G’day mate! Sydney, Australia’s largest city is also the happiest! This is according to the waste management company Veolia who conducted a global survey of urban lifestyle trends in 14 cities and interviewed 8500 people. Included in the roster are residents from Alexandria in Egypt, Beijing, Berlin, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Lyons (France), Mexico City, New York, Paris, Shanghai, Sydney, Prague and Tokyo.
630 people were interviewed in this city famous for its opera house. Sydney residents said their city is pleasant, clean and charming place to live in. They are also satisfied with the living conditions, housing and area.
“In particular, they appreciate the cultural and leisure activities the city offers, the diversity of the people, and have an above average opinion of the city’s safety and cleanness.”
“The harbor city was ranked among the top three of the world’s “easy to live” cities, praised for low levels of population density and closeness to nature, with residents
reporting they are optimistic and not very stressed. Meanwhile, Chicago and Los Angeles were the other two cities ranked in the top three “easy to live” cities.”
“The survey also found respondents associated Sydney with the word “happiness”.