As Covid-19 has made remote work more common, and many people are considering making a big move as they no longer need to stay in the city they’re employed in.

The Economist Intelligence Unit released their Global Livability Index last week complete with the best and worst 10 places to live, so keep these rankings in mind as you consider your next move.

Vienna, Austria, sits in the top slot, thanks to high rankings in culture, stability, health care, education and infrastructure. It was scored 98.6, 95, 83.3, 100 and 100, respectively, for an overall rating of 95.1/100.

The best places to live in the world were ranked as follows:

1. Vienna, Austria
2. Copenhagen, Denmark
3. Zurich, Switzerland
4. Calgary, Canada
5. Vancouver, Canada
6. Geneva, Switzerland
7. Frankfurt, Germany
8. Toronto, Canada
9. Amsterdam, Netherlands
10. Osaka, Japan and Melbourne, Australia (tie)

Cities to avoid living in all have social issues and safety concerns in common.

Damascus, Syria, came in as the worst city to live in. Damascus got a 20 grade in stability, 29.2 in health care, 40.5 in culture, 33.3 in education and a 32.1 in infrastructure.

The worst places in the world to live are listed below:

1. Damascus, Syria
2. Tehran, Iran
3. Douala, Cameroon
5. Harare, Zimbabwe
5. Dhaka, Bangladesh
6. Port Moresby, PNG
7. Karachi, Pakistan
8. Algiers, Algeria
9. Tripoli, Libya
10. Lagos, Nigeria

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