Quality of Living City Rankings

Western European cities dominate the top of our 2017 Quality of Living rankings, with Vienna remaining in the No. 1 spot for the 8th year in a row. City infrastructure plays an important role when multinationals decide where to establish locations and was ranked separately this year. Singapore tops the list for infrastructure.

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Top 10 and Bottom 10 Cities

Mercer 2017 Quality of Living Top 10 and Bottom 10 Cities

Top 5 by Region

Mercer 2017 Quality of Living Rankings - Top 5 by Region

Infrastructure Rankings

Mercer 2017 Quality of Living Rankings - Infrastructure

Quality of Living Data Mercer is the leading provider of data on quality of living for organizations that need to move skilled professionals around the world. Ongoing research on the practicalities of daily life for these expatriate employees and their families forms the basis of our annual ranking of the quality of living in many prevalent assignment locations.

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Press Release Learn more about the trends and highlights in this year's ranking, plus comments from Mercer's mobility experts.

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