World Rankings

2015 Toronto World Rankings

Toronto's Ranking    # of   Cities     ReportDescription
1 50 The Economist's Best Place to Live
Toronto was named the best place to live in the world by The Economist based on 6 of its indexes. 
1 10 The World's Most Livable Cities Toronto is the most livable city in the world according to Metropolis, an architecture and design publication. 
1 28 PwC's Building Better Cities Toronto tops PwC's list of best cities in Asia-Pacific to live and do business. 
1 35 Youth Economic Strategy Index Toronto is the best economy for young people according to a study done by The Economist Intelligence Unit and Citi Foundation. 
5 24 Scorecard on Prosperity Toronto fell from 3rd to 5th place in the annual Toronto Board of Trade's Scorecard on Prosperity. 
8 84 Global Financial Centres Index 18 Toronto rose to the top 10 of the world's most influential  financial centres. 
8 50 Safe Cities Index Toronto ranked 8th of 50 cities in a new urban safety report by The Economist Intelligence Unit. 
12 50 Sustainable Cities Index Toronto ranks 12th, the highest North American city, in the Sustainable Cities Index. 
13 75 QS Best Student Cities Toronto ties with Boston and Vancouver on the Best Student Cities ranking by Quacquarelli Symonds.
19 400 Times Higher Education World University Ranking Toronto is home to one of the world's top universities - the University of Toronto.
20+ 164 How Global is the Business of Retail? Toronto named "Hottest Retail Market in the Americas."

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