Good news for the residents and others of the Canadian city of Toronto! According to a research brought out by a well-known organization–which does a yearly review on world cities for the characteristics which make them most attractive to the people–for the current year of 2012, Toronto has been placed at the eight spot as the most liveable city across the entire globe.
A number of factors were taken into consideration to reach the conclusion with infrastructural facilities, educational facilities & its overall levels, environmental & cultural state, and healthcare facilities being just some of them.
Canada thoroughly ruled the chart, even as the Canadian cities of Calgary and Vancouver also found themselves rubbing shoulders with the other proud members of the elite group. These are the leading 10 most liveable cities, according to the research: Vancouver (Canada), Melbourne (Australia), Vienna, Toronto ((Canada)), Calgary ((Canada)), Helsinki (Finland), Sydney ((Australia)), Perth ((Australia)), Adelaide ((Australia)), and Auckland (New Zealand).
This year, some extra factors were covered –such as green cover, pollution levels, internationality, cultural properties, and urban cover. These noticeably alerted the manner in which positions were eventually determined and decided upon. The fresh scheme of ranking suggests Toronto fared well for its green cover, low pollution levels, and internationality. On the flip side, the city did not do very well for urban spread out and cultural richness, even as this was based on the total number of the World Heritage Sites of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) inside or around Toronto’s borders.
What went in Toronto’s favor?
The report suggests that cities which fare very well are usually mid-sized in richer nations with a comparatively low density of population even as the same, time and again, brings about a plethora of attractive recreational options, minus inviting high crime levels or overstrained road and rail network, and other significant components of infrastructure. At certain times, some businesses are known to employ the report to come to a decision on what is called a suffering allowance rate. This is basically an amount of additional money given to a worker, who could be shifted to a not too safe city.