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Top 5 Liveable Cities In The World
Cities all over the world are improving economically as well as socially. It is almost an impossible task to decide which are the most liveable cities in the world. Multiple factors are responsible to make a city liveable. Using the factors like health, educational facilities, infrastructure and public transport, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has come up with the list of world’s most ‘liveable’ cities. Economist Intelligence Unit has surveyed 140 cities around the world. According to the 2017 report of EIU, here is the list of top 5 liveable cities in the world.
Top liveable cities in the world
1. Melbourne, Australia – the most liveable city in the world
Melbourne tops the list again this year. It is the world’s most liveable city for the seventh consecutive year. Apart from Melbourne, the remaining 4 Australian cities have maintained their rank in top 20. It is on the top of the list with the score of 97.5 out of 100. Melbourne has received perfect scores for health care, educational and infrastructure facilities.
With the increasing number of tourists to Vienna, it has become the second-most liveable city in the world. The capital city of Austria has received perfect score for its health care, educational and infrastructure facilities. It has equal scores with Melbourne except culture and environment. It is considered as one of the richest cities in the world with respect to music and culture. Vienna has scored 97.4 out of 100 and is second on the list.
Vancouver has retained its place as the third most liveable city in the world with the overall rating of 97.3. The Canadian city is on the third place due to lack of infrastructure facilities. Vancouver is the only city which has received perfect score for cultural and environment.
Health care: 100
Culture & Environment: 100
4. Toronto, Canada
Popularly known as Canadian financial hub, Toronto is one of the most liveable cities in the world. According to Economist Intelligence Unit report, one area where Toronto is short is the infrastructure. Out 140 cities around the world, Toronto has been ranked fourth most liveable city with the overall score of 97.2 out of 100.
Health care: 100
Culture & Environment: 97.2
5. Calgary, Canada
According to the report of Economist Intelligence Unit, Calgary is the fifth most liveable city in the world. Calgary has shared this spot with the Australian city, Adelaide with the same overall score of 96.6 out of 100. Calgary has retained its fifth place since 2009.