justin Trudeau's inclusionary politics and policy of accepting 25,000 Syrian refugees against the majority will, have only grown in approval with his time in office - and this is partly due to the country's longstanding attitudes to tolerance and societal inclusion.