Numbeo Ranks the Netherlands at the Top for Quality of Life

Netherlands ranks at the top of 84 countries in Quality of Life

Netherlands ranked as having the best quality of life in the world according to the Numbeo study, analyzing various factors like purchasing power, pollution, house prices, safety, health care, and climate.

In a recent study conducted by international cost of living database Numbeo, the Netherlands has been ranked as having the best quality of life in the world. The study, ranks an estimation of overall quality of life across 84 countries by analyzing  various categories like purchasing power, levels of pollution, house price to income ratios, cost of living, safety, health care, traffic commute time index and climate.

The Dutch: renowned for their high standard of living

The Netherlands is hailed several times as one of the best places to live, and it’s not difficult to see why. The Dutch are renowned for its high standard of living, vibrant culture and it’s well-developed and accessible infrastructure. According to the outcome of the Numbeo study, a particular praise was given to the country’s social safety, it’s good work-life balance and the high quality of living. In combination with our highly skilled talent, strong innovative ecosystems and international focus, the Netherlands makes an attractive place to live and do business in. Additionally, the international focus and the high level of English-language skills is one of the key reasons why internationals choose to live here. Since the country is home to a large and diverse expat community from all over the world, there are many resources available to help expats settle and make connections to integrate into the Dutch society.

About the Numbeo index

Numbeo is the world’s largest cost of living database. It collects crowd-sourced data that accumulates into insights into  various aspects of life in different cities and countries around the world. The surveys cover a wide range of topics such as costs of living, crime rates, pollution levels, transportation and quality of life.

For the full ranking visit Numbeo’s website

9 March 2023

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