For the sixth year running, The Economists Intelligence Unit (EIU) annual Global Livability Ranking has announced Adelaide as the 5th most liveable city. All five of Australia's major cities made the top 20, with Melbourne coming in 1st, Perth 7th, Sydney 11th and Brisbane 16th. The EIU scrutinise 140 cities globally, considering five broad categories. Stability, Healthcare, Culture & Environment, Education and Infrastructure. Adelaide ranks highly in all five categories, with its largest strength being Healthcare (100/100) and Education (100/100). With its world class festivals, stable democratic government, globally recognised education providers and leading-edge biomedical precinct, Adelaide continues to possess and strengthen the qualities that create a hospitable and attractive environment to reside.