For being able to enter the largest number of countries visa-free, Brits, Swedes and Finns have been deemed holders of the most powerful passports in the world.
The figure that put the trio of countries at the top of Movehub.com’s “How powerful is your passport?” graphic: 173.
That’s 173 countries that Brits, Swedes and Finns can travel to without having to worry about visas and extra travel documents.
“More than a simple grant of access into a country, passports and the visas they contain are a reflection of geopolitics, the relationship between two nations, and a country’s status relative to the rest of the world,” reads the chart.
“They’re also of immense value.”
Movehub.com specializes in moving people abroad.
Here are the most powerful passports in the world:
173 countries: UK, Sweden, Finland
172: US, Germany, Luxembourg, Denmark
171: Belgium, Italy, Netherlands
170: Canada, France, Ireland, Japan, Norway, Portugal, Spain
168: Austria, New Zealand, Switzerland
167: Australia, Greece, Singapore
166: South Korea
163: Malaysia, Malta
The countries with the most powerful passports in the world