Once again, the capital of Austria, Vienna is declared to be the first in quality of life on the traditional list of the cities made by the US company Mercer.
The list comprises 231 cities and eight year in a row, first place is taken by Vienna, while the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo takes 159th place. Of the cities in the region Zagreb occupies 98th place, Ljubljana is ranked 76th and Belgrade 138th place.
The study compares forty different factors such as political stability, infrastructure, health care, education, crime, culture, environment and other similar factors.
Zurich takes second place, Auckland third, Munich fourth, and Vancouver fifth place. Among the top 10 cities are Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Copenhagen and Basel. Global centers such as London, Paris, Tokyo and New York are not even among the top 30. Paris is ranked 38th, London 40th, New York 44th and Tokyo 47th
The five worst cities for living in are Khartoum (Sudan), Port au Prince (Haiti), Sana (Yemen), Bangui (Central African Republic) and Baghdad (Iraq), reports Index.hr.