For the seventh year in a row, Melbourne ranked first on The Economist’s list of the most livable cities in the world. The capital city received perfect scores for education, infrastructure, and healthcare in the yearly report. All five major Australian capitals made the top 20 on the list. Melbourne’s main competitor, Sydney, ranked eleventh for the second year in a row. If you are considering relocating to Australia, contact Australia Immigration Professionals for information on the immigration process.

The cities in the top ten remain unchanged from last year. Adelaide placed fifth, for the sixth year in a row, and Perth came in seventh. The other seven global cities in the top ten included Vienna, Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Auckland, Helsinki and Hamburg. Brisbane stayed at number 16 in the ranking.


The survey editor for The Economists, Jon Copestake, admits Melbournians will take pride in being at the top seven years in a row. He does say it is worth noticing how tight the numbers are at the top of the ranking. Daniel Andrews, Victorian Premier, was proud of the number one ranking for Melbourne.

“This is a win for all Victorians, who contribute so much to making Melbourne the best place to live in the world.” To enjoy the beauty and joy of living in the top most livable city, reach out to Australia Immigration Professionals. They will help make your journey a smooth one.

Melbourne ranked number one with 97.5 out of 100 points. Vienna came in close behind with a score of 97.4, Vancouver with 97.3, and Toronto with 97.2. Australia Immigration Professionals will provide help for you and your family to find a way to live and work in Australia.

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