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List of the best European countries to live in, as ranked by Europeans and travelers everywhere. For many people, living in one of Europe’s many beautiful countries is a dream. With numerous countries side by side, it’s only one train ride away from experiencing many different parts of Europe, from Spain to Scotland. Europe is filled with the finest culture, from the ancient stomping grounds of Roman soldiers to the work of the top artists in any of the hundreds of museums throughout the continent. Besides being enjoyable places to live, this list has European countries that have strong economies, world-class medical care, good education, safe housing, and all the other essentials for living a healthy and happy life.

The European countries on this list are ranked by quality of life, affordable housing, fuel costs, and employment statistics. When choosing a European country to live in, you not only want to guarantee that you will be able to find employment in your field, but you also want to have the money to afford the lifestyle of the country, including rent, gas, food, energy bills,and entertainment.

What are the best European countries to live in? This list is filled with the finest places in live and experience the European lifestyle.

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1
467 255
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Netherlands Amsterdam

2
429 243
Germany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Germany Berlin

3
331 188
Austria is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Austria Vienna

4
299 208
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

5
335 228
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Denmark Copenhagen

6
370 252
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Sweden Stockholm

7
297 209
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

8
328 200
Finland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Finland Helsinki

9
331 220
Spain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Spain Madrid

10
231 168
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Scotland Edinburgh

11
244 176
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Belgium City of Brussels

12
192 110
Norway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Norway Oslo

13
208 192
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Iceland Reykjavik

14
264 236
England is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
England London

The Best European Countries to Visit

15
219 206
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Portugal Lisbon

16
278 252
Italy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Italy Rome

17
222 222
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
France Paris

18
196 217
Greece is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Greece Athens

19
211 189
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

20
171 174
Wales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Wales Cardiff

21
97 113
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Slovenia Ljubljana

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22
55 71
Canada is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Canada Ottawa

23
129 249
Romania is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Romania Bucharest

24
93 200
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Croatia Zagreb

25
52 109
Andorra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Andorra Andorra la Vella

26
34 66
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Estonia Tallinn

27
77 115
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Hungary Budapest

28
138 265
Russia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Russia Moscow

29
131 294
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Turkey Ankara

30
103 179
Poland is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Poland Warsaw