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Denmark: World's most balanced, satisfied nation

Want to knock off early from work to attend little Søren’s football game? Looking to be a successful career woman while also raising small children? Yearning for an overall sense of satisfaction with life? Then Denmark is the place

A recently-released study from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) places Denmark as the top country in the world when it comes to work-life balance. The nation also tops the list in the category of ‘life satisfaction’.

The OECD’s Better Life Index, released on May 24, compared the organisation’s 34 member countries in 20 different indicators across 11 categories, including education, environment, safety, work-life balance, and life satisfaction.

It was within the two latter categories in which Denmark led the pack.

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