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Making Cities Work
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Asia's Best Cities
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Hong Kong vs. Singapore
The Competition Heats Up
A Comparison
Different Lifestyles

Bangkok
A devil of a job in the City of Angels




Islamabad

overall rank: 24

country: Pakistan

population: 799,000




Snapshot: The City at a glance

City AverageRank
Overall Score485224
Population799,0005,294,94834
Average Income US$1,9488,76330
State Educational Spending Per Cap/$40.96200.2222
a Ratio of House Price to Income532433
Hospital Beds per 1,0000.75639
Dust/Suspended Particles(ug/m3)60*240.738
Vehicles per KM City Roads178224.6220
Criminal Cases per 10,0000.1811
TV Sets per 1,000100241.6922



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Footnotes:

*estimates.
a = Average house price divided by average annual income.
b = Household income.
c = Based on household income.
d = Officially, land cannot be bought or sold.
e = National figure.
f = U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Pollutants Standards Index.
g = Air Pollutant Index.
h = Per 100 families
i = Per 1,000 families
j = Per 75,000 people.
k = National figure, TV sets per 1,000 people.
m = % of households with TV sets.
n = Measured in Parts per Million (ppm).



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