The Chinese Academy of Sciences, the top academic institution of natural science in China, has recently released a report revealing the top 10 livable cities in the country.
Qingdao of Shandong Province took the crown while Kunming of Yunnan Province and Sanya of Hainan Province ranked No. 2 and No. 3, respectively.
Measuring 40 municipalities and cities, the report was based on 29 indicators in six categories including urban security, public service infrastructure, natural environment, social environment, transportation convenience and environmental health.
The respondents gave high scores for public service infrastructure whereas air pollution, noise pollution, parking problems and traffic jam were the main factors restraining the livability of Chinese cities.
The following are the top 10 livable Chinese cities.