Melbourne is the most livable city in the World for 7th consecutive year in a row as per The Economist and the city received perfect scores for infrastructure, education, and healthcare. The Intelligence Unit of The Economist ranks 140 global cities through its Livability Index on parameters that also include environment, culture, and stability.
Vienna was ranked at the second place and Vancouver was ranked at the third position. The other cities of Australia that found a place in the rankings include Adelaide at the fifth rank and Perth at the seventh rank followed by Sydney at the eleventh rank.
Melbourne city secured the top rank for the seventh year in a row scoring 97.5 points out of 100, as quoted by the ABC NET AU. The top five ranking cities have remained unaltered from the previous year.
Robert Doyle the Mayor of Melbourne City said that the Livability Index of the Intelligence Unit of the Economist is the most widely acknowledged system for global city rankings. The global record created by Melbourne must make all the Melbournians tremendously proud, added the Mayor.
The feat of Melbourne is its USP globally for overseas firms to move to the city and invest here. The brightest and best individuals immigrate to the Melbourne City and even international travelers arrive here in huge numbers, explained Doyle the Mayor of Melbourne.
The report of the Economist further elaborated that the global threats of terrorists have influenced the scores of several cities. It also observed that the low crime rate in Melbourne City was one of the chief factors that helped it to outscore other international cities.
The government of Victoria said that the Melbourne city was able to achieve this feat owing to the strong economy and the global standards system for health care. It also added that 100,000 fresh jobs were created in Victoria State in 2016.
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