The 2010 Quality of Life Index by Internationliving.com lists France as the best place to live for the fifth year running and Corsica is highlighted as one of the country’s top locations. 194 countries are ranked in the annual Index with scores given for nine categories:
1. cost of living
2. culture and leisure
8. safety and risk
France scored high in most of the categories and the overall quality of life, “bon viviant lifestyle” and “world’s best heath care” are all highlighted. Although Paris is given the highest praise, “wild and lovely Corsica” is also mentioned.