1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to sidebar




Property News

Melbourne named world’s most liveable city

November 08, 2011

 

Four Australian cities have been named among the top ten of the world’s most livable cities, with Melbourne deemed the most live-able of them all, according to survey that assesses living conditions in 140 global cities.

 
According to the Economic Intelligence Unit’s new Global Livability Survey, Melbourne topped the biannual ranking of 140 cities with a score of 97.5 per cent, ahead of Vienna at 97.4 per cent. 
 
Melbourne overtook Vancouver - which slipped from the top spot to third with a score of 97.3 per cent - to be named the best city in the world to live.
 
Other Australian cities in the top 10 include Sydney in 6th place, and Perth and Adelaide at eighth and ninth respectively.
 
“Australia, with a low population density and relatively low crime rates, continues to supply some of the world’s most livable cities,” said survey editor Jon Copestake.
 
THE TOP 10
 

1.   Melbourne, Australia 

2.   Vienna, Austria 

3.   Vancouver, Canada 

4.   Toronto, Canada 

5.   Calgary, Canada 

6.   Sydney, Australia 

7.   Helsinki, Finland 

8.   Perth, Australia 

9.   Adelaide, Australia. 

10. Auckland, New Zealand

Latest Articles

Can’t wait to jump into your new rental but have you forgotten anything?

Securing a rental property involves a standard process. Follow the tips below to make sure ...
read more

How do you find the best growth spots?

Booming Boutiques When you’re buying an investment property, it’s easy to get sucked ...
read more

How to manage when your rental home is for sale

From the owner’s perspective, selling a property is incredibly difficult at the best of times ...
read more

Protect your homes from burglars this Christmas

As the congested highways and busy airports around Australia will prove later this month, the ...
read more

Upper end property on the move

A combination of improving company profits, stronger equity markets and larger dividend payouts has ...
read more

Are you seeking new tenants for the new year?

Often, property owners will have to make amendments to their rental investment in order to attract ...
read more