Sorry Melbourne, You've Lost The Title Of World's Most Liveable City
Sorry Melbourne, You've Lost The Title Of World's Most Liveable City
Sydney rises in the Economist's global liveability rankings
14 August, 2018, 18:27
The index, published annually by Economist Intelligence Unit, ranked Copenhagen ninth overall for 2018, making it one of only two European cities in the top 10 this year.
With an overall rating of 91.2, Singapore ranked behind Melbourne, Osaka, Sydney, Tokyo, Adelaide, Auckland, Perth, Brisbane, Wellington, and Hong Kong among Asian cities in the latest EIU survey released on Tuesday (14 August).
"Every city is assigned a rating of relative comfort for over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors across five broad categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure", the report read.
"Those that score best tend to be mid-sized cities in wealthier countries", researchers said in their report. Osaka in Japan came in at three and the Canadian city of Calgary followed.
Ukraine's Kiev, the capital of a European country wracked by political violence, civil war and the loss of Crimea to Russian Federation, saw the largest drop in its liveability over the last five years (-12.6 percent). But while Melbourne extended its lead in the culture and environment component, that was outweighed by Vienna's improved stability ranking.
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Other Australian cities also featured highly in the index, with Sydney and Adelaide on the list at number 5 and 10, respectively.
At the other end of the scale, Syria's Damascus, Bangladesh's Dhaka and Nigeria's Lagos were among the least liveable cities. Abidjan, Hanoi, Belgrade and Tehran saw the largest improvements in liveability over the last five years - more than five percentage points.
The Economist Intelligence Unit said Manchester's improved score was down to an improved security score, and added the city offers "marginally fewer obstacles to people's lifestyle, and the threat of terrorism and petty crime are lower" compared to the capital.
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