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
850 408
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ottawa

2
604 305
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Oslo

3
600 318
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canberra

4
494 263
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

5
532 330
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Amsterdam

6
444 279
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Copenhagen

7
440 280
Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Helsinki

8
448 294
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Stockholm

9
441 299
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Berlin

10
348 239
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Vienna

11
360 274
Spain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Madrid

12
278 209
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg

13
355 284
Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Rome

14
285 236
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
City of Brussels

15
287 251
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Lisbon

16
356 319
England is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
London

17
277 252
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Paris

18
281 274
Japan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Tokyo

19
260 270
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

20
384 471
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
198 351
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