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Calgary – 5th Best City to Live in the World

Calgary Rated 5th Best City to Live in the World!

5th Best City to Live In the World

For 3 consecutive years, 2010, 2011 and 2012 the Economist livability survey has put Calgary, Alberta Canada as the 5th best city to live in the world.

The survey looks at 30 factors including education, personal safety, stability, health care, culture, environment and infrastructure. Interesting to note that 6 of the top 10 cities are in Canada or Australia including 3 of the top 5 being Canadian.

“Mid-sized cities in developed countries with relatively low population densities tend to score well by having all the cultural and infrastructural benefits on offer with fewer problems related to crime or congestion,” stated by Jon Copestake, editor of the report.

As for the rest of the world, or the top 5 I should say – you better watch out because Calgary, Alberta, Canada is coming for you! Here are the top 10 cities from the Economist’s Livability Survey from the year 2010, 2011 and 2012.

2010 Top 10 Cities…Calgary Elevation and Sunshine

  1. Vancouver, Canada
  2. Melbourne, Australia
  3. Vienna, Austria
  4. Toronto, Canada
  5. Calgary, Canada
  6. Helsinki, Finland
  7. Sydney, Australia
  8. Perth, Australia
  9.  Adelaide, Australia
  10.  Auckland, New Zealand

2011 Top 10 CitiesCalgary population and tax

  1. Vancouver, Canada
  2. Melbourne, Australia
  3. Vienna, Austria
  4. Toronto, Canada
  5. Calgary, Canada
  6. Helsinki, Finland
  7. Sydney, Australia
  8. Perth, Australia (equal)
  9. Adelaide, Austrailia (equal)
  10. Auckland, New Zealand

2012 Top 10 Cities Calgary statistics

  1. Melbourne, Australia
  2. Vienna, Austria
  3. Vancouver, Canada
  4. Toronto, Canada
  5. Calgary, Canada (equal)
  6. Adelaide, Australia (equal)
  7. Sydney, Australia
  8. Helsinki, Finland
  9. Perth, Australia
  10. Auckland, New Zealand

Calgary, Alberta

It is truly an amazing privilege to live here in Calgary. I was born and raised in this wonderful city and am thankful for it. If you are a motivated individual who is looking for an opportunity, then Calgary is a place for you! If you aren’t convinced, here are a few articles that might inspire you to consider relocating here! Thanks for stopping by. We hope to see you in Calgary sooner than later!

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