International Liveability Index 2022: Right here is why Bangalore was ranked ‘least habitable’ metropolis in India


The European Intelligence Unit (EUI) not too long ago launched the International Liveability Index 2022.  It ranked 173 cities on the premise of their liveability or residing circumstances, which was decided by 5 elements — stability, healthcare, tradition and setting, schooling, and infrastructure. Launched on June 24, the listing, for the primary time, included 5 Indian cities; Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Bangalore. 

All 5 scored poorly, ranked between 140 and 146. Delhi was ranked one of the best at 140, adopted by Mumbai at 141, Chennai and Ahmedabad at 142 and 143 respectively. Bangalore scored the least out of the 5 Indian cities, rating 146th with a rating of  54.4 out of 100. This got here as a shocker after the silicon valley of India topped the ‘Ease of Dwelling Index 2020’,  which was launched by the Ministry of Housing and City Affairs.

Town acquired a rating of 46.4, out of 100,  in infrastructure. This rating is the bottom amongst all Indian cities. Pakistan’s largest metropolis Karachi was one of many 5 least livable cities on this planet within the index, however it has nonetheless scored higher than the IT capital of India  when it comes to infrastructure. The silicon valley of India scored  equal to Lagos in Nigeria, the third-least livable metropolis on this planet, when it comes to infrastructure. 

The infrastructure rating is predicated on the standard of roads, public transportation system, worldwide hyperlinks, power provision, telecommunications, water, and availability of fine high quality housing.

When rating, out of the 5 elements, the EUI attaches the very best weightage to stability and tradition and setting, which account for 25% every. It’s adopted by healthcare and infrastructure with 20% every and schooling with 10%.  

Probably the most livable metropolis in accordance with the index is Vienna. Western European cities together with a number of Canadian cities dominate the highest ten ranks. The Syrian capital, Damascus is the least livable metropolis on this planet.



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