Munich for Expats- one of the most livable cities in the world
Munich is one of the most livable cities in the world and provides the highest quality of living in Germany. It has been rated Top 10 various times. Monocle has rated Munich as the most livable city in 2018, at Mercers quality of living index, Munich is No 2 in the world.
But why is the quality of life and work-life balance so highly rated? And why do expats love to live in Munich ?
Well, above all, there are jobs in Munich. Over the past decade Munich's population has increased from about 1,3 Million people to over 1,5 Million. It is the 3rd largest city in Germany with many global acting companies like BMW or Siemens. Bavaria is the richest state in Germany, with lowest unemployment rates, attractive job opportunities and a thriving economy. Consequently, Munich has become Germanys most admirable city to live. Furthermore Munich sparkles with a variety of possibilities for leisure activities - numerous parks and greens in the city for relaxing, walking, picnicking at the Isar recreational area, hiking in the summer and skiing in winter in the Alps, weekend trips to the picturesque lakes like Ammersee, Starnberger See, Spitzingsee - just to name a few. This attracts young people and Start-ups from around the globe.
In addition to that, Munich offers many international schools and kindergardens, an exceptionally great infrastructure and an exemplary health care system. According to medbell it has been ranked number 6 of the best hospital cities in the world.
However, the property market has been tense in Munich for years. Cost of living including the rental cost is enormously high and it can be challenging to find a suitable flat or house.