Reykjavik Capital Area Competitiveness

High international ranking when it comes to social indicators is a clear sign of international competitiveness.  Throughout the years, Iceland has been placed on top of lists in terms of happiness and general satisfaction. Iceland was the highest rated country in terms of life satisfaction in the OECD Better Life Index 2015, as well as for quality of local living environment. The vibrant cultural scene in the capital area, a supporting social welfare system along with having the blue lagoon, spurting geysers, glaciers and waterfalls in close proximity, make Iceland a great country to live in.  The great qualities of living in Iceland are many, including: lively culture, high life expectancy, excellent education system, literature, welfare system, gender equality to name a few.