There are four Romanian cities in the Quality of Life Index 2019 published by global database Numbeo, and Cluj-Napoca is the best ranked. Meanwhile, the capital Bucharest is on the 168th place, out of 226 entries, being the worst ranked Romanian city, Adevarul reported.
The four Romanian cities included in the index are Cluj-Napoca – at number 106, with an overall quality of life index of 155.06, Timisoara – at number 126, with a quality of life index of 144.87, Iasi – 143rd, with an index of 134.81, and Bucharest – 168th, with a quality of life index of 120.77, according to Romania-Insider.com.
The Quality of Life Index takes into account several categories, namely purchasing power, safety, healthcare, cost of living, property price to income ratio, traffic commute time, pollution, and climate.
Canberra in Australia tops the ranking with a quality of life index of 224.30, followed by Eindhoven in the Netherlands, Raleigh, NC in the United States, Adelaide in Australia, and Zurich in Switzerland. On the other hand, Beijing in China, Dhaka in Bangladesh, Lagos in Nigeria, and Caracas in Venezuela occupy the last places.
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