Careers company used data from the European Commission and Numbeo to rank cities based on average rent prices, unemployment, salaries, cost of living, other graduates and sports and cultural facilities.

According to the research, Glasgow’s inhabitants are happier with their city’s sports and fitness facilities than in any other city.

In one survey, 39 per cent of respondents said they were ‘very satisfied’ with Glasgow’s facilities.

The city also ranks number two for local satisfaction with the arts life, thanks to venues like the Royal Concert Hall, Centre for Contemporary Arts, and the legendary King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut gig venue.

A total of 67 per cent of Glasgow’s graduates stay on to work in the city, according to an analysis by Centre for Cities, which is nearly the highest retention rate of any UK city.

Glasgow placed first, followed by Prague, Munich, Budapest and Stockholm.



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