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Global Liveability Index 2023

Global Liveability Index 2023:

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) unveiled Global Liveability Index 2023.

Key highlights of the report:

  • Top cities to live: Vienna (Austria), Copenhagen (Denmark), Melbourne and Sydney (Australia)
  • Bottom 3 Liveable cities: Algiers (Algeria), Tripoli (Libya) and Damascus (Syria)
  • From Asia, Japan’s Osaka was ranked number 10 in the rankings.
  • The index rose last year to reach a 15-year high as the world recovered from the pandemic.
  • The average index score is now 76.2 out of 100, up from 73.2 a year ago.
  • Despite overall growth in the index score, stability saw a marginal decline.
  • Those in Western Europe, in particular, have slipped in rankings due to increased instances of workers’ strikes failing to “match gains” made by cities in Asia and the Middle East.
  • The cities which are plagued by ongoing civil unrest and military conflicts, amongst other issues, remained at the bottom of the list.

Global Liveability Index 2023:

  • The index quantifies the challenges presented to an individual’s lifestyle in 173 cities worldwide.
  • It was given considering five metrics: healthcare, culture, environment, education, and stability.
  • This ranking offers insights into the cities that excel in providing an exceptional quality of life.