Top 20 cities in the World to Live in

The Millennial Generation wants the best for every little thing. Do you think they would compromise on the city they live in? These days it is all about doing the best, being the best and living the best. They believe in smart work rather than hard work. So with all these ideologies, they will even want to work in the best city. So here are the Top 20 cities in the world to live in. Usually I start with the last first and create suspense till the very end. But let’s play the millennial way by listing the best city first.



  1. Vienna, Austria



Vienna yet again tops the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in. This is the 8th time in a row that Vienna is topping the list. This clearly means that the capital of Austria is good in literally all the aspects that are considered in making it a good city right from employment to politics to education and more. It is well known for its infrastructure and artistic legacy as well.



  1. Zurich, Switzerland



Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and also is the global centre for banking and finance. Being good in the economic aspect, the city automatically starts to flourish in others as well. This city is also well known amongst tourist and makes it to the 2nd position in the top 20 cities in the world to live in.



  1. Auckland, New Zealand



Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and is largest Polynesian city in the world. This is the hub for export and import as it is around two harbours. Auckland has a well balanced life and makes it 3rd on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in and the top city to live in the Pacific Region.



  1. Munich, Germany



Home to many German Traditions and the power house of Germany, Munich makes it 5th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in and third best city to live in the Western Europe Region.



  1. Vancouver, Canada



Home to west coast seaport, Vancouver is the most ethnically diverse cities in British Columbia. Vancouver makes it 5th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in and the top city to live in the North American Region.



  1. Dusseldorf, Germany



Dusseldorf is divided by the Rhine River and this one side is called the Old Town which is famous for the art and the modern commercial side on the other side which is known for the fashion industry. This city makes it to the 6th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in.



  1. Frankfurt, Germany



If you want to work in a brilliant company with the best work environment then Frankfurt is the right place to be. Frankfurt makes it 7th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in and second best in the world for the infrastructure rankings.



  1. Geneva, Switzerland



Geneva is the global hub for diplomacy and banking and is the second most populous city in Switzerland. Geneva makes it 8th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in.



  1. Copenhagen, Denmark



Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital is one of the most beautiful cities to live in. It is home to the crown jewels. Copenhagen makes it 9th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in.



  1. Basel, Switzerland



Basel is located at the border of Germany, France and Switzerland and is one of the smallest cities. With limited population, they have a strong economy. Basel makes it 10th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in.



  1. Sydney, Australia



One of the finance centres of the world, Sydney contributes majorly to the country’s economy. Sydney makes it 11th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in.



  1. Amsterdam, Netherlands



Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With a high standard of living, this city has opened its door for more employment opportunities. It is also known as one of the financial centres of the country. Amsterdam makes it at 12th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in.



  1. Berlin, Germany



Berlin, the capital of Germany is one the most visited city by tourist. The tourism of this city is at par excellence. Also, this city offers excellent opportunities both at personal and professional level. Berlin makes it at 13th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in.



  1. Bern, Switzerland



Bern is in the heart of Switzerland is considered as a Gateway to the Alps. This capital city of Switzerland is considered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is also considered as one of the safest cities in the world to live in and makes it at 14th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in.



  1. Wellington, New Zealand



New Zealand being a small country, Wellington makes it as the second populous city. This Political Centre of New Zealand makes it 15th on the list of the top 20 cities in the world to live in.



  1. Melbourne, Australia



Melbourne, the capital of Australia is well known for its breathtaking coastline, natural springs, arts and wineries. Melbourne is also excellent in health care industry and research and development. This city makes it to the 16th position on the list of top 20 cities in the world to live.



  1. Toronto, Canada



Toronto is called the finance capital of Canada. This city with a beautiful skyline is totally recognized by people around the Globe because of the famous CN Tower. This city makes it to the 17th position on the list of top 20 cities in the world to live.



  1. Ottawa, Canada



Ottawa is one of the most beautiful cities in Canada. There is no prize for guessing that this city is considered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This city makes it to the 18th position on the list of top 20 cities in the world to live.



  1. Hamburg, Germany



Hamburg, the second largest city in the world is home to a major port in northern Germany. The port is connected to the North Sea by the Elbe River. Home to the second oldest bank in the world, this city makes it to the 19th position on the list of top 20 cities in the world to live.



  1. Stockholm, Sweden



Stockholm, the capital of Sweden is a city with rich culture and architecture and is a blend of old town and modern town. This place has the best of music, heritage, fashion, technology and more and this 14 island city makes it to the 20th position on the list of top 20 cities in the world to live.

Mentioned below is the info graphics of the Top Five Cities in every region.

These cities are ranked by Mercer after evaluating the cities on the quality of living based on factors like Political and social environment, Socio-cultural environment, Economic environment, Natural environment, Housing, Medical and health considerations, Housing, Consumer goods, Schools and education, Recreation, and Public services and transportation. So which is the city that you want to live in?

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