The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world

Time Out's City Life Index, a survey of 15,000 people in 32 global cities, has been released, and shows which ones promise the most fun and excitement in 2018.

The survey, conducted by Tapestry Research, questioned residents on a variety of aspects of city life.

It ranked cities in categories across food, drink, culture, friendliness, affordability, happiness, and liveability.

It also "found the key factors that make residents find their city exciting," from dining out often to feeling proud of where they're from.

Scroll down to see the 32 most affordable, friendly, and fun cities in the world, ranked in ascending order along with their overall scores:

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