Oceanian continent has a widely varied economy, with the large nations of Australia and New Zealand having modern, industrial economies, while the smaller island nations depend largely on agriculture, fishing, and tourism. There is a big difference in wealth across Oceanian countries, and this means a big difference in the GDP per capita, where Australia and New Zealand have the highest GDP per capita of the continent.
Before moving to Oceanian continent for work or for retirement, it is important to take in consideration the most important objective and subjective factors during the decision-making. The quality of living is one of the most important thing that everybody need to consider before moving to Oceania. It is not the same with GDP per capita, as some people may think. The quality of living does not necessary increase when the GDP per capita increase, because it depends from many factors, as economic factors, social factors, climate factors etc. In this work, we are going to rank the Oceanian countries by quality of living.
The country with the highest quality of living in the Oceanian continent is Australia, followed by New Zealand.
For the other Oceanian countries, there is no information about this index.
About the data used in this work
Quality of life index is an estimation of overall quality of life. It is calculated by using an empirical formula that takes in consideration the purchasing power index, pollution index, house price to income ratio, cost of living index, safety index, health care index, traffic commute time index and climate index. The higher is the value of the index, better is the quality of life.
The data used in this work are provided by Numbeo and are relating to 2019.