The Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) 2016 Global Liveability Ranking scores are in, and Vancouver has once again made the list of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world. Out of 140 cities, Melbourne, Australia ranked in first place with an overall score of 97.5 out of a possible 100 points. Close behind is the Austrian capital Vienna, with 97.4, followed by Vancouver with 97.3 — positions both cities also held in 2015. Rounding out the top 10 is Toronto, Adelaide, Calgary, Perth, Auckland, Helsinki and Hamburg, showing six of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world are in Australia and Canada.
Cities are ranked on five lifestyle categories, including stability, healthcare, culture & environment, education and infrastructure. Vancouver scored perfectly in three of the five categories: healthcare, culture & environment, and education.