Delhi ranks 112 among best liveable cities in world, Mumbai at 117th position

Most Liveable City: South Asian countries have fared poored poorly with Pakistani city of Karachi and Bangladesh capital Dhaka coming among the least liveable cities in the world.

The cities in India have fared poorly in the list of the world's most liveable cities. India's national capital New Delhi has been ranked 112th in the list of most liveable cities.

While India's financial capital Mumbai is ranked at 117th position.

Austrian capital Vienna has once again topped the list of most liveable cities in the world in the list of 140 cities.

According to Global Liveability Index released by The Economist annually, Auckland has been pushed to 38th spot

The report is made keeping in mind political and social stability, crime, education and health among other factors, according to a report in Hindi daily Amar Ujala.

Europe boasted six out of the top ten cities The Austrian capital was followed by the Danish capital Copenhagen and Switzerland's Zurich. Swiss city Geneva came sixth, Germany's Frankfurt seventh, and the Netherlands' Amsterdam ninth.

Calgary came in joint third position, followed by Vancouver in fifth place and Toronto in the eighth.

The Pakistani city of Karachi and Bangladesh capital Dhaka are among the least liveable cities in the world.