New Delhi, September 6: India has been ranked as the fifth most dangerous country in the world to live in, a survey revealed. Nearly 83% of the respondents rated the quality of the environmental in India as negative. according to a survey named Expat Insider 2019, the country has been ranked as the fifth most dangerous country in the world for expats. As per the survey, India has been placed at 60 of 64 countries on safety and security. An expatriate, often shortened to expat, is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than that of the person's upbringing. Women Danger Index 2019: India Ranks 9th in List of Unsafe Countries For Solo Women Travellers.
According to a report by Financial Times, the survey named Expat Insider 2019 interviewed people who live and work abroad. In the survey, which was conducted by InterNations, it was found that India has been placed at 60 of 64 countries on safety and security. Over four men in ten respondents reported negative feelings about the peacefulness in the country and 27% were displeased with their personal safety. It must be noted that the number is three times the global average of 9%. The report states that the expats also rated negatively to the question of political stability in India. Spain Tops World Healthiest Country List, India Ranks Poorly at 120.
In the survey, the top findings informed that in India, 83% of the expats rate the quality of the environmentally negatively and almost half the expats struggle with getting used to the Indian culture. The findings also state that India has been placed at 63 out of 64 for leisure options while it has been given 60 out of 64 for health and well-being.
The poor ratings for health can mainly be attributed to the quality of the environment, which is rated negatively by more than eight in ten expats (83% vs only 20% globally). The Expat Insider 2019 survey also quotes a US citizen who was worried about the long-term health effects of pollution in India.