Have you ever wondered what would be the perfect city to live in? Would you like to change of scene and live new experiences? Keep reading and discover which are the 10 cities with the best quality of life in the world in 2018.
Year after year, the Intelligence Unit of The Economist publishes its global index of the most livable cities in the world, as well as those that are least livable.
Factors such as political and social stability, education, accessibility to medical care, and crime rates are what determine which cities have the best quality of life and which are the least livable due to their insecurity and instability.
Starting with the Australian city of Adelaide, these are the 10 cities with the highest quality of life in 2018 …
10) Adelaide, Australia
The city of Adelaide has entered the top 10 of the list of most livable cities of The Economist Intelligence Unit for 2018, with a score of 96.6%.
9) Copenhagen, Denmark
The ninth place is occupied by Copenhagen, with a score of 96.8%.
8) Toronto, Canada
Toronto with a score of 97.2% tied with the Japanese capital in seventh place in the ranking.
7) Tokyo, Japan
The Japanese capital has achieved its best score so far, as the crime rate has decreased and improvements have been made in public transport.
6) Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver with a score of 97.3% becomes one of the three Canadian cities that are part of the top 10 this year.
5) Sydney, Australia
The largest and most populous city in Australia ranks fifth in the ranking.
4) Calgary, Canada
With a score of 97.5% Calgary ranks fourth in the ranking.
3) Osaka, Japan
The investment made in infrastructure and stability have made Osaka has climbed six positions in the ranking in recent months.
2) Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne ranks number two in the ranking, second only to the Austrian European capital.
1) Vienna, Austria
It is the first year that a European city tops the list, snatching the spot from Melbourne, which had won in the standings for the past seven consecutive years.
The 10 least inhabitable cities in the world in 2018
The other side of the coin are the cities with the worst quality of life classified in 2018. The capital of Syria, Damascus, leads the post on this list as a result of the war they are suffering in the Syrian territory. It is closely followed by the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka. Thus, the list of the cities with the worst quality of life in 2018 remains …
10) Dakar, Senegal.
9) Algiers, Algeria
8) Douala, Cameroon.
7) Tripoli, Libya.
6) Harare, Zimbabwe.
5) Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
4) Karachi, Pakistan.
3) Lagos, Nigeria.
2) Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1) Damascus, Syria.