By Gabriela Baron
Manila ranks 103rd in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2019 Gloal Liveability report.
The country’s capital had an overall liveability score of 62 out of 100.
It received a rating of 60 for “Stability”, 58.3 for “Healthcare”, 63.2 for “Culture and Environment”, 66.7 for “Education”, and 64.3 for “Infrastructure “.
Out of the 140 cities surveyed, Vienna in Austria was named the most liveable city. Followed
by Melbourne, Australia; Sydney, Australia; Osaka, Japan; Calgary, Canada; Vancouver, Canada’ Toronto, Canada; Tokyo, Japan; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Adelaide, Australia.
The least livable cities were: Damascus, Syria; Lagos, Nigera; Dhaka, Bangladesh; Tripoli,
Libya; Karachi, Pakistan; Port Moresby, Papua New Guniea; Harare, Zimbabwe; Doula, Cameroon; and Algiers, Algeria.
The report quantifies the challenges that might be presented to an individual’s lifestyle.