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
946 459
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ottawa

2
683 331
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Oslo

3
662 355
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canberra

4
549 287
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

5
572 355
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Amsterdam

6
479 302
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Copenhagen

7
474 304
Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Helsinki

8
479 320
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Stockholm

9
475 326
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Berlin

10
373 263
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Vienna

11
298 231
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg

12
378 310
Spain is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Madrid

13
376 310
Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Rome

14
305 255
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
City of Brussels

15
307 271
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Lisbon

16
381 347
England is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
London

17
309 289
Japan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Tokyo

18
294 274
France is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Paris

19
273 286
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

20
404 519
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Washington, D.C.

21
198 263
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ljubljana

22
213 290
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Bratislava

23
177 262
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Buenos Aires

24
206 377
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Jerusalem

25
108 326
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama City