Yerevan Beats Tbilisi and Baku in Mercer Quality of Living Survey
Yerevan Beats Tbilisi and Baku in Mercer Quality of Living Survey
Singapore tops in Asia for quality of living, personal safety: Mercer poll
15 March, 2019, 13:20
Calgary has been ranked as one of the most livable cities in the world.
Iraq's capital, in 231st place, is apparently not among them, scoring understandably low in multiple factors Mercer uses to make its calculations. It determines the quality of living by examining factors such as access to public transport and traffic congestion levels, availability of housing and global schools, as well as cultural activity.
Mercer said all U.S. cities covered in the analysis fell in the rankings this year, with the exception of NY, which rose one place to 44th, as crime rates there continue to fall.
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This year, Mercer provides a separate ranking on personal safety, which analyses cities' internal stability; crime levels; law enforcement; limitations on personal freedom; relationships with other countries and freedom of the press. Bengaluru is ranked behind cities like Hyderabad and Pune but ahead of other metro cities like Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi. New Zealand cities, Auckland and Wellington, top the safety ranking for Oceania in the ninth place. Helsinki, Finland, and Basel, Bern, and Zürich all in Switzerland follow in joint second. As for Asia, Singapore (25th) has the highest quality of living, followed by the five Japanese cities of Tokyo (49th), Kobe (49th), Yokohama (55th), Osaka (58th), and Nagoya (62nd). Caracas, however, saw living standards drop owing to significant political and economic instablitity.
Of the 231 cities reviewed by Mercer, the Iraqi capital Baghdad came out as the worst, behind Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, and the Yemeni capital Sanaa. Gambia's progress toward a democratic political system and improved worldwide relations and human rights meant that Banjul (179) had the most improved quality of living in Africa, but also in the world, rising six places this year.
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