Top 10 Best Countries to Live in the World

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It is difficult to narrow down the Top 10 Best countries to live in the World, isn’t it? After all, we’re at least a bit biased towards the places we have lived and experienced in. It is unlikely that any two people would choose the exactly same places as the best to live in the World. No wonder the World is filled with so many wonderful places to explore and settle.


1. China


Many global companies cited China as one of the top ten international destinations to live in. With over One billion people, China is home to almost eighteen percent of the world’s population, making it a first stop for many companies looking for access to a huge marketplace.

When you’re talking about China, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou are the most desirable places to see. According to a magazine in 2011, Cost of Living Survey, a renter can expect to spend over $3,000 per month on a luxury unfurnished two bedroom apartment. On the other hand, it can be cheap too with flexible rates around the Asian city. China is said to provide vast opportunities and living in the beautiful landscapes is something extraordinary. As the Chinese government keeps the value of its currency artificially low as compared to the dollar, spending here is much easier.


2. United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Not surprisingly, London is one of the excellent destinations for transferees. According to surveys, the places to live here are apparently Stamford in Lincolnshire, Kendal in Cumbria, Wye in Kent and lastly Thornburry. London itself is one of the most important financial centers in the world. On the other hand, Hart in Hampshire has been named United Kingdom’s most desirable place to live for quality of life. Hart, in the north-east corner of Hampshire, has been dubbed “a step back in time”, with 84 sq miles of green wooded landscape and the county’s largest freshwater lake, Fleet Pond.


3. Singapore


Many companies have identified Singapore as a top destination to live and settle too. Singapore has non-restrictive regulations when it comes to allowing international businesses with countries around the world. The island country has been said to have one of the best Infrastructure. Singapore is the home to one of the five busiest ports in the world. It has a highly developed market-based economy and relies heavily on exports, refining imported goods and manufacturing. Everyone in Singapore, regardless of political stripe, have a healthy respect, perhaps even awe for Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. Singapore has one of the best health care infrastructures in the world. It has received countless praises over the years for its role as an easily accessible and affluent financial hub. According to some surveys, Singapore was ranked as the best Asian city to inhabit. It is considered to have a very high quality of living with a truly multi-cultural society living together with four official languages.


4. Germany


Germany and Singapore go hand in hand being tied at when it comes to top international destinations. When it comes to the Privacy Score, Germany ranks the Highest in the world. While the service sector is the backbone of Berlin, other major industries include medical, Information technology, bio-technology and renewable energy sources.

Frankfurt, Germany’s financial capital is home to some spectacular architecture, including the Old Opera House and Saint Bartholomew’s Cathedral, and a vibrant cultural scene. The city has excellent hospitals and shops and a thriving economy (with Europe’s second-largest stock exchange and banks such as Deutsche bank. The city is well known for its high quality of living and access to culture and nightlife. Average rents for two bedroom apartments start at $1,500 a month. As always, this range changes depending on amenities, finishes and location. As always Germany is a wonderful country filled with rich historical, cultural and local traditions. It is no wonder; so many people are flocking here to start a new life.


5. Netherlands


This is considered as one of the best places to live in according to the United Nations too. It is usually referred to as the most liberal country in the world. Education in the country has played a vital role in its development. A survey has revealed that Netherlands scored high in education and the average years of education there is 19 – one of the highest averages among all other surveys conducted in the country. Considering the Healthcare system in Netherlands, the system here is based completely on private insurers. In a survey Netherlands was ranked first in a study conducted which compared the healthcare systems in several other countries such as US, Canada, etc.


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