Posted by: African Manager

Tunis has topped Maghreb cities in Mercer’s Quality of Living Ranking published on March 20.

It came in 114th position worldwide ahead of Rabat (117th) and Casablanca (124th).

Vienna tops the ranking for the 9th year running and is followed by Zurich (2), Auckland and Munich in joint 3rd place. In 5th place Vancouver completes the top five and is the highest ranking city in North America.

Singapore (25) and Montevideo (77) are the highest ranking cities in Asia and Latin America respectively.

Mercer’s authoritative survey is one of the world’s most comprehensive and is conducted annually to enable multinational companies and other organizations to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments.

In addition to valuable data on relative quality of living, Mercer’s surveys provide hardship premium recommendations for more than 450 cities throughout the world; this year’s ranking includes 231 of these cities, the firm said on its website.