Culture The Countries with the Best Quality of Life  

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List of the countries with the best quality of life, as ranked by travelers and people who live there. In order to have an extremely happy and healthy life, you depend a lot on the resources around you in your country of residence. The Quality of Life Index ranks countries based on subjective and objective factors, including life-satisfaction surveys and health. Other influences on a high quality of life is community life, family life, job security, political freedom, gender equality, material well-being, political stability, and climate.People who live in countries that offer comfortable housing, plenty of medical services, employment opportunities, and strong community ties are significantly happier and healthier than those in countries that are lacking on one or more of those.

This list is the answer to the question, “What are the countries have the best quality of life?” While no country is perfect, the countries compiled on this list house the happiest people on Earth due to the many resources that are available to them, from strong public transportation to availability of medical care. Affordability of housing, entertainment, and other living costs are also an important factor.

The countries on this list are among the best places in the world to live. The people are happier overall due to their high quality of living.
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1
975 471
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ottawa

2
702 341
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Oslo

3
683 362
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canberra

4
567 291
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

5
588 361
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Amsterdam

6
491 306
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Copenhagen

7
483 309
Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Helsinki

8
490 325
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Stockholm

9
482 331
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Berlin

10
377 267
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Vienna

11
301 234
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg

12
382 314
Italy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Rome

13
383 317
Spain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Madrid

14
313 260
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
City of Brussels

15
312 277
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Lisbon

16
385 353
England is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
London

17
315 292
Japan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Tokyo

18
297 279
France is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Paris

19
275 291
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

20
410 532
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Washington, D.C.

21
198 269
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ljubljana

22
213 296
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Bratislava

23
179 266
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Buenos Aires

24
208 384
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Jerusalem

25
112 332
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama City