Karachi is One of The Worst Cities in The World: Report
New Delhi, August 21: Karachi in Pakistan is one of world’s worst city to live in as per a survey conducted by Global Liveability Report of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Karachi stands at 134th spot, followed by Algiers (135), Port Moresby (136), Dhaka (137), Tripoli (138), and (139), and Damascus at 140. The survey was conducted across 140 cities.
The other worst cities to live in are Harare (133), Douala (132) and Kiev (131). The agency conducting the survey took many factors into consideration like happiness, social services, growing economy etc. Apart from this many other factors which are of prime focus are high crime rate, healthcare system, culture, and transportation.
EIU also released a list of world’s best cities sketched out that in many cities around the world, the bar of standard of living has raised and with this globally the average livability metric has gone up in years.
The best cities to live in are:
- Melbourne, Australia
- Vienna, Austria
- Vancouver, Canada
- Toronto, Canada
- Calgary, Canada (tied for 5th slot)
- Adelaide, Australia (tied for 5th slot)
- Perth, Australia
- Auckland, New Zealand
- Helsinki, Finland
- Hamburg, Germany
The rankings of top five cities remain unchanged, the past few years have seen increasing instability across the world, causing volatility in the scores of many cities. Unfortunately, Sydney city of Australia did not feature on the list of best cities this year.