Copenhagen ranked no 1 as the most livable city

17 Jun 2013  -  Society and living

Since 2007, the lifestyle magazine Monocle has published its annual list of livable cities, named "The Most Livable Cities Index". It presents 25 top locations for quality of life. This year Copenhagen took the prize.

Important criteria in this survey are safety/crime, international connectivity, climate/sunshine, quality of architecture, public transportation, tolerance, environmental issues and access to nature, urban design, business conditions, pro-active policy developments and medical care.

In 2011 and 2012 Copenhagen was ranked no. 3.

1. Copenhagen
2. Melbourne
3. Helsinki
4. Tokyo
5. Vienna
6. Zürich
7. Stockholm
8. Munich
9. Sydney
10. Auckland
11. Hong Kong
12. Fukuoka
13. Kyoto
14. Paris
15. Singapore
16. Hamburg
17. Honolulu
18. Madrid
19. Vancouver
20. Berlin
21. Barcelona
22. Amsterdam
23. Portland
24. San Francisco
25. Düsseldorf

Read more about Monocle’s quality of life index here

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