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Work-life balance

People working on their computers, sitting on stairs

In 2021, Helsinki earned the number one spot in the Work-Life Balance Index. The index is an international comparison of societies that offer rewarding work in balance with rejuvenating downtime. It awarded Finland’s capital a perfect score for its levels of work intensity, social and healthcare services, and city safety. 

Illustration: Top Cities in the Ranking for Work-Life Balance 1. Helsinki Finland 2. Oslo Norway 3. Zurich Switzerland 4. Stockholm Sweden 5. Copenhagen Denmark