Leeds named in world's top 100 cities list - here's where it ranks compared to London, Beijing and New York

The rankings for the top 100 best cities in the world have been announced – and here’s where Leeds ranks.

Resonance Consultancy, a global advisor on tourism and economic development of cities and destinations, has revealed the top 100 cities in the world.

Many American, European and Asian cities made the list including New York, Berlin and Beijing. Leeds also made the list this year.

It produces these rankings annually, taking into account recommendations by locals and visitors in digital channels such as Tripadvisor, Google, Facebook and Instagram.

The firm also uses its own methodology to produce the rankings. It looks at liveability, the sustainable infrastructure available for communities to grow and loveability, social vibrancy which is believed to be a key driver of economic development by the firm.

It also assess prosperity, which is determined by the amount of equal growth and opportunities available in the city.

This methodology is applied to ‘global cities’, cities with metropolitan populations of more than one million. This is the ninth year Resonance Consultancy has released such rankings and this year, it analysed more than 270 cities.