Economist study says Toronto is world’s best city to live in
The Economist is calling Toronto the best city to live in the world, according to a new “Safe Cities Index 2015.”
The rankings highlight Toronto’s overall economic performance across a number of factors, including: safety, livability, democracy, and global food security.
Toronto rated in the top 10 globally in every category, excluding one: cost of living. Toronto instead clocked in at a plunging 70th.
When it comes to safety, Toronto trails Tokyo, Singapore, Osaka, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Sydney and Zurich, but is still among the safest in the world. However, it did win safest in North America, with New York in second and San Francisco in third.
THE SAFE CITIES INDEX 2015
According to the report, these are the top ten cities in the world overall:
THE GLOBAL TOP 10
5. San Francisco
8. Washington, D.C.
And the bottom include:
45. Mexico City
48. Ho Chi Minh City
THE 10 SAFEST CITIES
- New York