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Karachi among world’s 10 most stressful cities to live in for 2021

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Karachi has been included in the world’s top 10 most stressful cities to live in, declared German company VAAY

According to the German company VAAY, Karachi is among the world’s top 10 most stressful urban centers to live in. The index is curated by analyzing 15 major stress indicators, which include governance, environment, finance and security. 

The list chose these cities for their size and significance as well as for the availability of comparable and reliable information. The cities with the most stressful social, environmental and economic conditions make it to the bottom while the most stable and happy ones top the list. 

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Karachi ranks at number 93 on the list, which is slightly better than Baghdad (94), Kabul (95) and Moscow (96). 

Iceland’s serene capital, Reykajavik, tops the list as the least stressful city, followed by Bern (Switzerland), Helsinki, (Finland), Wellington, Melbourne, Oslo, Copenhagen, Innsbruck (Austria), Hannover (Germany) and Graz (Austria). 

Stress ranks of other major international cities: 

Vienna is at 13th position, Amsterdam (15), Zurich (17), Sydney (19), Stockholm (20), Madrid (21), Geneva (23), Frankfurt (24), Houston (25), Manchester (26), Abu Dhabi (28), Toronto (30), Brussels (31), Singapore (33), Tokyo (34), Hamburg (35), Berlin (36), Seoul (37), Edinburgh (38), Seattle (39), Chicago (40), Munich (41), Rome (42), Boston (43), Los Angeles (45), Dublin (46), Washington (47), Buenos Aires (48), Johannesburg (49), Cape Town (51), Prague (52), Budapest (54), Tel Aviv (55), Belgrade (57), Athens (58), Sofia (60), Paris (62), Warsaw (63), San Francisco (64), Doha (65), Kuwait (66), Rio de Janeiro (67), London (69), Taipei (71), Bucharest (72), Hong Kong (74), New York (75), Kuala Lumpur (76), Riyadh (77), Casablanca (79), Nairobi (80), Mexico City (81), Beirut (82), Shanghai (83), Tehran (86), Bangkok (87), Cairo (88), Bogota (89) and Istanbul (90). 

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