The government running these countries value its citizens by providing them the highest living standards in the world. A high quality lifestyle provided to the people of these countries include amazing healthcare, valuing human rights, recreational activities, great opportunity for business, stable economy, stable job, well-developed educational system and everything good for its citizens. The European countries along with New Zealand, Australia and Canada have always been on top of the table for providing high-quality lifestyles to its people. All these countries are unique, scenic and fantastic.
Here is a list of top ten countries where people enjoy their life:
10. United Kingdom
United Kingdom was the Big Four after the World War II along with Soviet Union, China and the US. Today, the superpower nation provides one of the best living standards to its people. People in the UK enjoy the world-class amenities at their door steps. The country is also known for sports, healthcare systems, defense, economy, powerful kingdoms, and for being the largest empire in history. Today, the country is a massive and powerful economy in the world.
9. New Zealand
New Zealand is a beautiful country surrounded by water on all sides. Majority of its towns and cities are perfectly clean. The people in New Zealand enjoy their rich lifestyle, be it restaurants and pubs or water sports. The developed island nation comes under a high-income economy which ranks high on various scales for health, education, economic freedom and quality of life. It is a safe country to live with the best facilities for the people. According to the 2016 Global Peace Index, New Zealand is fourth most peaceful country in the world. In 2010 Auckland was ranked the world’s 4th most livable city and Wellington the 12th by the Mercer Quality of Life Survey. The OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment ranks New Zealand’s education system as the 7th best in the world.
In 21st century, Germany remains as a great power and is one of the largest economies in the world. Germany is a world leader in many spaces such as automobile, engineering and technology. The skilled and productive society enjoys a very high standard of living. Its military expenditures are among the top ten in the world. As of 2016, the motorway (Autobahn) network ranks as the third largest in the world and has no speed limit. The country with rich cultural heritage enjoys unique living styles and facilities not found in many parts of the world. The education is free of cost in this country, even for international students.
Netherlands in 2001 became the first nation to legalize same-gender marriage. The country has a long history of social tolerance which is known as a liberal country, having legalized abortion and euthanasia, while maintaining a progressive drugs policy. In 2013, the United Nations World Happiness Report ranked the country as the 7th happiest country in the world, reflecting its high-quality living standards. Informally referred to as Holland, the country is the founding member of EU, Eurozone, G-10, NATO, OECD and WTO, and a part of the trilateral Benelux Union.
Australia is one of the world’s wealthiest nations in the world. The country ranks highly in quality of life, health, education, economic freedom, and civil liberties and political rights. The large nation is a member of the United Nations, G20, Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD), World Trade Organization, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, and the Pacific Islands Forum. Australians have more living space per person than the inhabitants of any other nation in the world. The country has advanced in many arenas such as healthcare, education, job security and technology.
Norway has been a consistent top performer in the Human Development Index rankings by various organizations. The developed nation topped the Legatum Prosperity Index for seven years in a row from 2008 to 2015. In 2016, Norway also ranks first on the OECD Better Life Index, the Index of Public Integrity, and the Democracy Index, reflecting its high-quality living standards. The people of the nation enjoy a comprehensive social security system and a universal health care model. Norway is also rich in natural resources such as petroleum, minerals, natural gas, seafood, timber, hydropower and fresh water. Norway is one of the richest countries in the world, which ranked fourth in 2012. It is also the most stable and well-functioning countries in the world.
Switzerland is known for Swiss Alps, Swiss watches and the most famous Swiss literary creation, Heidi. The country is one of most developed countries in the world, with the highest nominal wealth per adult and the eighth-highest per capita gross domestic product according to the International Monetary Fund cited in 2016. The country ranks near to top on majority of the lists such as government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, economic competitiveness, and human development. Two of its cities Zürich and Geneva have always been top performers globally in terms of quality of life on the list by Mercer. The people in the country enjoy healthy lifestyle with satisfactory job, income, sleep, family, friends, environment, government policies, politics and facilities.
Denmark is known to be one of the world’s lowest levels of corruption in the world. Apart from the people’s extremely high standards of living, the country also ranks high on education, health care, protection of civil liberties, democratic governance, prosperity and human development. The country also ranks the highest on social mobility and a high level of income equality. The country’s science and technology is highly developed and extensively researched. In the 20th century, the Danes have been innovative in several fields of technology such as quantum computing, nanoscale engineering and linear optics. With rich lifestyle, the life expectancy in the country is high.
Sweden is one of the wealthiest countries in the world known for its great living standards. After the Cold War, Sweden joined the European Union on 1 January 1995. Sweden was formally neutral through both world wars, Sweden engaged in humanitarian efforts, such as taking in refugees from German-occupied Europe. The country ranks extremely well on several national performances such as quality of life, health, education, protection of civil liberties, economic competitiveness, equality, prosperity and human development. Swedish people are friendly, rich, enjoy holidaying, partying and are cinema lovers. Sweden is known for its fashion interests, sports contributions and Swedish meatballs.
Canada has the world’s best living standards and quality lifestyle. According to UN, the country is the 9th best countries to live in. The Canadian citizens enjoy government transparency, civil liberties, high quality of life, economic freedom, and best education. The country has an advanced economy who is a member of several major international and intergovernmental institutions or groupings. The beautiful country is best known for its friendly people, scenic mountain passes, and their comedians. Canada is experiencing a demographic shift towards an older population similar to many other developed nations around the world.