Auckland is the third best city in the world


Auckland has again been rated as the third best city in the world for quality of living.

It comes in an international survey by consultancy giant Mercer, which ranked 450 cities across the globe for the 2017 year.

Vienna took out the top spot for the eighth year in a row, followed by Zurich. Auckland shared its third place with Munich, Germany.

Wellington came in at 15th on the list, with Sydney being Australia’s top ranked city at 10th.

The top 10 cities for quality of living:

  1. Vienna, Austria
  2. Zurich, Switzerland
  3. Auckland, New Zealand
  4. Munich, Germany
  5. Vancouver, Canada
  6. Frankfurt, Germany
  7. Geneva, Switzerland
  8. Copenhagen, Denmark
  9. Basel, Switzerland
  10. Sydney, Australia

The bottom 10 cities for quality of living:

  1. Conakry, Guinea
  2. Kinshasa, DR Congo
  3. Brazzaville, Congo
  4. Damascus, Syria
  5. N’Djamena, Chad
  6. Khartoum, Sudan
  7. Port au Prince, Haiti
  8. Sana’a, Republic of Yemen
  9. Bangui, Central African Republic
  10. Baghdad, Iraq
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