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
853 412
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ottawa

2
609 307
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Oslo

3
602 320
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canberra

4
496 266
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

5
533 332
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Amsterdam

6
446 282
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Copenhagen

7
441 282
Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Helsinki

8
449 297
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Stockholm

9
442 302
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Berlin

10
349 241
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Vienna

11
360 276
Spain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Madrid

12
279 211
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg

13
355 287
Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Rome

14
285 237
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
City of Brussels

15
288 252
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Lisbon

16
356 320
England is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
London

17
278 253
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Paris

18
281 275
Japan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Tokyo

19
260 271
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

20
386 472
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Washington, D.C.

21
190 250
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ljubljana

22
207 275
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Bratislava

23
168 250
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Buenos Aires

24
199 352
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Jerusalem

25
101 309
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama City