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Vienna is the city with a better quality of life of the world, followed by Zurich and Geneva, ranked second and third, respectively, while Vancouver and Auckland remain in fourth place.
Glasgow 55 and 57.
Levels continue to improve quality of life in Eastern Europe and their scores have increased significantly. Prague is the highest ranking (70), followed by Budapest and Ljubljana 73 position in the post 77.
In North America, Canadian cities dominate the top positions with Vancouver at number four, followed by Ottawa (14), Toronto (16) and Montreal (21). Calgary is ranked 28.
Honolulu (31) is the U.S. city with the highest quality of life, followed by San Francisco (32) and Boston (37). Chicago and Washington share the position 45 and New York, the city of reference for comparison, is ranked 49.
In Central and South America, Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, ranked highest in the region (62).San Juan, Puerto Rico remains in position 72 and Buenos Aires on 78. Havana (192) and Puerto Principe (213) hold the lowest places.
In the Middle East and Africa, the highest positions are occupied by Dubai (75) and Port Louis (82) in Mauritius. They are Abu Dhabi (83), Cape Town (86) and Tunisia (94) along with Victoria in the Seychelles (95), Johannesburg (96) and Muscat in Oman (100), which are the only cities of the area within of the 100 first. Baghdad is in the post 221 and is the city with worse quality of life.
In the Asia-Pacific, Auckland (4) maintains its position as the city with better quality of life in the area. Sydney remains in tenth place, at 12 Wellington, Melbourne and Perth in 18 to 21.
Singapore continues to be the Asian city with the best quality of life in 28th place, followed by the Japanese cities of Tokyo (40), Kobe and Yokohama (both in the post 41), Osaka (51) and Nagoya (57). The cities with lower quality of life of the region include Dhaka in Bangladesh (206) and Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan (209) and Dushanbe in Tajikistan (210).
This year’s competition also identifies ecological cities and Madrid and Barcelona together hold the post 57 in this section. Calgary leads the ranking, followed by Honolulu and Helsinki and Ottawa, both in third place.
Wellington ranked fifth, followed by Minneapolis, Adelaide and Copenhagen, while Kobe, Oslo and Stockholm shared ninth place. The capital of Haiti, Port au Prince, is located in the bottom of this table.