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Tuesday, 25 June 2024 1.10 AM IST

Kochi is best city to live in Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram is only fifth behind Thrissur, Kozhikode and Kottayam 

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KOCHI: In the quality of life index, Kochi gets first place among districts in Kerala. Right behind is Thrissur. However, Thiruvananthapuram is behind Kozhikode and Kottayam. It is according to the Oxford economic global cities index that Kochi ranks first among districts in Kerala. Finance, Human Resource, Quality of Life, Environment and Governance are the five parameters used. This practice used to rank major global cities.

According to the rankings, New York in USA is the number one city in the world. London in the UK, San Jose in USA, Tokyo in Japan make up the top 4. The number one city in India is Delhi. Delhi is 350th among all cities in the world.

Bangalore (411), Mumbai (427), Chennai (472), Kochi (521), Kolkata (528), Pune (534), Thrissur (550), Hyderabad (564), Kozhikode (580), Chandigarh (584), Tiruchirappalli (634), Pondicherry (646), Kottayam (649), Ahmedabad (654), Mysore (667), Coimbatore (669), Jalandhar (672), Thiruvananthapuram (686), Madurai (691), Bhubaneswar (701), Amritsar (717), Vellore (729), Ludhiana (730), Nagpur (744), Dehradun (745), Vasai-Virar (748), Kannur (759), Srinagar (761), Hubli-Dharwad (766), Salem (767), Guwahati (770), Jaipur (772), Belgaum (777), Mangalapuram (779) is how the ranking goes. According to the index, South Indian cities are better to live in than North Indian cities.

It is also shocking that many well-known cities have not made the rankings. Oxford Economic is the world's leading independent financial advisory firm. It has a presence in over 200 countries, over 100 industrial sectors and 8,000 cities and regions.

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