Australian and New Zealand cities were voted in the top ten of the world’s best cities for expatriates.
Mercer’s 2010 Quality of Living Survey included Auckland and Sydney in its top ten cities for the best standards of living, which includes factors such as access to expatriate healthcare services, housing and recreation.
Dusseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich all made it into the top ten, along with Vancouver and Vienna, which topped the poll.
Georgina Harley of human resources firm Mercer said New Zealand and Australian cities have maintained their positions, "cementing their place as favourable destinations for multinationals expanding or establishing a business within the Asia Pacific region".
Despite the global financial unease of the last 12 months, these cities have proven to be a good long-term option for expatriates seeking career opportunities overseas, she added.
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