Kovit-19 has shaken up the rankings of good cities to live in, with declining European cities and Australia, Japan or New Zealand leading the charge
Auckland ends on top of The Economist Weekly’s annual review, according to the 2021 edition published on Wednesday in Osaka, Adelaide (Australia), Tokyo and Wellington (New Zealand) in Japan. ).).
“Auckland has risen to the top of the rankings due to its successful approach to having Govt-19, which has helped keep the community open and better manage the city in terms of education, culture and environment, the study underscores.
Damascus in last place
On the contrary, “European cities performed particularly poorly in this year’s edition. Vienna, previously considered the best city between 2018 and 2020, has been relegated to 12th place.
The study noted that “most German and French cities have increased stress on hospital resources” and “restrictions on movements and meetings that limit cultural privilege”.
The most significant increase was recorded by Hawaii and Honolulu in the United States (14th place, +46 places). Damascus is a city where life is hard because of the civil war.