An international survey by U.S. News & World Report is ranking Canada the second best country in the world to live in, and the best place to live in terms of “quality of life”.
The poll ranked 80 countries based on attributes in nine categories. More than 21,000 people from around the world completed the survey.
Canada was ranked first in the quality of life category. Overall, Canada was ranked second behind Switzerland, scoring 9.9 out of a possible 10.
So what makes a life quality? The Quality of Life score is based on a number of overall attributes including income equality, active job marker, affordability and economic stability.
Canada scored 10 in terms of job market, political stability and safety and 9.9 in terms of well-developed public health and education systems.
This is the third year Canada placed first in the quality of life category.
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