The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently announced the list of the world’s most livable cities in 2021, leading the second consecutive year with the Austrian capital Vienne, followed by Australia’s Melbourne.
EIU’s Global Liveability Index (Global Liveability Index) is published annually, ranking 140 cities in the world based on 5 main categories: stability, health care, education, infrastructure and literature chemical and the environment. Here are the 10 most liveable cities in the world in 2021.
1. Vienne, Austria
The Austrian capital is ranked as the world’s most livable city for the second year in a row by the Economist Intelligence Unit. One resident told CNN that moving to Vienne showed her “what it means to live”.
2. Melbourne, Australia
Having been the most livable city in the world for seven consecutive years, Melbourne has dropped to number two on this list since last year.
3. Sydney, Australia
Sydney is Australia’s most popular tourist city and also the third most livable city in the world.
4. Osaka, Japan
Japan’s second largest city with a population of 19 million people ranked 4th on the list worth living in 2019.
5. Calgary, Canada
The capital of the Canadian oil industry ranks 5th on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s worthwhile list.
6. Vancouver, Canada
Another Canadian city in the top 10 is Vancouver. This is the municipality with the 3rd largest population in Canada.
7. Toronto, Canada (tie)
Canada’s most populous city is ranked 7th in the list of the world’s most livable for 2019, tied with Tokyo, Japan.
7. Tokyo, Japan (tie)
Japan’s modern capital is in the top 10 cities worth living in.
9. Copenhagen, Denmark
As one of the most popular tourist cities in Europe, the Danish capital ranks ninth in the Global Liveability Index in 2019.
10. Adelaide, Australia
Adelaide is Australia’s third representative in the top 10 worth living cities.