Melbourne Ranked The World’s Most Liveable City

Melbourne Ranked The World's Most Liveable CityMELBOURNE is officially the world’s most liveable city, thanks to various world crises making other cities less attractive.

Bumping Vancouver off the top spot for the first time in nearly ten years, Melbourne took out the honour in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest survey, with Sydney (sixth), Perth and Adelaide (tied eighth) also making it into the top 10.

The Canadian city slipped to third spot behind Vienna, losing points in its infrastructure score.

In a tumultuous year for the planet, several places lost liveability points, leaving it wide open for the relatively unscathed Australian cities, Economist Intelligence Unit survey editor Jon Copestake said.

“Australia, with a low population density and relatively low crime rates, continues to supply some of the world’s most liveable cities,” Mr  Copestake said.

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