Austria’s capital Vienna is the best place in the world to live, according to an international survey on quality of life that has no Indian city in the top 100. Baghdad is the worst, and London, Paris and New York do not even make it into the top 35, according to international research into quality of life.
According to the 18th Mercer Quality of Life study which examined socioeconomic conditions of 230 global cities, Vienna, a city of nearly 1.8 million people, is the world’s best city, followed by Zurich, Auckland, Munich and Vancouver.
Among Indian cities, Hyderabad topped the rankings at 139th position, followed by Pune at 144, Bangalore 145, Chennai 150, Mumbai 152, Kolkata 160 and national capital Delhi at 161. According to the World Bank, Austria has one of the highest figures for GDP per head in the world, just behind the US and ahead of Germany and Britain
The study examined social and economic conditions, health, education, housing and the environment, and is used by big companies to assess where they should locate and how much they should pay staff.
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President of Austria : Heinz Fischer
So lets discuss some questions related to this post which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Which city is the best city in the world to live in according to an international survey ?
2. The survey is made on which bases ?
3. Which Indian city has topped in this survey ?
Courtesy : Times of India