Canada has the best educated people and the highest literacy rate in the world. Canadians live longer than anyone on the planet, except people in Japan and Iceland. Canada's prime cities Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal have been recognized as world class cities to live and work, for cleanliness, safety, cultural activities and attractive lifestyles. Two Canadian cities have been rated as the most student friendly cities in the QS rankings' top 10 list for 2017. Canada places a lot of importance to education and maintains very high standards in education.