Culture The Countries with the Best Quality of Life  

Ranker Travel
14.9k votes 2.5k voters 37.4k views 25 items

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.

1
753 355
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canada Ottawa

2
536 272
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Norway Oslo

3
444 233
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

4
526 292
Australia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Australia Canberra

5
494 304
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Netherlands Amsterdam

6
408 256
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Denmark Copenhagen

7
414 265
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Sweden Stockholm

8
401 259
Finland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Finland Helsinki

9
401 276
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Germany Berlin

10
309 224
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Austria Vienna

11
321 253
Spain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Spain Madrid

12
250 189
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg Luxembourg

13
321 260
Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Italy Rome

14
265 215
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Belgium City of Brussels

52 Life Hacks That Will Change Your World

15
264 231
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Portugal Lisbon

16
327 294
England is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
England London

17
250 234
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
France Paris

18
248 255
Japan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Japan Tokyo

19
240 248
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

20
352 425
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
United States of America Washington, D.C.

21
196 254
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Slovak Republic Bratislava

22
176 231
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Slovenia Ljubljana

23
153 227
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Argentina Buenos Aires

24
183 320
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Israel Jerusalem

25
86 283
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama Panama City