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Melbourne Named 'World's Most Livable City' For The 5th Year In A Row

Ready for a move? Make it Down Under.

Melbourne, Australia is the "most livable city in the world" for the fifth straight year, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2015 Global Livability Ranking.

The annual report ranked 140 cities on more than 30 factors including the prevalence of petty crime, the quality of healthcare and local food and drink. Melbourne -- a city known for its incredible coffee and rather endearing love of trees -- topped the list with a score of 97.5 out of 100 on the Intelligence Unit's scale.

Other top cities included Vienna, Vancouver and Toronto. "Most Livable Cities" tend to be mid-sized metros in wealthier countries with low population densities, the Intelligence Unit explains, because such cities are usually able to support recreational activities without incurring much crime or many infrastructure issues. And we have to say, Melbourne more than fits the bill.

Curious about what's good beyond the Aussie coast? Here are top 6 most livable cities for 2015, according to the Intelligence Unit. Visit the Economist for the rest of the list.

5. (tie) Calgary, Canada

5. (tie) Adelaide, Australia

4. Toronto, Canada

3. Vancouver, Canada

2. Vienna, Austria

1. Melbourne, Australia

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