Melbourne is the world’s most liveable city for a sixth consecutive year, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).The EIU index scores 140 of the world’s major cities in healthcare, education, stability, culture, environment and infrastructure.
Melbourne scored 97.5 out of 100, one basis point more than Austria’s Vienna. Canada’s Vancouver and Toronto ranked third and fourth respectively.
Adelaide was rated equal fifth most liveable city, tied with Calgary, Canada. Perth ranked seventh, while Sydney — ranked seventh last year — dropped out of the top 10 due to a “heightened perceived threat of terrorism,” according to the report’s summary.
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