Mercer’s 2014 Top Highest Living Quality Cities in The World
International consulting company Mercer recently published its 2014 best cities in the world ranking and like any other rankings of this type, Canadian cities dominate the list. Let’s look at the world’s top best five cities for quality for life.
1. Vienna – Austria
2. Zurich – Switzerland
3. Auckland – New Zealand
4. Munich – Germany
5. Vancouver – Canada
Here are some highlights from the report:
– Vienna is the highest ranking and Baghdad is the lowest ranking city on earth.
– Vancouver is the top North American city.
– Singapore is the top Asian city.
– Dubai is the top Middle East and African city.
– Top five North American cities are Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, and San Francisco.
– Bottom five North American cities are Mexico City, Detroit, St. Louis, Houston, and Miami.
– Political instability, crime rates, air pollution are some of the factors determining rankings.
Mercer publishes its Quality of Living Raking to help multinational corporations evaluate and compare the standard of living between their own countries and host foreign countries. View the full report here: Quality of Living City Rankings
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