Canada & Australia dominate world’s ‘Most Livable Cities’ in 2016

It’s not so much the cat being let out of the bag but yet another strong indicator that it’s no fluke that so many Irish people continue to relocate to Canada and Australia. Published annually, The Economist have just released their 2016 Global Livability Ranking which pulls together the Top 10 Best Cities to live in based on five key metrics – stability, stability, healthcare, education, infrastructure and culture and environment.

Published annually, The Economist have just released their 2016 Global Liveability Ranking which pulls together the Top 10 Best Cities to live in based on five key metrics – stability, stability, healthcare, education, infrastructure and culture and environment.

With growing threats of terrorism within Europe and Asia and increasingly volatile weather conditions globally, favourability towards Canada, Australia and New Zealand as a semi-permanent home continues to grow. The younger Irish population finds itself in the most envious position of attainable Working Holiday  Visas to each and with the interest in Australia particularly peaking as they enter their summer, now could be the time to seriously consider the move.

Here’s the full Top 10 Most Liveable Cities in 2016 below. could you see yourself living in any of these into 2017? We certainly could…

10. Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg, Germany

9. Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland

8. Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand

7. Perth, Australia

Perth Skyline and Beach

=5. Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide, Australia

=5. Calgary, Canada

Calgary, Canada

4. Toronto, Canada

Toronto, Canada

3. Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver at night, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2. Vienna, Austria

Vienna, Austria

1. Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne, Australia

Looking for the full 2016 Report? Click here.

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