MNA Exclusive Desk: Dhaka has ranked the second least liveable city in the world, according to Economist Intelligence Unit annual global survey latest report.
Dhaka scored 38 out of 100 and ranked 139th out of 140 cities, according to the Global Liveability Index 2018, published on Tuesday.
The worldwide league table ranks 140 cities on a range of factors, including political and social stability, crime, education and access to healthcare.
Austrian capital, Vienna, has beaten Australia’s Melbourne to be named the world’s most liveable city.
It’s the first time a European city has topped the rankings of the Economist Intelligence Unit annual global survey.
At the other end of the scale, war-torn Damascus in Syria was ranked the least liveable city while Lagos of Nigeria was third, Pakistan’s Karachi in fourth and Port Moresby of Papua New Guinea was on the fifth position.