Most of the people would ideally like to have a healthy work and life balance. Here is a list of the nations that further the better culture of this balance when compared to other nations.
InterNations, the largest network in the world for overseas immigrants has conducted a survey assessed diverse nations for 43 aspects that influence the life of overseas immigrants and allotted points on a scale of one to seven, as quoted by the UK Business insider.
Rank 13: Costa Rica – According to the survey, the adventurous overseas immigrants or those who immigrate to their favored destination have very high levels of satisfaction for work and life balance and hours of work. Costa Rica features in them.
Rank 12: Germany – This nation offers overseas immigrants high level of job security and sensible hours of work. This makes it one of the top-ranking nations.
Rank 11: Czech Republic – This nation offers several jobs to the overseas immigrants and is also ranked very high by the immigrants for being one of the best nations to raise their families. The Czech Republic thus offers wonderful work life balance.
Rank 10: Oman- overseas immigrants who migrate to Oman are normally career migrants who immigrate because of having a top skilled job offer there. The average work per hours for a full-time job comes to 44 hours. The respondents of the survey said that they consider this nation to be one of the best nations in the world for work and life balance.
Rank 9: Australia – Although three-fourths of the respondents acceded that they enjoy high work and life balance, the immigrants here were little more concerned about losing a job, than immigrants in New Zealand.
Rank 8: Austria – The survey has revealed that 32% of the respondents desired to stay permanently in Austria. Around 67% also said that they believed that they were employed in a secure job and immensely happy with work and life balance in the nation.
Rank 7: Hungary – The survey has reported that men have a tendency to work for more hours every week when compared with women in this nation. The interesting fact is that they also are little more contented than women with regards to work and life balance and hours of work.
Rank 6: Sweden – The rational working hours enable the immigrants to enjoy a happy family life similar to the other Scandinavian nations that were included in the list. The respondents also rate the nation as one of the best nations to bring up a child.
Rank 5: Taiwan – Respondents in this nation who were totally satisfied with their work and life balance went up to 30% which is twice the global average. This is perhaps owing to the work hours per week of that is an average of 40 .7 hours.
Rank 4: Luxembourg – This nation sis one of the five major destinations that is inhabited by career migrants. 43% of these career migrants possess a master’s degree and 12% a doctoral degree.
Rank 3: New Zealand- Overseas immigrants have shorter hours of work per week with 38.5 hours when compared to the world average of 41.5 hours. The immigrants in New Zealand are more secure regarding their jobs and the nation was also awarded high points for the availability of extra-curricular activities.
Rank 2: Denmark – The nation has shortest working hours per week for the overseas immigrants with 38 hours per week.
Rank 1: Norway- Though overseas immigrants have average working hours of 41.7 hours per week, Norway has been ranked number one in the world for work and life balance as also for family raising.