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These Are the World’s Most Liveable Cities in 2022

Cities in Europe and Canada dominate the ranking in the post-Covid world.

Pedestrians walk down the Kohlmarkt shopping street in Vienna, Austria, on May 20, 2021. 

Pedestrians walk down the Kohlmarkt shopping street in Vienna, Austria, on May 20, 2021. 

Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Are you looking for a change of scenery, but still crave the buzz of city life? Do you have any idea where on Earth you could make a new home? You might want to start hunting in western Europe or Canada if the latest ranking of the world’s most liveable cities is any guide.

With Covid-19 fast becoming a fading memory in much of the world, the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index 2022 is looking a lot like it did in the pre-pandemic days.