Lifestyle 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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1,035 507
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ottawa
2
756 356
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Oslo
3
609 305
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
4
726 388
Australia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canberra
5
623 374
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Amsterdam
6
521 319
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Copenhagen
7
510 324
Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Helsinki
8
518 338
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Stockholm
9
507 349
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Berlin
10
393 279
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Vienna
11
401 331
Italy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Rome
12
313 250
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg
13
399 334
Spain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Madrid
14
325 276
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
City of Brussels
15
410 370
England is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
London
16
320 292
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Lisbon
17
331 306
Japan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Tokyo
18
314 291
France is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Paris
19
287 302
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
20
430 563
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Washington, D.C.
21
207 282
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ljubljana
22
219 311
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Bratislava
23
186 283
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Buenos Aires
24
220 408
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Jerusalem
25
120 348
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama City