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Singapore ranked 53rd most liveable city while Vancouver retained top spot

In an annual survey by the The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), which compared 140 cities worldwide, Vancouver has again topped a list of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world. It is to note that seven of the top ten cities are in Canada and Australia. Auckland, New Zealand, ranked 10th. From the same survey, Singapore is ranked 53rd most liveable city.

No wonder countries like Canada, Australia and New Zealand remain the top destinations for migration.

Cities in Canada and Australia are most liveable in the world [via]
S'pore - 53rd most liveable [via]
Winter Olympics host, Vancouver, ranked world's most liveable city [via]

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