The 2015 Global Livability Ranking shows Melbourne, Australia as the most "livable" city in the world. It's the fifth year in a row that Melbourne has held the title, according to The Huffington Post. So if you've been thinking about moving, now you know where to go.
More than 140 cities were ranked based on 30 different factors, which include everything from healthcare to local food and drink. Melbourne scored 97.5 out of 100 to achieve near perfection. Calgary, Toronto and Vienna also topped the list of livable cities. No U.S. cities are in the top five. Seven of the top 10 cities are in Australia and Canada, according to ABC News. The least five livable cities in the world, according to the ranking, include Damascus, Syria and Tripoli, Libya.
The world's biggest cities didn't fare so well on the list of livability. Tokyo, Japan appeared on the list at number 15. Paris, France showed up at 29 and London, England was number 53 on the list. New York, New York was rated at number 55 for livability. The report explained how the rankings were determined. "Protests over matters like police brutality, democracy and austerity have also raised the threat of civil unrest in many countries, notably the U.S.," the report said, according to Yahoo! News.