What are the most attractive cities to live and work? London, Singapore, Toronto, Paris and Amsterdam, top the list of a consulting firm that included criteria as diverse as quality of life, dynamism and innovation.
Paris.- what are the most attractive cities to live and work? London, Singapore, Toronto, Paris and Amsterdam, top the list of a consulting firm that included criteria as diverse as quality of life, dynamism and innovation.
“Cities of opportunities”, annual report of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), condensed different priorities that one can consider when choosing the most interesting place in the world to live.
Its intention is to avoid-based – as other lists – criteria mutually exclusive as the cost or quality of life, access to technology or business opportunities.
The study is based on the postulate that”future cities”. “Not only are the place where people moved, but where move in particular young people,” said PwC.
For this reason, cities face demographic challenges that require complex answers–public and private–which the Studio intends to qualify, reported AFP.
In total, 30 cities integrate classification, including four from Latin America headed by city of Mexico in 23rd place, followed by Sao Paulo (25), Bogotá (26) and Rio de Janeiro (27).
In its seventh year, the PwC report to replace the British capital as the most attractive in the world, but clarifies the data to do it were gathered largely before the Brexit, the British decision to leave the European Union.
In London, “the most cosmopolitan city in the world”, “you breathe the nature of a modern city”, says President of PwC United States, Tim Ryan. “Other cities included in the study are fascinating in different ways, but each one reflects the importance both the urban challenges and their own potential.”
Other six European cities are among the top 20: Paris in fourth position, praised for the quality of life and its ‘resilience capacity’ to the economic difficulties of the European Union (EU) or the terrorist attacks, Amsterdam (5), Stockholm (7), Berlin (12), Madrid (18) and Milan (18).
New York went from being second in the list in the report prior to the world’s sixth largest. In the United States followed by San Francisco (8), Chicago (13) and Los Angeles (14).
Toronto, third most attractive in the world, is praised as a city “calm civility”.
Besides Singapore, among the 30 qualified cities there are nine Asian, including Hong Kong (9), Seoul (11) and Tokyo (15).
The study allows those who want to give priority to certain types of criteria considering them separately. London comes first in “intellectual capital and innovation”, “connections” and “economic environment”.
Singapore beats the rest of the world in technological access, transportation and infrastructure / facility for doing business.
Paris and New York share first place in section ‘demography and quality of life’ and Bombay as the cheapest of the 30.
Mexico becomes first by the number of taxis or the comfort of their temperatures, while Stockholm and Sydney is unrivalled for its quality of life environmental.