According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, Toronto and Montreal are two of the best places to live in the world. The information was revealed as part of a new report called The Safe Cities Index 2015, which also includes an “index of indexes” that averages out the scores of six Economist rankings, including the new one.
Toronto ranked only 8th and Montreal 14th in the new Safe Cities Index, making them the highest overall when combined with the magazine’s livability rankings, business environment rankings, cost of living index, democracy index and food security index.
Cities that ranked higher than Toronto in The Safe Cities Index include Tokyo, Singapore, Osaka, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Sydney and Zurich.
Here are the top 10 best places to live, according to The Economist:
5. San Francisco
8. Washington, D.C.
Here are the bottom 10 best places to live, according to The Economist:
45. Mexico City
48. Ho Chi Minh City