Melbourne has beat us out for the third consecutive year, according to a private company commissioned by The Economist to determine the top ten world's most liveable cities in 2013.
Vancouver comes in at number three with Vienna ranked second.
For nearly a decade Vancouver topped the survey since 2002 and remains the top Canadian city, however, Calgary and Tonronto are on our heels.
The annual survey ranks the living conditions of cities around the globe based on stability, health care, culture, education and infrastructure..
In 2008 Vancouver ranked 4th in the world, according to Mercer
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