Yerevan has better quality of life than Baku, Tbilisi – according to Mercer’s Quality of Living Survey 2019


he Armenian capital city of Yerevan has been ranked above the capitals of its neighboring countries in the Mercer Quality of Living Survey.

Mercer is the world’s largest human resources consulting firm headquartered in New York City.

Globally, Vienna tops the ranking for the 10th year running, closely followed by Zurich, the runner-up.

Yerevan is ranked 170th among 231 cities, in between Jilin (China) and Vientiane (Laos).

Georgia’s capital Tbilisi is 187th, while Azerbaijan’s Baku is 195th, in between Islamabad (Pakistan) and Phnom Penh (Cambodia).

Iran’s Tehran is 199th.

Below is the top ten.


1 Vienna Austria
2 Zürich Switzerland
3 Vancouver Canada
3 Munich Germany
3 Auckland New Zealand
6 Düsseldorf Germany
7 Frankfurt Germany
8 Copenhagan Denmark
9 Geneva Switzerland
10 Basel Switzerland