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Scandinavian cities dominate in global ranking for Work-Life Balance

Global IndexesMay 26, 2022
Scandinavian cities dominate in global ranking for Work-Life Balance
The study was to find out which metropolises worldwide are meeting their residents’ lifestyle demands to make their city a more attractive place overall to work and live. The study considered factors like work intensity, city livability, health care, cost of living, and the amount of time off. The study looked at 51 US metros and 49 global cities. Study says in cities like Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, and Sydney, less than 10% of the population is overworked. In cities like Singapore, Washington DC, and Austin, around 50% jobs can be carried out remotely.


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