The Dutch Have the Best Work-Life Balance, Says New Ranking

The Netherlands is the country with the best work-life balance, according to the latest OECD Better Life Index. The Netherlands secured 9.3 out of a possible 10 points based on how well Dutch households successfully balance work, family commitments and personal life.

According to the index, the Netherlands scored well in several categories which enabled its top ranking. The country boasts high literacy levels and citizens that are highly engaged in the political process. In addition, there is a strong sense of community across Holland.

Overall, the majority of people in the Netherlands rated their general satisfaction at 7.4 compared to OECD’s average of 6.5.

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