Living in Australia’s Cities

Australian cities rank amongst the world’s top cities for overall quality of living. Research based on an evaluation of quality of life indicators including economic, social, political, and environmental factors, plus an assessment of safety, health, education, and transport.

– In 2008, Mercer’s analysis based on an evaluation of thirty nine factors ranked Sydney tenth in the world, and Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide make the top twenty

– in 2005, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) survey ranked Melbourne second in the world after Vancouver. Perth was fifth.

– In 2004, The EIU survey ranked Melbourne as the world’s top city to live in, with Perth fourth and Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney equal sixth

– In 2002, Melbourne topped the list with Vancouver. Perth was third.

Oz is the most urban country in the world as close to ninety percent of its citizens live in the cities which are mainly located along the coast. Canberra is located near a large lake.

The buildings are mainly private houses that are built in English style. Modern skyscrapers can usually be found in the city centers.
Australia is rated as the third country in the world in terms of quality of life, according to a report of the United Nations that was released in July 2004. Australian cities are permanently rated high for their quality of life, which is far higher than in most of the world, according to the Economist magazine.