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Positive thinking day - happy cities

13/09/2017

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Don't worry, be happy… today is 'Positive Thinking Day'.

To celebrate this upbeat day, Eurostat is publishing some data giving you the top three EU capital cities that score highly with their citizens in various respects.

How do you feel about your capital?

 

Most satisfied to live in this city:

1. Vilnius (98% of inhabitants)

2. Copenhagen and Stockholm (97%)

3. Luxembourg and Vienna (96%)

 

Most satisfied with the city's cleanliness:

1. Luxembourg (95%)

2. Vienna (90%)

3. Ljubljana (88%)

 

Most satisfied with health care services offered by doctors and hospitals:

1. Amsterdam (91%)

2. Brussels (89%)

3. Vienna (88%)

 

Most satisfied with the schools in the city:

1. Dublin (83%)

2. Lefkosia, Ljubljana and Helsinki (79%)

3. Luxembourg (78%)

 

Most satisfied with the city's public spaces such as markets, squares, pedestrian areas:

1. Luxembourg and Vienna (88%)

2. Stockholm (87%)

3. Ljubljana (86%)

 

Data come from the perception survey round, 2015. The source dataset containing more indicators is available here.