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
226 80
Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Germany Berlin

2
172 59
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Work In

3
187 69
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Denmark Copenhagen

4
169 64
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Netherlands Amsterdam

5
147 53
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Belgium City of Brussels

6
149 56
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Work In

7
140 50
Austria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Austria Vienna

8
161 67
Finland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Finland Helsinki

9
157 65
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Estonia Tallinn

10
145 60
Australia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
jackslee2 added Australia Canberra

11
145 62
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Work In

12
156 72
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Hungary Budapest

13
125 50
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added New Zealand Wellington

14
164 79
Norway is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Norway Oslo

The Most Rewatchable Movies

15
147 68
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Slovak Republic Bratislava

16
118 48
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Luxembourg Luxembourg

17
161 80
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Sweden Stockholm

18
139 67
Spain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Spain Madrid

19
122 56
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Scotland Edinburgh

20
135 73
Canada is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Canada Ottawa

21
130 70
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Bulgaria Sofia

51 High-Paying, Flexible Jobs

22
127 68
England is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
England London

23
109 56
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Portugal Lisbon

24
132 75
France is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
France Paris

25
114 61
Greece is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Greece Athens

26
111 62
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Slovenia Ljubljana

27
124 76
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Iceland Reykjavik

28
97 56
Romania is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
alexandru-cristian-mosut added Romania Bucharest

The Best Jobs for College Students

29
118 90
Italy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Italy Rome

30
97 75
Lithuania is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Lithuania Vilnius

31
114 95
Russia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Russia Moscow

32
141 125
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
United States of America Washington, D.C.

33
123 111
Japan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Japan Tokyo

34
118 107
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Singapore Singapore

35
118 107
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
South Korea Seoul

America's Coolest Cities

36
119 111
China is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added China Beijing

37
113 107
India is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
KumarSaurabh added India New Delhi

38
97 91
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Brazil Brasília

39
88 82
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Argentina Buenos Aires

40
111 107
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Mexico Mexico City

41
103 99
Colombia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
Colombia Bogotá

42
40 34
Vatican City is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
LukasOtapka added Vatican City Vatican City

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43
100 96
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

44
122 119
Somalia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Somalia Mogadishu

45
118 115
Iran is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
maherarash added Iran Tehran

46
108 105
Zimbabwe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Zimbabwe Harare

47
104 101
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Bangladesh Dhaka

48
89 86
Kiribati is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added Kiribati South Tarawa

49
131 139
North Korea is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Countries to Work In
beernbugs added North Korea Pyongyang

50
134 148
United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Countries to Work In