Monterrey is crowned as the best city to live in MexicoBy Elliot Bullman
The Sultana del Norte surpassed Mexico´s capital in a world ranking.
If you are looking for a new city to live in Mexico that offers a better quality of life than you could find in any other, it is time to consider Monterrey.
According to the Quality of Life survey conducted by human resources consultant Mercer - this year in its nineteenth edition - the capital of Nuevo León is placed above Mexico City, within a ranking of 231 cities around of the world.
The Sultana del Norte is ranked 110th, while the capital, Mexico City, occupies 128.
In order to obtain the results, the consultant carried out surveys between September and November 2016, analysing 39 factors grouped into 10 categories, ranging from political and social environment, economic and socio-cultural environment, medical considerations, schools, public services and Transportation, entertainment, consumer goods, housing and the environment.
In addition, this year a joint ranking of urban infrastructure was carried out, which assesses the population's access to electricity, potable water, telephone and email, public transport, as well as vehicular traffic and supply on international flights.
Keep calm and love Monterrey
In this ranking, Monterrey was ranked 111 and Mexico City in 133.
On the overall count, the city with the best quality of life for eight consecutive years remains Vienna, Austria. With regard to North America, the best city is Vancouver, Canada, - ranked 5th.
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