Karachi Ranked Among World's Worst Cities To Live In.

KARACHI -- Taking stock of a number of factors for relative comfort, The Economist Intelligence Unit's global livability index ranked Karachi among the world's most unlivable cities for the year 2022.

The port city was ranked at the 168th spot among 172 cities in terms of livability as the index examined over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors related to stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure. The index scores cities in a range of 1-100, with 100 being the ideal score. Karachi scored 37.5, performing poorly on stability (20), healthcare (33), and culture and environment indicators (35.2). It scored averagely on the education (66.7) and infrastructure indicators (51.8).

This is not the first time the index has ranked Pakistan's financial hub poorly, as it has been among the least 10 livable cities in the previous years too.

On the other hand, the Austrian capital Vienna was declared the most livable city with a total score of 99.1. Scoring a perfect 100 on four indicators...

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