Country Rankings on Quality of Life

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The Quality of Life Index for Midyear 2019 was released by Numbeo which analyzes the current and timely information about the quality of life in 71 countries.

To do this, they surveyed the following factors which contributed to the quality of life:

1) Purchasing power index;
2) Pollution index;
3) House price to income ratio;
4) Cost of living index;
5) Safety index;
6) Health care index;
7) Traffic commute time index; and
8) Climate index.

The countries which obtained the highest quality of life index are Denmark (114.39), Switzerland (195.93), Finland (194.01). Australia (191.13), and Austria (191.05).

On the other hand, Egypt (83.98), Iran (87.02), Kazakhstan (87.17), Vietnam (8.81), and Philippines (90.73) are countries at the bottom of the list.

2019 Global Quality of Life Index


Rank CountryScore
1Denmark198.57
2Switzerland195.93
3Finland194.01
4Australia191.13
5Austria191.05
6Netherlands188.91
7Iceland187.79
8Germany187.05
9New Zealand185.58
10Norway181.86
11Estonia180.88
12Japan180.5
13United States of America179.2
14Sweden178.67
15Slovenia175.98
16Spain174.16
17United Kingdom170.81
18Canada170.32
19Qatar167.84
20United Arab Emirates167.81
21Croatia165.31
22Portugal163.5
23Belgium162.09
24Ireland160.82
25Czech Republic158.79
26France157.83
27Cyprus157.57
28Singapore156.91
29Lithuania156.36
30Israel153.82
31Slovakia153.1
32Saudi Arabia152.72
33South Korea149.53
34Latvia149.15
35Poland147.98
36Italy145.69
37Belarus141.47
38Romania140.31
39Greece137.82
40South Africa135.31
41Hungary134.47
42Taiwan133.82
43Bulgaria130.59
44Turkey125.51
45Bosnia And Herzegovina124.51
46Chile124.14
47Mexico123.48
48Argentina122.49
49Malaysia122.11
50Georgia120.9
51Serbia119.83
52India117.51
53Panama113.12
54Jordan112.94
55Lebanon111.21
56North Macedonia110.64
57Colombia108.36
58Indonesia107.2
59Russia104.94
60Pakistan104.63
61Thailand103.26
62Ukraine102.34
63Hong Kong100.9
64Brazil100.33
65China97.92
66Sri Lanka95.3
67Philippines90.73
68Vietnam88.82
69Kazakhstan87.17
70Iran87.02
71Egypt83.98

 

Source: Numbeo
Full report: 2019 Global Quality of Life Index