Wuxi ranked 8th among China's most livable cities in 2014, according to an annual report by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
The top 10 cities on the list were Zhuhai, Hong Kong, Haikou, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Sanya, Zhoushan, Wuxi, Hangzhou and Suzhou – located mainly in the Pearl River Delta, Yangtze River Delta and Hainan province.
The report shows that eastern coastal cities have definite advantages. Jiangsu province has 10 cities among the top 100 most livable cities, ranking second after Zhejiang province.
The ranking mainly depends on population, social environment, ecology, living conditions and public facilities.