Dominance on the Most Livable Cities

Why do cities in Australia and Canada consistently dominate livability ratings?

The former British Territories account for 7 out of the top 10 livable cities, with three Canadian spots and four Australian cities; New Zealand also has the tenth place.

John Copstake believes it is because "mid-sized cities in developed countries with relatively low population densities tend to score well by having all the cultural and infrastructural benefits on offer with fewer problems related to crime or congestion."

Full Story: Why Do Australia and Canada Have the Most Livable Cities?

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