Swedish people have an excellent work-life balance and only 1% of the population work more than 50 hours a week. 63% of an average Swede's day is spent eating, sleeping or at leisure. Sweden is progressive on parenting: the country introduced paid shared parental leave back in 1974. It's a healthy country of live in: levels of air pollution are half the OECD average and life expectancy is high, at 82. Sweden has a strong sense of community with 91% of Swedes saying that they have someone to rely on in times of need. 76% of people feel safe walking alone at night.
Source: World Economic Forum, 31 May 2019. Read the full article.