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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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1
358 145
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

2
382 160
Germany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Berlin

3
365 154
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Amsterdam

4
335 165
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Copenhagen

5
333 161
Australia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
SnowyCae added Canberra

6
301 137
Austria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Vienna

7
293 141
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

8
306 166
Norway is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Oslo

9
295 149
Finland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Helsinki

10
307 150
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live

11
276 140
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Tallinn

12
249 131
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Edinburgh

13
296 188
Canada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Ottawa

14
232 118
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Luxembourg

15
270 140
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Budapest

16
269 149
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Bratislava

17
255 156
Spain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Madrid

18
254 148
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
City of Brussels

19
244 132
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
SnowyCae added Wellington

20
261 179
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Stockholm

21
247 170
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
BenNicholson added London

22
247 166
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Reykjavik

23
242 151
Czechoslovak Socialist Republi... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
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24
266 212
Japan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Tokyo

25
218 155
Greece is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Work and Live
Athens