10 Least Livable Cities in the World

Including Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 25, 2016 9:21 AM CDT
A young boy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, flashes gang signals as he plays near his home in this file photo. Poor health care, and political and social instability put the city on the 'least livable'...   (AP Photo/David Longstreath)

(Newser) – The Economist Intelligence Unit has compiled a list that no city wants to be on—the "least livable" ones in the world for 2016. Factors include education, health care, safety, and the threat of terrorism. Here are the worst 10, with their ranking out of 100:

  1. Damascus, Syria (30.2)
  2. Tripoli, Libya (35.9)
  3. Lagos, Nigeria (36)
  4. Dhaka, Bangladesh (38.7)
  5. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (38.9)
  6. Algiers, Algeria (40.9)
  7. Karachi, Pakistan (40.9)
  8. Harare, Zimbabwe (42.6)
  9. Douala, Cameroon (44)
  10. Kiev, Ukraine (44.1)
Click for the full report. Or see details on the particular cities at Business Insider. (Read more lists stories.)

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