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
812 381
Canada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ottawa

2
571 289
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Oslo

3
565 305
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Canberra

4
471 252
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

5
507 317
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Amsterdam

6
422 268
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Copenhagen

7
427 279
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Stockholm

8
415 273
Finland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Helsinki

9
418 289
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Berlin

10
327 232
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Vienna

11
338 266
Spain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Madrid

12
259 201
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Luxembourg

13
335 272
Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Rome

14
274 225
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
City of Brussels

15
340 304
England is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
London

16
273 242
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Lisbon

17
262 240
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Paris

18
263 263
Japan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Tokyo

19
243 259
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

20
369 445
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Washington, D.C.

21
198 264
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Bratislava

22
178 240
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Ljubljana

23
159 236
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Buenos Aires

24
190 332
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Jerusalem

25
90 293
Panama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Panama City