Malaga among 15 Spanish cities that offer best quality of life

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MALAGA has been included as one of the 15 Spanish cities with the best quality of life.

Malaga has optimal air quality, is the fourth sunniest city in Europe and is also considered by Forbes magazine as one of the best cities to live in; a claim that has been recently reinforced by a survey carried out by the Organisation of Consumers and Users (OCU).

According to the OCU, who surveyed almost 3,000 people in Spain’s most populated locations in 2021, Malaga can now boast to being one of the top cities in Spain to offer the best quality of life.

The survey questioned residents’ opinions on mobility, health and education services, public safety, the labour market, the cost of living, environmental care, pollution and urban cleanliness and compiled a list accordingly.

Malaga City with a population of 577,405, was considered one of the best places to live and work in Spain with praise going to the cost of living, environmental care, the climate, the abundance of leisure facilities and the digital infrastructures available.

Malaga, which occupies the sixth position on this list, is one of three Andalucian cities to make the top 15.

The OCU’s compelte list of the top 15 Spanish cities in terms of life quality is as follows:

  • Vigo
  • Zaragoza
  • Bilbao
  • Valladolid
  • Córdoba
  • Málaga
  • Valencia
  • Gijón
  • Alicante
  • Sevilla
  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • Murcia
  • Palma
  • Barcelona
  • Madrid


Cristina Hodgson

Half English, half Spanish animal person. Cristina loves writing about all things fitness, travel and culture, she is also a script writer and novelist. When she's not typing away, you can find her enjoying outdoor sports somewhere off the beaten track in Andalucia. If you have a story get in touch!

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