Taipei, Taichung rank ahead of all Chinese cities in quality of living

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei and Taichung ranked higher than any city in China, including the tier one cities of Shanghai and Beijing, in Mercer's quality of living ranking released yesterday (March 20).

Mercer, the world's largest human resources consulting firm, yesterday released it's 20th annual "Quality of Living Ranking," with Vienna taking the top spot for the ninth year in a row, followed by Zurich (2), Auckland (3), Munich (4), Vancouver (5), Dusseldorf (6), Frankfurt (7), Geneva (8), Copenhagen (9) and Basel (10) rounding out the top ten.

In Asia, the top finisher was Singapore with a ranking of 25, while Taipei came in at 84 and Taichung was rated at 101. However, the Taiwanese cities finished ahead of all cities in China, with the closest finishers being Shanghai (103), Beijing (119), Chengdu ( 133) and Nanjing (140).

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Victoria Krisman
Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist and Communications Manager for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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