Moscow conceded 37 cities for quality of life

Moscow on the quality of life ahead of Singapore and Beijing but is inferior to the 37 other cities. To such conclusion analysts of the Deutsche Bank, amounting to a combined ranking of cities according to eight indicators

Overall quality of life in Moscow is higher than in most other major cities of the BRICS countries — Beijing, new Delhi and Sao Paulo, and even better than in Singapore, known for its developed infrastructure and an emphasis on high technology. To such conclusion analysts of Deutsche Bank, which has compiled a ranking of cities based on eight indicators: purchasing power, safety, quality of healthcare, cost of living, the ratio of property prices to income, transport, pollution and climate. But the Russian capital in the bypassed Shanghai, Johannesburg, Istanbul and Mexico city where much cheaper housing and better weather; overall, of the 47 cities, Moscow ranked only 38th place, according to the study (there RBC).

The composite index of quality of life is a new element of the annual survey by Deutsche Bank on the prices of products and services in the world Mapping the World’s Prices.

Out of the eight indicators the highest position Moscow took on the cheapness of life (the total value of consumer goods), being in 12th place out of 47 possible. Worst of all the Russian capital the situation with the quality of health care (43 out of 47), experts say. In addition, Moscow has taken the fourth place in the top ten on indicators such as transport situation (including travelling to work and back), the purchasing power of the population, housing affordability (ratio of property prices to income of the population) and the attractiveness of the climate.

The level of security of the Russian capital was in the middle of the rankings — to 23rd place on the level of pollution — on the 29th. the safest city — Singapore, data from Deutsche Bank, but there is a very unfavorable climate (worse only in Kuala Lumpur) and expensive goods and property. As a result, Moscow on the General quality of life around Singapore on one line.

The study of Deutsche Bank used research data portal Numbeo. This crowdsourcing resource positioned itself as the world’s largest database, which is generated on the basis of information from customers from different cities and countries around the world.

The best cities in the world, Deutsche Bank recognized the capital of New Zealand Wellington Scottish and Edinburgh, and on the third place is Vienna.

In the course of work on the rating analysts expelled from the system estimates such indicators as forms of informal communication and ways of entertainment, for access to which many residents of the city prefer to put up with the commotion of city life. Often cities offer distinct advantages to which ordinary people aspire to, being willing to tolerate the deterioration of quality of life, according to the study.

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