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List Rules Vote up any country that would be great for retirement, considering safety, cost of living, accessibility, etc.

List of the best countries for retirement, as ranked by retirees and world travelers. When it comes time to decide on a retirement location abroad, there’s a lot that needs to be considered. It’s tough enough to move away from everything you’ve ever known. That’s why it’s important to discover a country that will fit your lifestyle needs, as well as fulfill all of your dreams for what your life would be like after retiring. If you’ve been wondering, “What are the best countries to retire to?” you need to think about what you don’t want to live without. The countries on this list have more than enough entertainment for retirees, such as museums, cultural festivals, and interesting cuisine.

 

The countries on this list rank high for their quality of life, since many of its residents and citizens are happy, healthy, and financially solvent. There are great real estate options for retirees, and the cost of living is perfect for those on a fixed income.

 

This list also includes countries that have comfortable climates, easy public transportation, and great medical care, including the finest doctors and hospitals. Any retired person would be lucky to live in any of these wonderful countries.

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Portugal Lisbon

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Greece is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Greece Athens

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Canada is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Canada Ottawa

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Australia Canberra

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Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement

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Scotland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Scotland Edinburgh

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France is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
France Paris

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Italy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Italy Rome

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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Denmark Copenhagen

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Malta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Malta Valletta

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Belgium is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Belgium City of Brussels

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England is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
England London

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United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement

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Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement

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Uruguay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Uruguay Montevideo

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Argentina is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Argentina Buenos Aires

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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Brazil Brasília

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Israel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Israel Jerusalem

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Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Costa Rica San José

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
United States of America Washington, D.C.

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Japan Tokyo

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Belize is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Belize Belmopan

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Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Ecuador Quito

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Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

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Colombia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Colombia Bogotá

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Thailand is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Thailand Bangkok

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Nicaragua is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Nicaragua Managua

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Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Cyprus Nicosia

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Panama is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Panama Panama City

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Mexico Mexico City

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Pepsi Mix is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Pepsi Mix

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Mozambique is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Mozambique Maputo

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Iran is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Iran Tehran