- Vancouver, Canada
- Melbourne, Australia
- Vienna, Austria
- Toronto, Canada
- Calgary, Canada
- Helsinki, Finland
- Sydney, Australia
- Perth, Australia
- Adelaide, Australia
- Auckland, New Zealand
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Vancouver #1 liveable city for 5th year
Vancouver still world's most liveable city: survey
Reuters: Vancouver topped the list of the world's most liveable cities for the fifth straight year, while Melbourne claimed second place from Vienna and Australian and Canadian cities dominated the lists's top 10 spots.
In the annual survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the Canadian west coast city and 2010 Winter Olympics host scored 98 percent on a combination of stability, health care, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure -- a score unchanged from last year. It has topped the list from 2007...
Los Angeles moved up three places to 44th and New York held on to the 56th spot. London moved up one place to 53rd while Paris came in at number 16. The top Asian city was Osaka at number 12, tying Geneva, Switzerland and beating out the Japanese capital of Tokyo, which came in at 18. Hong Kong came in at 31 but Beijing, capital of the world's most populous nation and No. 2 economy, straggled in at 72.
Following is a list of the top 10 most liveable cities as ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit:
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