The Index uses a number of factors to identify the most economically vibrant cities across the world such as Population aged 15 and over, Median disposable income, University ranking, Retail sales and Productivity. Cities are then ranked in the Index to provide a view of where some of the biggest global real estate opportunities lie. Around 900 cities form the full Index, explore the top 30 below.
The Schroders Global Cities Index is a ranking of the strongest city economies around the world
Both the current value and projected growth of each factor is considered. The resulting rankings guide the Schroder Global Cities team’s investment process. Once the most economically vibrant cities are identified by the Index, further work on local real estate supply/demand dynamics and company specifics is undertaken.
Around 900 cities make up the full Index. Here's a snapshot of some of the top cities: