World's Most Liveable city: Auckland On Top

Best places to live in 2021, a ranking by The Economist.

World's Most Liveable city: Auckland On Top

The Economists Intelligence Unit's annual ranking of most liveable cities ranks Auckland on top, replacing the Austrian capital Vienna which held the position since 2018.

The survey graded 140 countries on 5 parameters; Stability, healthcare, education, culture and environment and infrastructure.

Australia and New Zealand dominated the ranking, with six of the ten places occupied by these two countries.

Australia became the best liveable country.

Auckland and Willington, another New Zealand city that hit the top five, rose to top-notch as Newzealand succeded in containing the outbreak. It kept restaurants, theatres, and schools open.

Osaka and Tokyo made second and fourth in the list.

Living conditions were worst in the Syrian capital Damascus. Dhaka and Karachi remain the least liveable cities in the Asia Pacific region.

The ten most liveable cities in 2021

  1. Auckland, New Zealand
  2. Osaka, Japan
  3. Adelaide, Australia
  4. Wellington, New Zealand
  5. Tokyo, Japan
  6. Perth, Australia
  7. Zurich, Switzerland
  8. Geneva, Switzerland
  9. Melbourne, Australia
  10. Brisbane, Australia

The ten least liveable cities in 2021

  1. Damascus, Syria
  2. Lagos, Nigeria
  3. Port Moresby, PNG
  4. Dhaka, Bangladesh
  5. Algiers, Algeria
  6. Tripoli, Libya
  7. Karachi, Pakistan
  8. Harare, Zimbabwe
  9. Douala, Cameroon
  10. Caracas, Venezuela