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Helsinki again amongst top ten most liveable cities in the world

News   •   Aug 30, 2013 13:45 BST

Finland’s capital Helsinki has again been ranked amongst the top ten most liveable cities in the world. The report just published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) reveals that Helsinki has maintained its position as the 8th most liveable city in the world. 

The Australian city Melbourne maintained its top position third year in a row. Syrian capital Damascus was ranked as the least liveable city. EIU report surveyed a total of 140 cities under five categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure. 

Helsinki received overall rating of 96 out of 100, and it got full marks (100) for the healthcare and stability. City’s infrastructure received 96.4 points, education 91.7 points and culture & environment 90 points out of 100. 

The most liveable cities in the world 2013:
1. Melbourne (Australia)
2. Vienna (Austria)
3. Vancouver (Canada)
4. Toronto (Canada)
5. Calgary (Canada)
6. Adelaide (Australia)
7. Sydney (Australia)
8. Helsinki (Finland)
9. Perth (Australia)
10. Auckland (New Zealand) 

Source and further information: Good News from Finland, EIU