Melbourne declared world’s most liveable city by The Economist’s Global Liveability Report-2017
Published: August 17, 2017
Melbourne has been declared the world’s most liveable city for the 7th consecutive year by The Economist’s annual global liveability survey, despite soaring housing costs and serious congestion challenges.
The annual survey assesses 140 cities and ranks them according to their stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure. Others in the 10 most liveable cities in the world include Vienna (3rd), followed by Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Adelaide, Perth, Auckland, Helsinki and Hamburg. As per the survey, the least liveable city was Damascus at 140th place, followed by Lagos (139), Tripoli (138), Dhaka (137), Port Moresby (136), Algiers (135), Karachi (134), Harare (133), Douala (132) and Kiev (131).
Topics: Capitals in Europe • Cities in Asia • Continents • Damascus • Geography of Asia • Global Liveability Ranking • Harare • Helsinki • Market research • Most livable cities • Quality of life • The Economist