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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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130 69
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Portugal Lisbon

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2
109 70
Greece is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Greece Athens

3
94 67
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Australia Canberra

4
90 64
Canada is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Canada Ottawa

5
105 79
Italy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Italy Rome

6
86 67
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement

7
99 78
France is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
France Paris

8
86 69
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Scotland Edinburgh

9
83 71
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Denmark Copenhagen

10
83 74
Malta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Malta Valletta

11
79 72
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Belgium City of Brussels

12
80 77
England is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
England London

13
45 40
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
added added United Kingdom London

14
71 76
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement

15
59 68
Uruguay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Uruguay Montevideo

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16
60 69
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Argentina Buenos Aires

17
56 72
Japan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Japan Tokyo

18
58 75
Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Costa Rica San José

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40 54
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
added added United States of America Washington, D.C.

20
35 44
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
JyanPenha added Brazil Brasília

21
66 89
Israel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Israel Jerusalem

22
49 70
Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Ecuador Quito

23
44 64
Belize is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Belize Belmopan

24
45 73
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Thailand Bangkok

25
43 71
Colombia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Colombia Bogotá

26
44 73
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

27
40 64
Nicaragua is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Nicaragua Managua

28
41 70
Panama is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Panama Panama City

29
2 5
Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
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30
48 87
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
Mexico Mexico City

31
7 24
Pepsi Mix is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
EduardoLopesCastro added Pepsi Mix

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2 15
Mozambique is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
The COCK added Mozambique Maputo

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14 54
Iran is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries for Retirement
sogol added Iran Tehran