Melbourne named world’s best city, for sixth year in a row

For six consecutive years, Melbourne tops the list of world’s most liveable city, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.

The EIU’s Global Liveability Ranking ranks 140 cities worldwide based challenges that might be presented to an individual’s lifestyle across five broad categories of Stability, Healthcare, Culture and environment, Education and Infrastructure.

Melbourne scored 97.5 out of 100, one basis point more than the first runner-up which is Austria’s Vienna.

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Canada’s Vancouver and Toronto ranked third and fourth while two other Australian capital cities, Perth and Adelaide are among the top seven cities.

Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle is happy with this achievement and is determined to help the city become even better than before, “We do not take this title for granted and are constantly planning and implementing policies that will continue to improve our quality of life.”