Global liveability report – Vancouver remains top
Vancouver (Canada), with a score of 98%, still remains at the top of the ranking, with only petty crime presenting any difficulties for the city. The city benefits from an excellent infrastructure and, as host to the 2010 winter Olympics and Paralympics, has a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. These advantages are shared with a number of other cities in the survey. Vancouver is only 0.1 percentage points ahead of Vienna (Austria) in second place. Only 2.3 percentage points separate the top ten cities and 64 of the 140 cities surveyed score more than 80% which puts them in the very top tier of liveability.