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Here’s is the list of countries who have the highest quality of life. knowing about it will help you if you are planning to shift to another country then you can consider shifting to these countries.

Here are the best countries for the quality of life! 

1. Denmark


Denmark ranks highly in the environmental category which is reflected by figures that 94% of people say they are satisfied with water quality in the country, higher than the OECD average of 81%. Danes also get to enjoy five weeks of paid holidays a year and rank 6th out of 36 on gender equality. Over 73% of people aged 15 to 64 in Denmark have a paid job.

2. New Zealand

The Country has a high sense of public morale. When surveyed, 94% of people in New Zealand said they believe that they know someone they could rely on in time of need, higher than the OECD average of 88%. It’s amongst the top countries for quality of life

3. The Netherlands


The Netherlands also boasts one of the highest literacy rates in the world. This could be a reflection on its wealth too as the average household in the Netherlands, has a net-adjusted disposable income per capita is USD 27,888 (£18,000) a year, which exceeds the OECD average of USD 25,908 (£16,800) a year.

4. Sweden

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Sweden is the top performer in environmental quality, on the Better Life Index. Another high-scoring factor is that only 1% of employees in the country work long hours, one of the lowest rates in the OECD where the average is 13%.

5. Canada


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Canada, ranking below its American neighbor, scores above the average in housing, subjective well-being, income and wealth, social connections, education and skills, and civic engagement. When asked to rate their general satisfaction with life on a scale from 0 to 10, Canadians gave it a 7.3 mark, higher than the OECD average of 6.6.

6. United States of America


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Its average household net-adjusted disposable income per capita is a whopping USD 41 355 (£26,800) a year, making it the highest OECD figure, compared to the average of 25 908 (£16,800) a year. Available unpaid parental leave in the country is short (12 weeks), and only covers some employees (those in companies with 50+ workers). It finds its spot in the list of countries having the highest quality of life. 

7. Australia

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It also has an exceedingly high voter turnout, which was 93% during recent elections; this figure is the highest in the OECD where the average is 68% but reflects the fact that voting is compulsory in Australia. It’s amongst the best cities for quality of life. 

8. Iceland

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A little-known fact is that it also boasts the cleanest tap water on Earth. People’s general satisfaction with life on a scale of 0 to 10 is 7.5, compared to the average life satisfaction of OECD is 6.6.