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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1,022 500
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ottawa
2
741 353
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Oslo
3
595 304
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
4
718 383
Australia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canberra
5
614 372
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Amsterdam
6
513 315
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Copenhagen
7
500 321
Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Helsinki
8
510 334
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Stockholm
9
498 346
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Berlin
10
388 277
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Vienna
11
311 246
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg
12
397 328
Italy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Rome
13
394 332
Spain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Madrid
14
320 274
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
City of Brussels
15
402 368
England is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
London
16
318 289
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Lisbon
17
326 302
Japan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Tokyo
18
309 289
France is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Paris
19
285 298
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
20
425 556
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Washington, D.C.
21
205 279
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ljubljana
22
217 308
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Bratislava
23
184 280
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Buenos Aires
24
218 402
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Jerusalem
25
118 346
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama City