Employment The Best Countries to Work In  

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List of the Best Countries to Work in ranked from best to worst. Which nation is the greatest when it comes to work? A high employment rate with good wages are definitely things to consider, but so are health plans and vacation time. Vote on this list of the best countries to work in and we will see which country provides the best careers.

If you are looking for a career change and time off is important to you, check out the Scandinavian countries. Norway, Denmark and Sweden all offer employees ample time off, short working hours and excellent child care services. People in the Netherlands work the least amount of hours in a year and they have a high level of job security.

England is one of the financial capitals of the world and although it is an expensive city to live in, salaries are generally high. France has great job opportunities as well as tons of recreational options. The United Arab Emirates has been becoming a popular destination for expatriates to find work and offers a very high quality of living.

So, which country is the best to work in? Vote on this list and let the world know where you would want to punch the clock.
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1
247 82
Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Berlin

2
178 60
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Work In

3
189 71
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Copenhagen

4
169 66
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Amsterdam

5
149 55
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
City of Brussels

6
143 52
Austria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Vienna

7
150 59
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Work In

8
153 63
Australia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
jackslee2 added Canberra

9
161 69
Finland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Helsinki

10
157 68
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Tallinn

11
147 64
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Work In

12
128 52
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Wellington

13
148 69
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Bratislava

14
156 75
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Budapest

15
164 81
Norway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Oslo

16
163 82
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Stockholm

17
119 50
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Luxembourg

18
140 69
Spain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Madrid

19
123 58
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Edinburgh

20
133 69
England is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
London

21
142 76
Canada is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Ottawa

22
131 72
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Sofia

23
136 77
France is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Paris

24
116 62
Greece is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Athens

25
111 58
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Lisbon

26
112 63
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Ljubljana

27
124 78
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Reykjavik

28
97 59
Romania is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
alexandru-cristian-mosut added Bucharest

29
119 92
Italy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Rome

30
97 78
Lithuania is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Vilnius

31
114 99
Russia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Moscow

32
145 131
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Washington, D.C.

33
128 115
Japan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Tokyo

34
120 109
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Seoul

35
121 111
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Singapore

36
100 91
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Brasília

37
120 112
China is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Beijing

38
90 83
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Buenos Aires

39
115 109
India is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
KumarSaurabh added New Delhi

40
112 108
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Mexico City

41
41 35
Vatican City is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
LukasOtapka added Vatican City

42
103 100
Colombia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Bogotá

43
122 120
Somalia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Mogadishu

44
108 106
Zimbabwe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Harare

45
104 102
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Dhaka

46
100 98
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

47
118 117
Iran is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
maherarash added Tehran

48
89 87
Kiribati is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added South Tarawa

49
131 140
North Korea is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Pyongyang

50
134 149
United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Countries to Work In