Data Sources

The key data sources are derived from over 120 Indicators deemed to have the most pertinent effect on the health and wellbeing of a city.

  • Ability to Host Globally Recognised Sporting Events
  • Access to Education
  • Air Quality
  • Annual Growth Rate of GDP
  • Annual Overnight Tourist Numbers
  • Asset Distribution
  • Availability of Nursing & Midwifery Personnel
  • Average Commute Time
  • Average Length of Electrical Interruptions
  • Average Life Expectancy
  • Average Number of Electrical Interruptions
  • Award Winning Buildings
  • Basic City Internet Connection
  • Bedroom Overcrowding
  • Business Start-Up Time
  • Capability of Municipal High
  • Capacity Public Transport
  • Capability of Municipal Light Passenger Public Transport
  • Cause of Death by Infectious or Preventable
  • Conditions Cause of Death by Non-Communicable Disease
  • Censorship Child Mortality
  • City Cycleway Infrastructure
  • City Entertainment Reputation
  • City Green Space
  • City Homicide Rate
  • City Recycling Services
  • City Sporting and Event Facilities
  • City Transportation Fatalities
  • City Tree Canopy
  • City Universities Ranking
  • Cost of Living Credit Rating
  • Cross-Consideration Distinction
  • Current Account Balance
  • Debt Service Ratio
  • Distinction of City Transportation
  • Distinction of Innovation
  • Distinction of Municipal Architecture
  • Drug Related Death Rate
  • Electric Vehicle Market Share
  • Female Voter Participation
  • Food Insecurity
  • GDP Growth Rate per Employed Person
  • GINI Index
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Gross Domestic Production Distribution
  • Heritage and Historic City Buildings
  • High Quality City Internet Connection
  • Homelessness Rate
  • Hospital Capacity
  • Housing Affordability
  • ICT Service Exports
  • Incidence of Municipal Malnutrition in Children
  • Income Tax Rate
  • Inequality Index
  • International Attraction
  • International Recognition
  • International Trade Levels
  • Literacy Rate
  • Location of National Government
  • Long-Term Unemployment Rate
  • Median Household Income
  • Median National Income
  • Medicially Qualified Personnel
  • Mercer Liveability Scale
  • Mobile Phone Usage Rate
  • Mother's Mean Age at First Birth
  • Municipal 4G Penetration
  • Municipal Child Labour Rate
  • Municipal Energy Derived from Renewable Resources
  • Municipal Foreign Direct Investment
  • Municipal Gender Inequality
  • Municipal Government Support for Research and Development (R&D tax credit)
  • Municipal Openness to International Business
  • Municipal Population Density
  • Municipal Postgraduate Qualifications
  • Municipal Poverty Rate
  • Municipal Refuse Collection Services
  • Municipal Tourism Revenue
  • National Gender Inequality
  • National Level of Corruption
  • National Population Happiness
  • New Business Density
  • Number of Firefighters
  • Number of Fortune 500 Companies
  • Number of New Patents Issued
  • Number of Police Officers
  • Number of Public Art Galleries
  • Number of Tertiary Degrees
  • Obesity Rate
  • Overall Incidence of Rape
  • Percentage of City Population Living in Slums
  • Percentage of Population with Access to Electricity
  • Popularity of City Restaurants
  • Population Dependency Ratio
  • Population Fertility Rate
  • Population Savings Rate
  • Public Transport Usage
  • Public-Private Partnership Investment
  • Real Interest Rates
  • Risk of Exposure to Natural Disaster
  • Risk of Terrorism
  • Risk Premium
  • Student - Teacher Ratio in Primary Education
  • Suicide Mortality Rate
  • Survival Rate for Primary Level Education
  • Survival Rate for Secondary Level Education
  • Sustainable Access to Improved Sanitation
  • Sustainable Access to Improved Water Sources
  • Sustainable Access to Safely Managed Sanitation
  • Sustainable Access to Safely Managed Water Sources
  • Think Tank Prevalence
  • Total Municipal Spend on Research and Development
  • UNESCO Sites
  • Unrestricted Business Collaboration
  • Venture Capital Investment
  • Voter Participation
  • Wonders of the World
  • Youth Crime Rate
  • Youth Suicide Mortality Rate