The 10 Countries With The Absolute Worst Quality Of Life

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Want to live a better life? Then don’t move to Turkey, which ranked dead last in the OECD’s new quality-of-life index.The organisation looked at factors that affect the lives of citizens, including income, housing, jobs, community, education, environment, civic engagement, health, life satisfaction, safety, and work-life balance.

These are the 10 countries with the lowest overall scores, and how they ranked on a few select criteria.

#10 Poland

Income: 1.3

Life satisfaction: 2.5

Work-life balance: 6

Source: OECD

Criteria are rated on a 10-point scale

#9 Greece

Income: 3.1

Life satisfaction: 1.5

Work-life balance: 7.9

Source: OECD

Criteria are rated on a 10-point scale

#8 Portugal

Income: 3

Life satisfaction: 1

Work-life balance: 7.7

Source: OECD

Criteria are rated on a 10-point scale

#7 Hungary

Income: 1.4

Life satisfaction: 0

Work-life balance: 7.3

Source: OECD

Criteria are rated on a 10-point scale

#6 Estonia

Income: 1.3

Life satisfaction: 1.9

Work-life balance: 6.5

Source: OECD

Criteria are rated on a 10-point scale

#5 Russian Federation

Income: 1.6

Life satisfaction: 1.2

Work-life balance: 7.8

Source: OECD

Criteria are rated on a 10-point scale

#4 Brazil

Income: .2

Life satisfaction: 6.6

Work-life balance: 6.3

Source: OECD

Criteria are rated on a 10-point scale

#3 Chile

Income: .7

Life satisfaction: 5.9

Work-life balance: 6.2

Source: OECD

Criteria are rated on a 10-point scale

#2 Mexico

Income: .9

Life satisfaction: 6.9

Work-life balance: 1.6

Source: OECD

Criteria are rated on a 10-point scale

#1 Turkey

Income: .9

Life satisfaction: 1.2

Work-life balance: 2.6

Source: OECD

Criteria are rated on a 10-point scale

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