Global Cities Index 2024: Delhi better than Mumbai in economy, quality of life; UP’s Sultanpur takes last spot on list

Global Cities Index 2024: Sultanpur, located in Uttar Pradesh, is ranked the lowest – at the 1,000th spot – as per the Oxford Economics Global Cities Index 2024. Here's a look at the first 10 Indian cities and their rankings.

Akriti Anand
Updated21 May 2024
The Global Cities Index covers 1,000 major cities in the world, which are located in 163 different countries
The Global Cities Index covers 1,000 major cities in the world, which are located in 163 different countries(Representative image)

Delhi is the best among Indian cities in Oxford Economics’ 1,000 global cities ranking released on Tuesday. The national capital, however, ranks 350 on the global list. Several other Indian cities have taken much lower positions in the chart.

ALSO READ: Mumbai most expensive city for expats in India; see full list here

According to the report, Delhi fared better than Mumbai in several parameters, including Economics, Human Capital, and Quality of Life. Delhi was worse in the Environment ranking, while all the Indian cities ranked 380 in Governance.

Delhi was ranked 973 in the environment category, the worst among all the Indian cities except Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur, which was ranked 989 in this same category.

ALSO READ: Mumbai ranks 3rd after Manila, Dubai in Knight Frank Prime Global Cities Index, sees 10% YoY growth in luxury home rate

The city of Sultanpur, located in Uttar Pradesh, ranked the lowest—at the 1,000th spot. The Global Cities Index covers 1,000 major cities in the world, located in 163 different countries.

In the Oxford Economics Global Cities Index 2024, cities are scored across five different categories to "achieve a well-rounded comparison of locations". The five categories are Economics, Human Capital, Quality of Life, Environment, and Governance.

Here's a look at the first 10 Indian cities which found a spot in the Global Cities Ranking:

 

S.NoRank (Global Cities Ranking)CityEconomicsHuman CapitalQuality of LifeEnvironmentGovernance
1350Delhi10851838973380
2411Bengaluru171179847727380
3427Mumbai169126915812380
4472Chennai244189879763380
5472Chennai244189879763380
6521Kochi259560765790380
7528Kolkata166392884919380
8534Pune386181897713380
9550Thrissur326698757581380
10564Hyderabad253524882674380
111000Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh)998982960989380
Catch all the Business News, Market News, Breaking News Events and Latest News Updates on Live Mint. Download The Mint News App to get Daily Market Updates.MoreLess
HomeNewsIndiaGlobal Cities Index 2024: Delhi better than Mumbai in economy, quality of life; UP’s Sultanpur takes last spot on list

Most Active Stocks

Bharat Electronics

300.95
10:29 AM | 13 JUN 2024
10.4 (3.58%)

Tata Steel

182.50
10:29 AM | 13 JUN 2024
0.25 (0.14%)

GAIL India

219.75
10:28 AM | 13 JUN 2024
2.8 (1.29%)

Zee Entertainment Enterprises

164.95
10:22 AM | 13 JUN 2024
-1.9 (-1.14%)
More Active Stocks

Market Snapshot

  • Top Gainers
  • Top Losers
  • 52 Week High

Usha Martin

414.40
10:23 AM | 13 JUN 2024
36.25 (9.59%)

Aegis Logis

839.60
10:26 AM | 13 JUN 2024
73.15 (9.54%)

Elgi Equipments

655.00
09:59 AM | 13 JUN 2024
51.25 (8.49%)

Praj Industries

685.85
10:20 AM | 13 JUN 2024
51.55 (8.13%)
More from Top Gainers

Recommended For You

    More Recommendations

    Gold Prices

    • 24K
    • 22K
    Bangalore
    73,441.00-219.00
    Chennai
    73,370.00139.00
    Delhi
    73,155.00353.00
    Kolkata
    72,797.00-577.00

    Fuel Price

    • Petrol
    • Diesel
    Bangalore
    99.84/L0.00
    Chennai
    100.75/L0.00
    Kolkata
    103.94/L0.00
    New Delhi
    94.72/L0.00
    OPEN IN APP
    HomeMarketsPremiumInstant LoanGet App