Top 10 Most Livable Cities

Melbourne is No. 1, again

By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff

Posted Aug 18, 2012 3:13 PM CDT

(Newser) – Need a new hometown? Pack your stuff and head to Melbourne. The Australian metropolis offers a prosperous economy, a hugely successful culinary scene, and access to top-notch sporting events. It ranked No. 1 (for the second year in a row) as the most livable city in the world in the Global Livability Survey, which takes into account crime, health care, education, culture, and infrastructure. Other top-ranking cities, with a heavy Canadian presence, from the Wall Street Journal:

  1. Vienna
  2. Vancouver
  3. Toronto
  4. Calgary
Click here for the full top 10, which includes a few more from Australia.

The Melbourne skyline.
The Melbourne skyline.   (Shutterstock)
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