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
824 392
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ottawa

2
585 294
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Oslo

3
577 310
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canberra

4
480 255
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

5
515 323
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Amsterdam

6
428 274
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Copenhagen

7
424 275
Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Helsinki

8
435 285
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Stockholm

9
426 293
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Berlin

10
335 233
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Vienna

11
345 269
Spain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Madrid

12
265 204
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg

13
343 276
Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Rome

14
279 229
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
City of Brussels

15
346 309
England is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
London

16
278 246
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Lisbon

17
266 246
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Paris

18
271 268
Japan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Tokyo

19
248 263
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

20
377 455
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Washington, D.C.

21
182 243
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ljubljana

22
200 267
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Bratislava

23
162 241
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Buenos Aires

24
195 336
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Jerusalem

25
91 300
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama City