With half of the population living in cities and many more looking to become urban dwellers every day, there is a voracious appetite for rankings to compare cities. Trying to understand which factors make a city more attractive to live than others starts with the simple task of sampling these rankings of the top cities around the world. While the overall trend is to migrate north, only a small fraction of the population will arrive on one of these cities, though.
cities with most twitter users – Dec 11, 2008
Tokyo – New York – San Francisco are among a list of 30 cities.
most facebook users per city – Dec 4, 2008
Montreal – Sydney – Toronto lead a partial survey.
2008 global cities index – Nov 17, 2008
New York – London – Paris are at the top of this collaboration between Foreign Policy, A.T. Kearney and The Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
2008 most liveable cities – Jul 24, 2008
Copenhagen – Munich – Tokyo are the most liveable cities in this index produced by Monocle magazine.
2008 hub culture’s zeitgeist – Jan 27, 2008
Los Angeles – Berlin – Mumbai are 3 out of 20 cities nominated by the Hub Culture team as the cities to be in 2008.
the economist on liveability – Aug 23, 2007
Vancouver – Melbourne – Vienna are at the top of the report produced by The Economist on liveability.
top digital cities – Jun 19, 2007
Seoul – Singapore – Tokyo lead the board as the top Tech capitals of the world.
big city – Feb 8, 2007
Tokyo – Mexico City – Mumbai are the largest cities in the world.