Singapore voted as world’s best place to live in: survey

Expatriates have voted Singapore as the best place to live in the world.

Singapore was rated tops for its excellent infrastructure and facilities.

Its cosmopolitan make-up, low crime rate, socio-political stability and favourable climate also make the country a very favourable location for foreigners.

The Location Ranking Survey, which was conducted by ECA International, compares living standards in 254 locations globally.

Respondents also chose ranked categories such as climate, air quality, health services, housing and utilities, isolation, social network and leisure facilities, infrastructure, personal safety and political tensions.

Other top locations were Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Canada.

The least favourable place in the world to live in is Baghdad, followed by Kabul and Karachi.

Source: Channel NewsAsia, 14 March 2007

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