In a comprehensive study conducted by lifestyle magazine Dailybase, Ireland emerges as the European leader in terms of quality of life, outshining other countries in the region. The study assessed 12 key factors, including unemployment rates, healthcare accessibility, cost of living, and salaries, to gauge the overall well-being in European nations.
Ireland secured the top spot with an impressive score of 73.72 out of 100. Notably, Ireland’s GDP in 2022 stood at 11.97, a remarkable 354 percent higher than the European average. The divorce rate, a mere 0.6 per 1,000 people, further contributed to Ireland’s high ranking.
Following closely in second place was Norway, earning a score of 69.25. Norway’s perfect literacy rate of 100 and a notable life expectancy of 83 years played pivotal roles in its high ranking. The Netherlands claimed the third spot with a score of 68.76, boasting a remarkably low unemployment rate of 3.7 percent and a significant 55.6 percent of residents having completed tertiary education.
Luxembourg secured the fourth position, propelled by its elevated monthly average salary of €4,670, a life expectancy of 82 years, and a perfect literacy rate of 100 percent, resulting in a score of 67.9. The United Kingdom, with a low suicide rate and 57.47 percent of residents having completed tertiary education, rounded out the top five with a score of 67.73.
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