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
884 424
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ottawa

2
632 316
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Oslo

3
622 331
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canberra

4
516 271
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

5
548 337
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Amsterdam

6
457 286
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Copenhagen

7
450 289
Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Helsinki

8
455 304
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Stockholm

9
451 309
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Berlin

10
353 246
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Vienna

11
365 284
Spain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Madrid

12
285 214
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg

13
361 290
Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Rome

14
290 240
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
City of Brussels

15
292 258
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Lisbon

16
360 326
England is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
London

17
283 259
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Paris

18
294 276
Japan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Tokyo

19
266 272
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

20
391 486
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Washington, D.C.

21
194 253
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ljubljana

22
210 279
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Bratislava

23
172 252
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Buenos Aires

24
201 359
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Jerusalem

25
107 312
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama City