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

2
529 268
Norway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Norway Oslo

3
520 285
Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Australia Canberra

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436 231
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

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

6
405 253
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Denmark Copenhagen

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411 262
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Sweden Stockholm

8
397 255
Finland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Finland Helsinki

9
399 273
Germany is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Germany Berlin

10
307 222
Austria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Austria Vienna

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

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

13
320 256
Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Italy Rome

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

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

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

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249 231
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
France Paris

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246 253
Japan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Japan Tokyo

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

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

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

22
176 229
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Slovenia Ljubljana

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152 224
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries with the Best Quality of Life
Argentina Buenos Aires

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

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