OREANDA-NEWS  The rating of the 226 best cities in the world for quality of life, compiled by the research service Numbeo, got five Russian cities: Nizhny Novgorod, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk. The first experts recognized the most comfortable life in Russia. In the General list of quality of life, according to experts, the bottom has overtaken Toronto (Canada), Brussels (Belgium), Madrid (Spain) and Los Angeles (USA), which follow him in the ranking.

The service ranked cities using a formula that took into account the index of purchasing power of residents (the higher, the better), the pollution index (the lower, the better), the ratio of housing prices and income of citizens, the subsistence minimum index (the lower, the better), the safety index, health care index, road traffic index (the lower, the better) and the climate index. So, the most comfortable for life in Numbeo recognized the Australian capital Canberra. It took the first place in the ranking: the overall quality of life index in this city was estimated at 224.3 points.

Nizhny Novgorod in the list rose to 109-th line. The quality of life index there, according to experts, 151.74. Toronto (151.16), Brussels (150.85), Madrid (150.74) and Los Angeles (150.65), according to experts, this Russian city is ahead of the index of safety, health, pollution (it is there below), as well as the time travel by transport. In addition, in the Lower, as it is believed in Numbeo, compared with the above cities, a more favorable ratio of housing prices to income of citizens.

Next to the bottom of the Russian cities in the ranking of the research service is St. Petersburg (182nd line). The index of quality of life there, according to experts, 111.59. Moscow experts believe less comfortable: its quality of life index-105.39. In the list of the Russian capital has bypassed, in particular, Kiev (104,51), Odessa (of 102.76), Kharkov (101,99) and Hong Kong (of 100.90).

In the top 200 most convenient cities in the world, experts also included Yekaterinburg (96.75). Experts placed Novosibirsk (90) on the 206th line of the rating. The list of Dhaka (Bangladesh, 60.46), Lagos (Nigeria, 51.31) and Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, is completed by Numbeo: experts put zero on the overall quality of life index.