Helsinki named best city for work-life balance

The 2019 Work-Life Balance Index has listed Helsinki as the best city for work-life balance among 40 of the world’s most attractive cities.

The study examined how well cities enable their citizens to enjoy a healthy balance of work and downtime.

The ranking was conducted based on 20 different factors related to work intensity, society and institutions, as well as city liveability. Helsinki, Munich and Oslo made up the trio with the best work-life balance. In gender equality, the Nordic capitals Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki led the way, in that order.