Thursday, January 07, 2010

Top Cities in The World (200)

Top 5 quality of living ranking for cities worldwide

Top 5 cities - Overall

Top 5 cities - Infrastructure

  • Vienna, Austria (1st)
  • Zurich, Switzerland (2nd)
  • Geneva, Switzerland (3rd )
  • Vancouver, Canada (tied 4th)
  • Auckland, New Zealand (tied 4th)
  • Singapore, Singapore (1st)
  • Munich, Germany (2nd)
  • Copenhagen, Denmark (3rd)
  • Tsukuba, Japan (4th)
  • Yokohama, Japan (5th)

Top 5 ranking cities by region

Quality of living

Top 5 cities - Americas

Top 5 cities - Asia Pacific

Top 5 cities - Europe

Top 5 cities - Middle East & Africa

  • Vancouver, Canada (tied 4th)
  • Toronto, Canada (15th)
  • Ottawa, Canada (16th)
  • Montreal, Canada (22nd)
  • Calgary, Canada (26th)

The lowest ranking Americas city in the top 50 was Seattle (50th).

  • Auckland, New Zealand (tied 4th)
  • Sydney, Australia (10th)
  • Wellington, New Zealand (12th)
  • Melbourne, Australia (18th)
  • Perth, Australia (21st)

The lowest ranking Asian city in the top 50 was Osaka (tied for 44th).

  • Vienna, Austria ( 1st)
  • Zurich, Switzerland (2nd)
  • Geneva, Switzerland (3rd)
  • Dusseldorf, Germany (6th)
  • Munich, Germany (7th)

The lowest ranking European city in the top 50 was Madrid (48th).

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (77th)
  • Port Louis, Mauritius (82nd)
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (84th)
  • Cape Town, South Africa (87th)
  • Port Elizabeth, South Africa (93rd)

NB: There are no Middle Eastern or African cities in the top 50

Infrastructure

Top 5 cities - Americas

Top 5 cities - Asia Pacific

Top 5 cities - Europe

Top 5 cities - Middle East & Africa

  • Vancouver, Canada (6th)
  • Atlanta, USA (15th)
  • Montreal, Canada (tied 15th)
  • Toronto, Canada (18th)
  • Washington D.C, USA (24th)
  • Singapore, Singapore (1st)
  • Tsukuba, Japan (4th)
  • Yokohama, Japan (5th)
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong (tied 8th)
  • Tokyo, Japan (12th)
  • Munich, Germany (2nd)
  • Copenhagen, Denmark (3rd)
  • Dusseldorf, Germany (6th)
  • Frankfurt, Germany (tied 8th)
  • London, UK (tied 8th)
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (35th)
  • Tel Aviv, Israel (55th)
  • Jerusalem, Israel (70th)
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (72nd)
  • Port Louis, Mauritius (92nd)