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The 50 most livable cities in the world in 2018

Posted On: Aug 18, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The 50 most livable cities in the world in 2018

The Economist Intelligence Unit released its annual Global Livability Index, measuring the most livable cities in the world.
For the first time in eight years, Melbourne, Australia, did not finish in the No. 1 spot.
The cities were judged by metrics like crime rates, healthcare quality, infrastructure, and levels of corruption.
The US had several cities on the list, but none in the top 20.
When it comes to choosing a place to live, there are several factors to consider - climate, transportation options, and crime rates, to name a few.
Although it's hard to find a perfect match, a few select cities have the perfect combination of factors that make them the most livable in the world.
The Economist Intelligence Unit released its annual Global Livability Index , and for the first time in eight years, Melbourne, Australia, did not take the top spot on the list.
The Economist ranked 140 major cities by averaging the results of five metrics:
Stability , including the prevalence of petty and violent crime, the...

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