On September 4, 2019, Global Liveability Index ranked 140 cities of the world scores out of a scale of 100 considering a number of factors, such as living standards, crime, transport infrastructure, access to education and healthcare, as well as political and economic stability.
Here are the list of cities which are best for living as they scored high in the index.
1. Vienna, Austria
For the second year on the trot, Vienna of Austria has been ranked the most liveable city in the world according to The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The Austrian capital scored perfectly for economic stability, culture and environment, education and infrastructure and health care.
2. Melbourne, Australia
Other three cities in the top five of the annual Global Liveability Index of 140 cities around the world are,
3. Sydney, Australia
4. Osaka, Japan
5. Calgary, Canada
Not a single U.S. city ranked in the top 10 this year. Honolulu scored the highest among U.S. cities, ranking 22nd in the list. Atlanta trailed at 33rd and followed by Pittsburgh at 34th.
The EIU takes into the account quality of health care, education, infrastructure, economic stability and culture when assessing living conditions of each city. More than 30 factors are taken into account when calculating each rank, which are then complied into a weighted score out of 100.
The list of top 10 liveable cities and their scores according to The Global Liveability Index 2019 are:
- Vienna, Austria (99.1)
- Melbourne, Australia (98.4)
- Sydney, Australia (98.1)
- Osaka, Japan (97.7)
- Calgary, Canada (97.5)
- Vancouver, Canada (97.3)
- Tokyo, Japan (97.2)
- Toronto, Canada (97.2 tie)
- Copenhagen, Denmark (96.8)
- Adelaide, Australia (96.6)
Here’s everything we had regarding the Global Liveability Index 2019.