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
683 332
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canada Ottawa

2
498 256
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Norway Oslo

3
490 274
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Australia Canberra

4
418 227
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

5
471 294
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Netherlands Amsterdam

6
398 253
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Sweden Stockholm

7
386 249
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Denmark Copenhagen

8
382 248
Finland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Finland Helsinki

9
386 268
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Germany Berlin

10
300 214
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Austria Vienna

11
312 241
Spain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Spain Madrid

12
241 181
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg Luxembourg

13
308 248
Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Italy Rome

14
256 206
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Belgium City of Brussels

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15
314 279
England is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
England London

16
255 222
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Portugal Lisbon

17
235 224
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
France Paris

18
236 237
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

19
234 249
Japan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Japan Tokyo

20
327 402
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
192 247
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Slovak Republic Bratislava

22
173 224
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Slovenia Ljubljana

23
149 218
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Argentina Buenos Aires

24
177 309
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Israel Jerusalem

25
82 272
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama Panama City