World’s most livable cities: Vienna climbs back to its No. 1 spot. These are the biggest decliners

No 10: Osaka, Japan and Melbourne, Australia

The Japanese city of Osaka ranked 10th due to continued high stability scores. Australia's Melbourne also shared the 10th position on the Global Liveable Index with Osaka due to its educational institutions and infrastructure.

No 9: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The capital city of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, has many tourist attractions such as the historic canals, the Van Gogh Museum, the Anne Frank House, the red-light district, and the Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam is filled with parks and open spaces in the city

No 8: Toronto, Canada

Toronto offers world-class healthcare facilities and a healthy lifestyle to its residents. It has countless parks, trails and public infrastructure spread all over the city

No 7: Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt is a centre for commerce, culture, education and tourism. It is home to many cultural and educational institutions and hosts the world’s largest book fair.

No 6: Geneva, Switzerland

Also known as the Peace Capital, Geneva of Switzerland is an important financial hub in the world and a centre for international diplomacy. It is also home to organisations like the United Nations and the Red Cross among others

No 5: Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver, located in British Columbia, Canada, is one of the cleanest cities in the world. It has excellent environmental sustainability, design, education infrastructure and affordability that push it high in the rankings of liveability.

No 4: Calgary, Canada

Calgary boasts a glorious skyline at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains and is home to world class libraries and basic infrastructure. These make a difference in its international profile and it ranks high on the list.

No 3: Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland, has the world’s biggest financial centres. The city is filled with  several modes of transportation and it scored high in work, housing, leisure, education and safety.

No 2: Copenhagen, Denmark

The Danish capital Copenhagen bagged the second spot in the list. The city has scored higher ranks on Global Liveability Index since many years because of factors such as excellent infrastructure,

No 1: Vienna, Austria

Vienna made a comeback as the world’s most liveable city in 2022. Good stability and infrastructure are the city’s main charms supported by good healthcare and plenty of opportunities for culture and entertainment.