The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Liveability Index 2021 has listed Karachi among the least liveable cities in the world, Geo News has reported. The city has ranked the as the seventh least liveable city in the world.

Meanwhile, Auckland has been ranked as the world’s most liveable city.

List of the 10 least liveable cities:


  • Damascus, Syria
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Port Moresby, PNG
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Algiers, Algeria
  • Tripoli, Libya
  • Karachi, Pakistan
  • Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Douala, Cameroon
  • Caracas, Venezuela

Earlier in February, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) declared Lahore the ‘City of Literature’ and Lahore became the first city in the country to have received this title.