This summary of the EIU's report assesses living conditions in 140 cities around the world. A rating of relative comfort for 30 indicators is assigned across five broad categories.
The results enable CFOs to compare the liveability and quality of life in various cities and recommends the quantum of hardship pay when relocating employees to these cities.
- Melbourne pips Vancouver as the most liveable city
- Euro-crisis and Arab Spring have an effect
- Harare (Zimbabwe) is the lowest-scoring city