Norway: One of the countries with highest quality of life
Norway has been selected as one of the best, happiest and most likeable countries to live in when compared to other countries of the whole world because of its high quality of life. The residents and the nationals of Norway are provided with a lot of benefits in terms of Social benefits, work conditions, education system, leisure activities, safety and security to name a few.
Social benefits encompass the maternity benefits given to the parents and the child at birth in terms of paternity and maternity leaves. The parents are provided with paid maternity leaves to take care of the child and the child receives monetary benefits at the time of birth. The unemployed parents and/or residents of Norway are provided with unemployment benefits to help them cope with the unemployment. Pension benefits are also provided to the retirees of Norway after working for certain tenure in the country.
Working conditions are also designed keeping in mind the benefits of the Norwegians. Employees are given good amount of holidays on an annual basis commonly to be around five weeks of holidays. The working hours and the work practices are also friendly and feasible for the working class.
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Free education system in education is not only beneficial to the residents of the Norway but also for the students from the rest of the world. Free education system of Norway attracts large number of students from all around the world where they only need to bear their personal expenses and get free education. People are encouraged to take up courses and get educated in anything of their interest.
Leisure activities in terms of sightseeing are one thing that differentiates Norway from the rest of the world. Norway has such awestruck visuals and landscapes in her land that people from all around the world come and visits it. It is the best place for people who are interested in skiing, hiking, taking up adventurous activities like camping. Adding up to that all these sights and places are free to experience and one can pitch a tent anywhere they want which is not true for other parts of the world.
The situation of safety and security is much better in Norway and that is why there is peace and cam in this country and its residents. People, generally, are trust worthy and honest. There is no fear of thieves, crime or terrorism in Norway which is another reason of why this place is regarded as one of the happiest places in the world.
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The work practices and system of Norway has helped it achieve this status today in the world. It obviously took a long time and much effort by the individuals on individual as well as collective level that the rest of the world takes Norway as an example for its own governance and practices. Norway is a living example of running a system successfully and being able to set an example for the rest of the world.