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
987 486
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ottawa
2
717 347
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Oslo
3
694 369
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canberra
4
577 297
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
5
595 366
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Amsterdam
6
495 311
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Copenhagen
7
486 315
Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Helsinki
8
493 330
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Stockholm
9
488 337
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Berlin
10
381 272
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Vienna
11
389 319
Italy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Rome
12
303 241
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg
13
388 323
Spain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Madrid
14
314 267
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
City of Brussels
15
390 360
England is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
London
16
312 285
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Lisbon
17
318 299
Japan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Tokyo
18
301 285
France is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Paris
19
280 293
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
20
416 538
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Washington, D.C.
21
201 273
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ljubljana
22
215 301
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Bratislava
23
181 271
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Buenos Aires
24
211 390
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Jerusalem
25
114 337
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama City