Canada ranked #1 country in the world for Quality of Life

Jan 22 2019, 9:38 pm

As we told you earlier, Canada has been named the third best country in the world.

Well, we’ve also been named as the #1 country in the world in 2019 for Quality of Life for the fourth year in a row.

Overall, Canada also ranked as the third best country in the world for women, third for education, and second for corporate headquarters. 

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The study, conducted by US News & World Report in partnership with Y&R’s BAV and Wharton, broke down 80 countries’ overall rankings based “on 75 different metrics.”

Each of those metrics was then placed into one of nine subcategories that included:

  • A good job market
  • Affordability
  • Economic stability
  • Family friendly
  • Income equality
  • Politically stable
  • Safety
  • Well-developed public health system
  • Well-developed public education system

Canada beat out Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, and Finland, which all finished in the Quality of Life top five.

According to the study, Canada placed number one for its political stability, strong job market, safe environment, and its good education system.

Here are the 20 best countries for Quality of Life in 2019

  1. Canada
  2. Sweden
  3. Denmark
  4. Norway
  5. Switzerland
  6. Finland
  7. Australia
  8. Netherlands
  9. New Zealand
  10. Germany
  11. Belgium
  12. UK
  13. Japan
  14. Luxembourg
  15. Ireland
  16. France
  17. USA
  18. Singapore
  19. Portugal
  20. China