In the annual Global Liveability Index released by The Economist Magazine, the country’s capital Delhi is ranked 112th and Mumbai 117th in the list of 140 cities.
Vienna, the capital of Austria, is one of the best cities in the world to live in. The performance of South Asian countries including India in this list has been very disappointing. In the list of 140 cities, the country’s capital Delhi is at 112th position and Mumbai is at 117th position. At the same time, the city of Vienna in Austria tops this list. Pakistan’s financial capital Karachi and Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka have been ranked among the least livable cities in the world in the annual Global Liveability Index released by The Economist Magazine. The Syrian capital Damascus is placed at the bottom of the list.
These cities are in the top 10
According to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EUI) report, the top ten cities include Vienna, Melbourne, Osaka, Calgary, Sydney, Vancouver, Tokyo, Toronto, Copenhagen and Adelaide. This is the first time that a European city has been placed at the top of the rankings for the first time. The cities have been ranked on the basis of several factors including political and social stability, crime, access to education and healthcare.
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South Asian cities performed poorly
Simon Baptiste, EUI’s Chief Economist and Managing Director of Asia, said, “South Asian cities performed poorly on the index. Among the 6 cities we have placed Delhi (112) on top, followed by Mumbai (117).
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