Karachi ranks fifth among the worst cities in the world for housing


ISLAMABAD, June 24 (Alliance News): The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a research and analysis division of the British magazine The Economist, in its recent report once again ranked Karachi among the worst cities in the world in terms of ‘housing’.

The EIU index ranks living conditions in 173 cities on the basis of more than 30 factors. Is done on a basic basis.

This year, Karachi ranks 168th out of 173 cities in the list of the world’s worst cities for housing, ranking better than cities like Algeria, Tripoli, Lagos and Damascus.

Meanwhile, the Austrian capital Vienna has once again been ranked as the world’s best city to live in.

The Russian capital, Kyiv, has not been included in the list this year since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, while the Russian capital, Moscow, and St. Petersburg, Russia, have dropped 13 places due to censorship and the effects of Western sanctions.

According to the report, Vienna has snatched the title of best city from Auckland, New Zealand, which has risen from number one to number 34 due to strict restrictions on movement in the city during the Corona epidemic.

Last year Vienna lost its place to 12th place due to the closure of the city’s museums and restaurants due to Corona, but this year it has regained its place after the restoration of cultural and social life. Achieved in 2019.

According to the report, the salient features of the city are its stability and good infrastructure, besides good medical facilities and cultural and recreational opportunities are also attractive to the citizens.

Vienna is followed by Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, followed by Zurich in Switzerland, followed by Calgary in Canada, then Vancouver, and then Geneva in Switzerland.

Geneva is followed by the German city of Frankfurt, followed by Toronto, Canada, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Osaka, Japan, and Melbourne, Australia.

This year, as every year, the list includes the names of the cities in the world which have been declared as the least livable city due to their poor living standards.

The most uninhabitable of these is the Syrian capital Damascus, followed by the Nigerian city of Lagos, the third Libyan city of Tripoli, followed by the fourth Algerian capital of the same name.

Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, has been named the world’s fifth most uninhabitable city due to its extremely unsatisfactory standard of living.

This year, Sindh’s Capital ranked 168th out of 173 cities with an index score of 37.5, Karachi’s Healthcare score is 33.3, it scored 35.2 for Culture and Environment, 66.7 for Education and 51.8 for Infrastructure. Got a score of

Papua New Guinea’s Port Moresby is sixth on the list of worst cities, Bangladesh’s Dhaka is seventh, Zimbabwe’s Harare is eighth, Cameroon’s Douala is ninth and Iran’s capital Tehran is tenth.


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