New York city has been named as the top city for youth, revealed a survey conducted of over 10,000 people. It grabbed the top spot in the world's top 55 cities for youth list followed by London and Berlin. San Francisco, Paris, Toronto grabbed the next three spots. San Francisco has also been ranked highest for environment and entrepreneurship.
Sonja Miokovic, co-founder of Youthful Cities, said, "Half of the world's population is under 30 years old and half now live in cities and youth and cities especially the largest ones will together shape the future of the planet. This index creates a wealth of comparable knowledge based on what is important to youth and this understanding is critical for city leaders and urban designers committed to making smarter choices that attract and enable young people to fulfill their ambitions."
The cities were judged on the basis of factors such as environment, safety, affordability, diversity and employment.