For the ninth consecutive year Vienna tops the Mercer Quality of Living ranking! Since 20 years Mercer has been carrying out an annual study in order to assess the quality of life in 231 cities around the world. The survey compares the political, social and economic climate, medical care, education and infrastructural conditions such as public transportation, power and water supply. It also takes into consideration recreational offers such a restaurants, theaters, cinemas, sports facilities etc. The results of the study gave Vienna top marks and made it the most livable city in the world for the ninth time in a row. Please click here to see the whole ranking.
I was born here and never lived anywhere else, but I've travelled to several cities and I can confirm that Vienna is a really good place to live in, even if not all our buildings look like Schönbrunn Palace ;-)