The best cities in the world for Millennials

Furnished housing aggregator, Nestpick, have produced a ranking which compares 100 cities worldwide to discover which offer Millennials the best standards of living based on general characteristics of the generation. With their finger on the pulse of migration patterns of young professionals all over the world, Nestpick combined their industry knowledge with an intensive research project, examining the cities by 16 factors, including housing score, tolerance to immigration, equality and a ranking of nightlife options. The research is telling as to why Millennials are visiting and relocating to certain hubs, clarifying the unique appeals of each location.

“At Nestpick we’ve witnessed firsthand a clear pattern of migration among Millennials from all over the world to specific cities.” states Ömer Kücükdere Managing Director of Nestpick. “UNWTO data confirms that travellers among this generation choose these same cities for their leisure time, confirming a clear appeal of these cities over others for this group. We set out to better understand the factors which combine to create this phenomenon.”

Overall, the top ten most popular Millennial cities are revealed below.

For the Employment Ranking, Brugge, Belgium, scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Bangkok, Thailand scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For the Startup Score, San Franciso, USA scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Los Angeles, USA scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For the Tourism Score, Venice, Italy scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Bangkok, Thailand scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For the Housing Ranking, Athens, Greece scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Guadalajara, Mexico scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For the Transport Score, Oslo, Norway scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Paris, France scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For the Health Rank, French cities scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, along with Paris, France scoring highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

AMSTERDAM TOPPED THE RANKING, SCORING HIGH FOR ITS STRONG BUSINESS ECOSYSTEM, HIGH LEVELS OF OPENNESS AND RECREATION

For the Food Score, Brno, Czech Republic scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Medellin, Colombia scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For Internet Speed, Austin, USA scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Prague, Czech Republic scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For the Apple Rank, Geneva, Switzerland scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Cologne, Germany scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For Access to Contraception, English cities scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Chinese cities scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For Gender Equality, Helsinki, Finland scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Stockholm, Sweden scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For the Immigration Tolerance, Canadian cities Toronto and Montreal scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Irish cities Dublin and Cork scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For LGBT Friendliness, San Francisco, USA scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Amsterdam, Netherlands scored highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For the Nightscene Score, Graz, Austria scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Berlin, Germany and Paris, France scored joint highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For the Beer Score, Brno, Czech Republic scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Beijing, China scored joint highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

For the Festival Ranking, Brugge, Belgium scored highest for cities with under 1 million inner-city inhabitants, and Amsterdam, Netherlands scored joint highest for cities with a population of over 1 million.

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