Luxembourg City among the top 20 most liveable cities in the world

14 July 2022

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Luxembourg: third most attractive city worldwide

Luxembourg ranked 17th out of 173 cities in the Economist’s 2022 Global Liveability Ranking

Each year, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) releases its much-anticipated liveability index for cities around the world. The index is based off 30 factors across five areas: stability, healthcare, education, culture and the environment, and infrastructure.

This year’s index was marked by the rollback of COVID-19 restrictions which allowed the liveability ranking to return to a pre-pandemic resemblance.

Access the summary of the Global Liveability Index 2022

Luxembourg’s rise in rankings

Luxembourg City’s ranking has improved well over the past years. Six years ago (2016) the city took the 25th position and since then, has been inching its way into the top 20.

Luxembourg City’s rank of 17th is a break into the top-20 most liveable cities in the world. Having achieved an overall score of 94 out of 100 possible points, the city scored well in stability, culture & environment and infrastructure.  Notably, Luxembourg scored a perfect 100 in healthcare.

Improving ‘Living Conditions’ in Luxembourg

Researchers in the Living Conditions department of the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) are studying scientifically high-level and socially relevant research.  Through their analysis they help to address new societal challenges on economic and social issues to contribute toward the construction of a knowledge-based society.  Some works include:

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