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Vancouver third most liveable city in the world 2012

DH Vancouver Staff Aug 15, 2012 12:10 am

According to the Economic Intelligence Unit’s latest liveability rankings Vancouver has once again finished in third in the world’s most liveable city rankings. Vancouver finished behind Melbourne and Vienna. Toronto and Calgary were the only other Canadian cities to make the top ten list.

The ranking scores 140 cities from 0-100 on 30 factors spread across five areas: stability, health care, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure. These numbers are then weighted and combined to produce an overall figure. The cities at the top of the table are separated by tiny differences, with just 0.3 percentage points between first and fourth.

10 most liveable cities in the world 2012

1. Melbourne 97.5
2. Vienna 97.4
3. Vancouver 97.3
4. Toronto 97.2
5=. Calgary 96.6
5=. Adelaide 96.6
7. Sydney 96.1
8. Helsinki 96.0
9. Perth 95.9
10. Auckland 95.7


Image by Dustan Sept

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