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Jan 08 2010

Quality of Life Index 2010


The results for the annual Quality of Life Index have been published with France gaining number One position.

Australia came in at number Two, with the UK at position 25.

The Nine factors used were:

  1. Cost of Living (15%)
  2. Culture and Leisure (10%)
  3. Economy (15%)
  4. Environment (10%)
  5. Freedom (10%)
  6. Health (10%)
  7. Infrastructure (10%)
  8. Safety and Risk (10%)
  9. Climate (10%)

The comparison rankings for each country, for each factor, are:

Factor Australia United Kingdom
Cost of Living 56 30
Leisure & Culture 82 82
Economy 71 65
Environment 76 72
Freedom 100 100
Health 87 84
Infrastructure 92 80
Risk & Safety 100 100
Climate 87 66
Final Score 81 73

Full details of all 193  countries compared can be seen at the www1.internationalliving.com website.






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