5. Vancouver, Canada
The amazing city of Vancouver is a coastal city located in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. It is a perfect place to live with a well developed and well established infrastructure, brilliant tourism spots, high educational standards and great health care system. The Mercer score of the city is 107.4 . It is the largest metropolitan area in Western Canada. The city has a population of 578,041 and an average life expectancy at birth of 81.16 years . The GDP of Canada is $1.522 trillion .
4. Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand
Standing at #4 is Auckland. There is a tie between Vancouver and Auckland as both the cities have a Mercer score of 107.4 . New Zealand’s most beautiful and biggest city, Auckland has breathtaking scenery, beautiful beaches, idyllic holiday islands, outstanding food and wine, great shopping and exciting nightlife. Auckland has a warm-temperate climate, with warm, humid summers and mild, damp winters. The city has a population of 1.18 million and an average life expectancy at birth of 80.24 years . GDP of New Zealand is $119.549 billion .
3. Geneva, Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland is the second most populous city of Switzerland with a population of 185,958 . The city is catching the attention of more and more people due to it’s wonderful quality of life. It has gained a Mercer score of 107.9 . Geneva is a city of prime importance being a major center of international diplomacy. The city has excellent health care and education system. It is stable politically and economically as the GDP of Switzerland is $491.4 billion .
2. Zurich, Switzerland
The largest city of Switzerland, Zurich is the 2nd best city with a Mercer score of 108.0 . The cities total population is 365,098 . The city has a life expectancy of 80.74 years . GDP of Switzerland is $491.4 billion . Zurich is the financial center of Switzerland and houses the stock exchange and the headquarters of a large number of national and international companies. The city is known as “Portal to the Alps” due to it’s close distance to tourist resorts in the Swiss Alps and its mountainous scenery. The city is also famous for it’s famous watchmakers. It is a beautiful city with an elegant infrastructure, a warm and cozy environment offering a unique mix of discovery, pleasure, nature and culture.
1. Vienna, Austria
Vienna, Austria tops the list and stands at #1 as the best place in the world to live with a Mercer score of 108.6 . Vienna is Austria’s primary city, it’s capital. It is its cultural, economic, and political center with a population of about 1.7 million . The city has it’s own unique colors. Vienna experiences 4 season in an year with a mild summer season and a rather windy and rainy winter season. GDP of Austria is $361.791 billion. Vienna has an extensive transportation system and a very reliable health system. The country’s political stability also makes it a place worth living. Life expectancy in Vienna is 79.5 years .