Top 10 most liveable cities in the world, according to Global Liveability Index 2021

Jun 9, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

The Global Liveability Index by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is based on five factors --

stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.

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Auckland, New Zealand

The most populous urban area of the country is also New Zealand’s leading economic hub. The city is home to renowned universities, which attracts several international students.

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Osaka, Japan

The city is known for its modern architecture, nightlife and street food. It is also considered as Japan’s economic hub and financial centre with a population of more than 19 million people.

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Adelaide, Australia

Australia’s largest city, by area, is highly noted for its festivals, sports events, scrumptious food and wine. Its quality of life has ranked consistently high as compared to other cities.

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Wellington, New Zealand

The capital of New Zealand is the hub of information technology (IT) and innovation with two public research universities. The city is served by Wellington International Airport, which is the third busiest airport in the world.

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Tokyo, Japan

The city is termed as the economic and political centre of Japan. Tokyo is also the largest urban economy in the world in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) with some notable universities which attract international students.

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Perth, Australia

The capital and largest city, by area, of Western Australia is home to four leading research universities and is considered as a notable tourist destination.

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Zurich, Switzerland

The largest city of Switzerland, by area, where German is the local language. Museums and art galleries found in the city are worth exploring. The city is also among the world's largest financial centres despite its small population.

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Geneva, Switzerland

The second most populous city in Switzerland is considered as a financial centre and a global centre for diplomacy due to the presence of headquarters of various United Nations’ agencies.

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Melbourne, Australia

The second most populous city in Australia is noted for its cultural heritage, and has recently been recognised as the City of Literature by UNESCO. The city has been in the top ten list for a decade now.

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Brisbane, Australia

The capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Queensland is known for its modern architecture, cuisine, and outdoor dining. It is also considered as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia.

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