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Islamabad

overall rank: 26

1998 rank: 24

country: Pakistan

population: 810,000


snapshot: Islamabad at a glance rank
overall score 48 26
average income US$ 7,665.11 19
educational spending 1 93.94 25
ratio of house price to income 2 58.82 29
hospital beds per 1000 people 2.0 24
pollution 3 193 25
vehicles per km of road 230 23
criminal cases per 10,000 0.2 1
TV sets per 1,000 people 100 30
inflation 9 -
GDP growth 3.1 25
unemployment rate 12.00 35
average class size 40.0 24
life expectancy 64.0 30.0
commute time 20 2
phones per 1,000 people 55 33
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notes:
All monetary values are PPP adjusted
a estimates
b national figure
c officially, land cannot be bought or sold
1 state educational spending, per capita US$
2 average house price divided by average annual income
3 suspended particles, micrograms per cubic meter (µ/m3)

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