According to a survey of Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU, affiliated with the UK-based weekly Economist) Dhaka has been identified as the second worst city to live for the second consecutive time,
Zimbabwe’s capital Harare scored the least, making it the worst city to live for the second consecutive year.
The listing was based on 30 factors across five broad categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.
The result of the survey titled “The Liveabililty Ranking and Overview, February 2011” was released on Monday.
Canadian city of Vancouver scored 98 points out of 100 to secure the top position as most liveable city in the world.
Melbourne has been voted as second most liveable city.
The survey factor were rated as accepted, tolerable, uncomfortable, undesirable or intolerable in a system that “allows for direct comparison between locations,” according to the report.