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Global Livability Index 2022

2022 JUN 27

Preliminary   > Geography   >   Human geography   >   Urban development

Why in news?

  • The Global Livability Index 2022 has been released.

About Global Livability Index 2022:

  • Published by Economist Intelligence Unit(EIU) annually
  • Aim to quantify the challenges presented to an individual’s lifestyle in 173 cities.
  • The index ranked the cities based on these categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.

Key findings of the index:

  • Topped by: Austrian capital Vienna has once again topped the list of most liveable cities in the world.
  • The living conditions remained worst in the Syrian capital Damascus.
  • India: The cities in India have fared poorly in the list of the world’s most liveable cities. India’s national capital New Delhi has been ranked 112th on the list while Mumbai is ranked at 117th position.


Global Livability Index 2022 is released by:

(a) World Bank

(b) World Economic Forum

(c) IMF

(d) Economist Intelligence Unit