Prospective Australian immigration aspirants will be interested to learn that Perth continues to remain attractive ahead of Sydney in the Global Livability Index. It was ranked at the 7th place with Sydney being ranked at the 11th place.
According to the ‘livability’ report of the Economist, each city is awarded a rating for relative comfort across 30 quantitative and qualitative factors. The five broad categories for the classification are infrastructure, education, environment and culture, healthcare and stability. Each factor s rated as undesirable, intolerable, uncomfortable, tolerable or acceptable.
The report of the Economist is a ready-reckoner for employers to decide on the extra pay scale for their overseas skilled professionals. It is used to advise appropriate percentage that should be given to the employees apart from their pay. This is if the employee needs to shift to the city with lower rankings in the livability index, as quoted by the Interstaff.
Perth has been considered to be a highly livable destination for Australian immigration of overseas professionals. It secured the ideal score of 100 for infrastructure, education, and healthcare and 95 for stability.
Lisa Scaffidi the Perth Lord Mayor said that the city was ideal for living, working, raising family or vacation. She said that changes brought about for the central city have accentuated the urban fabric of Perth. It is inclusive of economic activation and development.
After the revealing of the Vision 2029, people have begun to appreciate the infrastructure of the city, said the Mayor. This includes retail attractions, venues, and new streetscapes. As a result, the attitude has become positive, added Ms. Lisa. Perth is a global city with multi-ethnicity with more than 1/3rd of its residents born overseas.
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