Toronto ranks in the top 5 of the most livable cities in the world according to the Economist Intelligence Unit. Cities are rated across five categories; stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure. In each of the categories, cities are given a score between 1 and 100, where 1 is considered intolerable and 100 is considered ideal. Once all category scores are compiled and weighted, an overall score is given between 1 and 100. Toronto received an overall score of 97.2. Toronto received high scores (100) in stability, healthcare and education. Toronto’s lowest score (89.33) was in infrastructure. Since 2011, Toronto has placed 4th on the Economist’s Livability Survey.
Ranking City
1 Melbourne, Australia
2 Vienna, Austria
3 Vancouver, Canada
4 Toronto, Canada
5 Calgary, Canada
6 Adelaide, Australia
7 Perth, Australia
8 Auckland, New Zealand
9 Helsinki, Finland
10 Hamburg, Germany