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Last Updated: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 03:58 hrs

pVienna retains the top spot as the city with the world&rsquos best quality of living according to the Mercer 2012 Quality of Living Survey Zurich and Auckland follow in second and third places respectively Munich is in the fourth place followed by Vancouver in fifth Düsseldorf dropped one spot to sixth followed by Frankfurt 7th Geneva 8th Copenhagen 9th and Bern and Sydney at 10thppMercer conducts this survey annually to help multinational companies and other organisations compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments Mercer&rsquos Quality of Living reports provide valuable information and hardship premium recommendations for many cities throughout the world Mercer&rsquos Quality of Living index list covers 221 cities ranked against New York as the base cityppIn Asia Pacific cities in Australia and New Zealand rank higher &mdash Wellington 13 Melbourne 18 and Perth 21 The cities ranking lowest are Khartoum Sudan 217 N&rsquoDjamena Chad 218 Port-au-Prince Haiti 219p

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