Excellent Quality of Life in Australia
Australia’s political and economic advantages are complemented by its welcoming attitude and excellent quality of life. In 2009, Australia’s quality of life was ranked 6th in the world out of 57 key economies, ahead of New Zealand, the USA and the UK.
(Source: IMD World Competitiveness Online 1995-2009, Worldwide Quality of Life Index 2009).
Australia ranked second on the UNDP Human Development Index 2009, behind only Norway, and Australia’s life expectancy (81 years) was the fifth highest in the world. The level of access to healthcare professionals and services in Australia is also amongst the highest in the world.