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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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Australia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
SnowyCae added Australia Canberra

2
264 119
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

3
281 135
Germany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Germany Berlin

4
280 130
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Netherlands Amsterdam

5
203 91
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
BenNicholson added United Kingdom London

6
221 102
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Scotland Edinburgh

7
234 114
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Belgium City of Brussels

8
257 148
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Denmark Copenhagen

9
224 113
Austria is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Austria Vienna

10
216 103
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Luxembourg Luxembourg

11
235 130
Spain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Spain Madrid

12
227 126
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

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213 98
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
SnowyCae added New Zealand Wellington

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248 130
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

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144 56
Wales is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Wales Cardiff

16
229 134
Finland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Finland Helsinki

17
244 153
Canada is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Canada Ottawa

18
222 111
England is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
England London

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235 151
Norway is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Norway Oslo

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213 117
Italy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Italy Rome

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207 115
Greece is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Greece Athens

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216 126
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Estonia Tallinn

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227 132
Czechoslovak Socialist Republi... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
pan__Ali added Czechoslovak Socialist Republic Prague - Unfortunately, today isn't exist.

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201 119
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Portugal Lisbon

25
213 123
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Hungary Budapest

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216 133
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Slovak Republic Bratislava

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230 133
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Bulgaria Sofia

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206 164
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Sweden Stockholm

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198 159
France is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
France Paris

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219 196
Japan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Japan Tokyo

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219 184
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
United States of America Washington, D.C.

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36 11
India is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
kumar deepak added India New Delhi

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200 159
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Slovenia Ljubljana

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205 194
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
South Korea Seoul

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102 70
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Ozturk Yalcin added Turkey Ankara

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179 156
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Iceland Reykjavik

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59 24
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Shah Hakimi added Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

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190 154
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Brazil Brasília

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137 103
Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
_1447378069820 added Ecuador Quito

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229 190
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Thailand Bangkok

41
202 178
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

42
212 180
Kenya is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Kenya Nairobi

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235 212
Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Taiwan Taipei

44
179 144
Lithuania is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Lithuania Vilnius

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250 208
Qatar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
SnowyCae added Qatar Doha

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193 171
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Singapore Singapore

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137 111
Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

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58 24
Iran is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
sogol added Iran Tehran

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267 225
United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

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253 223
China is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
China Beijing