Smart Cities Index

The Futurebase smart cities index monitors over 200 data points from transport, tourism and healthcare to rank cities with the best future prospects.

City Rankings

FutureRankCityPopulationHealthcareBusinessEnvironmentInternetAir Quality
1
Singapore
Singapore5.6m9.709.209.0010.007.00
2
London
London8.7m7.429.599.008.007.00
3
New York City, NY
New York City, NY8.6m8.159.307.009.009.00
4
Silicon Valley, CA
Silicon Valley, CA3.1m7.059.997.009.009.00
5
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA864.8k8.159.226.009.004.00
6
Tokyo
Tokyo13.6m
Megacity
9.509.826.009.007.00
7
Stockholm
Stockholm936k8.857.539.009.009.00
8
Sydney
Sydney5m8.408.818.006.009.00
9
Seoul
Seoul10.3m
Megacity
7.108.039.009.007.00
10
Hong Kong
Hong Kong7.2m2.808.268.009.007.00
11
Zurich
Zurich400k9.008.6310.009.007.00
12
Amsterdam
Amsterdam821.8k9.157.569.009.007.00
13
Copenhagen
Copenhagen1.3m8.308.668.009.009.00
16
Paris
Paris2.2m9.958.508.008.007.00
14
Madrid
Madrid3.1m9.659.188.008.009.00
15
Toronto
Toronto2.7m8.508.437.008.009.00
17
Berlin
Berlin3.7m8.758.838.008.007.00
18
Dubai
Dubai2.8m2.557.505.006.005.00
19
Shanghai
Shanghai24.2m
Megacity
2.807.856.008.005.00
20
Boston, MA
Boston, MA667.1k8.159.017.009.009.00
21
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA4m8.158.625.009.009.00
22
Barcelona
Barcelona1.6m9.658.417.008.007.00
23
Munich
Munich1.5m8.757.919.008.007.00
26
Washington, DC
Washington, DC681.2k8.158.776.009.009.00
24
Frankfurt
Frankfurt732.7k8.758.259.008.007.00
25
Melbourne
Melbourne4.6m8.408.147.006.009.00
27
Rotterdam
Rotterdam623.7k9.158.618.009.007.00
29
Hamburg
Hamburg1.8m8.758.799.008.007.00
28
Canberra
Canberra403.5k8.408.288.006.009.00
30
Milan
Milan1.4m9.906.756.006.007.00
31
Vancouver
Vancouver647.5k8.508.878.008.009.00
44
Beijing
Beijing18.6m
Megacity
2.805.886.008.009.00
32
Oslo
Oslo672.1k9.458.489.009.00
33
Vienna
Vienna1.9m9.557.699.006.007.00
34
Wellington
Wellington203.8k7.958.997.008.009.00
35
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL2.7m8.159.414.009.007.00
40
Geneva
Geneva194.6k9.009.029.009.009.00
37
Montreal
Montreal1.7m8.508.077.008.007.00
39
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA704.4k8.1510.006.009.007.00
41
Helsinki
Helsinki629.5k8.458.937.009.00
36
Brussels
Brussels1.2m8.957.916.008.007.00
45
Antwerp
Antwerp520.5k8.958.317.008.009.00
38
Rome
Rome2.9m9.906.388.006.009.00
43
Taipei
Taipei2.7m9.908.385.007.003.00
54
Doha
Doha344.9k7.805.666.006.009.00
42
Miami, FL
Miami, FL453.6k8.159.475.009.003.00
47
Detroit, MI
Detroit, MI672.8k8.158.733.009.009.00
48
Shenzhen
Shenzhen11.9m
Megacity
2.806.514.008.007.00
56
Moscow
Moscow13.2m
Megacity
3.508.756.007.009.00
46
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA1.6m8.159.425.009.007.00
50
Ottawa
Ottawa933.6k8.508.548.009.00
49
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, NV632.9k8.159.019.007.00
60
Warsaw
Warsaw1.7m7.507.856.007.009.00
52
Dublin
Dublin553.2k9.058.186.007.007.00
64
Macau
Macau612.2k2.807.416.008.003.00
58
Austin, TX
Austin, TX947.9k8.159.159.009.00
61
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA472.5k8.159.554.009.009.00
63
Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur1.8m7.557.096.005.007.00
53
Denver, CO
Denver, CO682.5k8.159.085.009.005.00
62
Athens
Athens665k9.307.964.003.007.00
67
Osaka
Osaka2.7m9.507.899.009.00
59
San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA1.4m8.159.149.007.00
51
Portland, OR
Portland, OR639.9k8.158.799.003.00
65
Busan
Busan3.5m7.109.549.007.00
66
Cologne
Cologne1.1m8.757.778.007.00
73
Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo12m
Megacity
3.758.316.004.009.00
70
Mexico City
Mexico City8.9m6.958.176.005.007.00
72
Basel
Basel171k9.008.939.009.00
71
Honolulu, HI
Honolulu, HI351.8k8.158.369.009.00
68
Reykjavik
Reykjavik122.9k9.258.769.007.00
74
Tallinn
Tallinn1.3m6.158.037.009.00
57
Auckland
Auckland1.4m7.959.188.009.00
75
Christchurch
Christchurch374.9k7.959.078.009.00
69
Perth
Perth2m8.407.586.002.00
79
Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi1.3m2.556.734.006.009.00
78
Nice
Nice342.5k9.958.288.009.00
76
Luxembourg
Luxembourg590.7k9.209.078.00
77
Kyoto
Kyoto1.5m9.508.009.00
83
Riyadh
Riyadh7.5m8.703.046.005.00
55
Prague
Prague1.3m7.607.059.009.00
84
Cambridge
Cambridge141.3k6.058.198.00
85
Nairobi
Nairobi3.1m3.005.837.003.007.00
80
Florence
Florence382.3k9.907.856.00
86
Johannesburg
Johannesburg957k1.257.506.005.00
81
Venice
Venice261.9k9.907.306.00
87
Riga
Riga4.757.478.007.00
82
Bangkok
Bangkok8.3m2.408.264.007.00
95
Cancun
Cancun6.957.515.005.00
90
Bangalore
Bangalore8.4m4.405.915.00
94
Hanoi
Hanoi3.4m2.005.972.005.00
93
Mumbai
Mumbai12.4m
Megacity
4.406.981.005.00
88
Krakow
Krakow7.508.187.00
96
Delhi
Delhi11m
Megacity
4.404.671.005.005.00
98
Cairo
Cairo9.5m6.856.861.001.007.00
89
Phuket
Phuket2.408.727.00
92
Manila
Manila12.9m
Megacity
7.007.631.003.00
91
Rio De Janeiro
Rio De Janeiro6.5m3.757.432.004.00
99
Jakarta
Jakarta9.6m5.407.762.003.00
97
Pune
Pune3.1m4.406.075.00
100
Cape Town
Cape Town433k1.257.841.00

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