New report ranks Calgary as the best Canadian city to move to

It’s official – Calgary has been ranked as the best city to move to in all of Canada.

A new report from ranked the best cities to move to globally, and five Canadian cities managed the cut: Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City and Vancouver.

Globally, Calgary was number 43, Toronto 56 and Montreal 65. Quebec City and Vancouver were further down the list, in 68th and 79th place respectively.

The factors that determined each city’s ranking on the list include average annual temperature and rainfall, number of green spaces and restaurants, average lifespan, average monthly salary and cost of living (excluding rent), average internet speed, and property price.

The analysis noted that the average monthly salary in Calgary is $ 4,003, while the monthly cost of living for a family of four is lower, at $ 3,392. The average property price per. month is $ 2,708.

The city boasts 3,398 restaurants and an average lifespan of 82 years.

Earlier this fall, Calgary topped the Compare the Markets list as the third best city in the world for a girls’ trip, and also ranked as the 17th most expensive city to rent property in Canada, according to Zumpers Canadian Rent Report.

If you are curious about moving out of Canada, the top three cities in the world are moving to Austin, Tokyo and Charleston, based on the report from

With files from Imaan Sheikh

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