Copenhagen, Denmark. Copenhagen is on the top of the cleanest cities in the world, according to a study conducted by The Economist. This Scandinavian capital has been voted “most liveable” for four years in a row.
The cleanest country in the world is Denmark as per the Environmental Performance Index (EPI). Its EPI value is at 82.5.
Long Beach, California, which was named the cleanest city in America.
Melbourne has clean air quality and doesn't suffer from high levels of air pollution that are common to other major cities around the world. Skies are clear on most days in Melbourne (apart from the odd cloud).
The cleanest air in the world is in Zurich. The pollution status is determined on the basis of average levels of PM2. 5 measured over a period of 12 months. And this Swiss city obtained an annual value of 0.51 µg / m3, which makes it the lowest in the world.
1. Sydney, NSW. It turns out the most populous city in Australia is also the healthiest. So much so, that Sydney ranked highest in 7 out of 9 wellness factors.
Melbourne is considered by some to be the best city to live in Australia, and has even been ranked as the world's most livable city more than once. It's home to a thriving live music scene, late-night bars and laneways dotted with cafés and coffee shops.
1. Adelaide. Adelaide is often described as Australia's most underrated and beautiful city, and it is not hard to see why once you have visited this gorgeous place. It is a cultural hub, home to an excellent dining culture, several museums and art galleries, as well as gorgeous scenery wherever you look.
Australia topped the list as the least polluted country in the world, with 7 cities in the top 25. Of the 25 least polluted cities in the world with the best air quality, Nordic countries (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Estonia) dominated the rankings with some of the cleanest air in the world in 2022.
Australia, Spain, and Belgium round out the top 15 cleanest countries with 74.9, 74.3, and 77.38 EPI scores respectively. From no. 27, the United States, meanwhile, moves up three notches to the 24th spot in the 2022 rankings with a 69.3 EPI score.
Finland ranks first in the world for Environmental Health (99.3) and Air Quality (98.8), as well as achieving perfect 100s for Sanitation & Drinking Water and Heavy Metals Exposure.
Canberra is the happiest capital of Australia, according to research.
Melbourne has had an impressive 2022. One of its neighbourhoods was named the coolest in Australia.
Queensland claimed the title of the country's happiest state. Savings aspirations among Australians remain very high, with the number of people trying to save rising to 76% overall (73% in Q2), and to 96% among 18 to 29-year-old women. Pets continue to be the biggest contributor to a person's wellbeing.
The city of Perth has the best weather/climate in Australia. The city enjoys a temperate Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summers and mild but wet winters. Perth is also the sunniest capital city in Australia and is considered one of the hottest experiencing over 250+ days of sunny blue skies.
Beachside suburbs like Coogee and Bondi come out on top for liveability. Close enough to the city centre while existing in their own bubble, these coastal hotspots offer exquisite views and a space to breathe away from the commotion. For trendy inner-city living, try Paddington and Potts Point.
Tired of the pollution in Australia's big cities? The world's cleanest air is just across the Bass Strait. It's in North-Western Tasmania on the Cape Grim Peninsula where you can find the cleanest air on the planet, according to a measuring station on the cape.
Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world, monitored by the Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station. The lack of pollution is due to the position of Tasmania in the Southern Ocean, far from other landmasses.
Switzerland. If you've ever been to Switzerland, it probably won't surprise you that the alpine nation is home to some of the world's cleanest tap water.
There is no need to filter your drinking water. Melbourne has some of the highest-quality drinking water in the world, and our water tastes great from the tap.