Which world leader’s home is the most aesthetically pleasing?

Not the president’s, according to a statistical evaluation called the “golden ratio” that sizes up the looks and balance of the residences.

No. 1 goes to 10 Downing Street, the beautiful London townhouse.

"With a width to height ratio working out at 1.58 — just 2.42% off the golden ratio — 10 Downing Street situated in the City of Westminster in London, is the most statistically beautiful official residence worldwide," according to the mortgage outfit Uswitch.

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Larry the cat, the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office, waits outside 10 Downing Street to be let in as a Cabinet meeting held is ahead of the Budget being delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak in London, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. Alastair Grant/AP

The White House ranks 5th in the mathematical ratio that indicates a balanced and aesthetically pleasing composition.

"The property has a width to height ratio of 1.42, which is 12.24% off the golden ratio. The north facade is the front of The White House and consists of three floors and eleven bays, with the ground floor hidden by a raised carriage ramp and parapet. The central three bays are behind a columned portico facing Lafayette Square, which was designed by Irish-born architect James Hoban," said the analysis.

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