Perth 8th Most Livable City in the World

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Perth is the World’s 8th Most Livable City in 2015

According to the EIU annual most livable city index, Perth has risen one place to become the world’s 8th Most Livable City.

Perth has jumped from 9th spot in 2014 to 8th in 2015 as one of the world’s most livable places to call home, scoring 95.9 percent positive rating as judged by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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Ahead of Perth is Melbourne – in top spot for the 5th year in a row, while Adelaide sneaks into the top 5.

The five most livable cities in the world are:

1. Melbourne, Australia
2. Vienna, Austria
3. Vancouver, Canada
4. Toronto, Canada
5. Adelaide, Australia
6. Calgary, Canada
7. Sydney, Australia
8. Perth, Australia
9. Auckland, New Zealand
10. Helsinki, Finland

Sydney is the seventh most livable city in the world, with Brisbane down at number 18.

Every city reviewed by the EUI is assigned a rating of relative comfort for over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors across five broad categories: stability; healthcare; culture and environment; education; and infrastructure.

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Perth has been in the top ten of the EUI most livable city ranking since the early 2000’s

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Singapore based Economist Simon Baptist, who led the 2015 EIU index ranking report, told Tweet Perth that two areas Perth could improve as a city were culture and the environment.

“Perth is already at 98.5% of Melbourne score so it’s hart do get higher,” Baptist told us on Twitter.

“Perth could do better in culture in environment” to climb higher.

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