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List of the Best Countries to Work and Live ranked from best to worst. Work-life balance is becoming a matter of great importance to people all over the world. With increasing pressure to do more both on the job and at home, it is important to take time to smell the roses. Which country is the best at figuring out the balance of work and life? Vote on this list and we will see which nation lands in the top spot.

When it comes to work-life balance, it seems that Europe has got it figured out. Norway, the Netherlands and Sweden all offer employees short hours and consistently try to think of ways to make the job better, like improving commutes.

While we work long hours in the United States, we know how to unwind in our off time which makes the US a great country for work-life balance. Our neighbors to the north in Canada have been jumping up the charts when it comes to work-life balance because employers have been noticing that a happy worker is a productive worker.

Which country is the best to work and live? Vote and this list and let us know why you think a certain country is best in the comments section.

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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Denmark Copenhagen

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Germany Berlin

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Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Netherlands Amsterdam

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Belgium is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Belgium City of Brussels

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Spain Madrid

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Australia Canberra

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Finland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Finland Helsinki

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Austria is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Austria Vienna

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Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

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Norway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Norway Oslo

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Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Luxembourg Luxembourg

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Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

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Scotland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Scotland Edinburgh

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United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

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Wales is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Wales Cardiff

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Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Slovak Republic Bratislava

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Estonia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Estonia Tallinn

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Italy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Italy Rome

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Portugal Lisbon

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Greece is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Greece Athens

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Czechoslovak Socialist Republi... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Czechoslovak Socialist Republic Prague - Unfortunately, today isn't exist.

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
New Zealand Wellington

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Canada is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Canada Ottawa

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Hungary is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Hungary Budapest

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Sweden Stockholm

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England is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
England London

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Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Bulgaria Sofia

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Poland is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Poland Warsaw

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France is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
France Paris

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Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Slovenia Ljubljana

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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Iceland Reykjavik

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
United States of America Washington^! D.C.

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South Korea is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
South Korea Seoul

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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Brazil Brasília

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Lithuania is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Lithuania Vilnius

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Singapore is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Singapore Singapore

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Japan Tokyo

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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Turkey Ankara

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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town Pretoria

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Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Taiwan Taipei

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Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

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Kenya is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Kenya Nairobi

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China is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
China Beijing

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Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Ecuador Quito

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Thailand is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Thailand Bangkok

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United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

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Qatar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Qatar Doha