Udaipur is the fourth safest city of India, revealed a survey done by a YouGov, a global market research firm, and 99acres.com, an online portal for real estate market.
Among the several cities on which the survey was conducted, Chandigarh topped the list of safest cities in terms of crime rate, law enforcement and terrorism. The cities placed next to Chandigarh are Vadodara, Shimla and Udaipur.
According to the analysis, Delhi turned out to be one of the most unsafe cities of all. Patna, Kanpur and Meerut followed Delhi in being the insecure cities to live in.
The survey ‘Most and least desirable cities to live in India’ was conducted online from 23rd August to 28th September, 2011 by YouGov in 37 cities of India with the help of 6161 samples. Databank of 99acres.com was used to acquire response to the survey.
The respondents were supposed to rate a particular city on a particular rating, if they are the residents or they have recently visited that particular city.
Chandigarh was rated the highest in the opinion poll by the people in the fields of education, health, living conditions, safety, human rights and culture.
Meerut could score 2.39 out of 5, the lowest in the safety parameters and Delhi got 2.8 that placed it on 34th position out of 37 cities. Delhi according to the survey done was ranked 3rd in financial aspects and health, 4th in education, 6th in culture, 10th in living conditions and 28th in enjoying better human rights.
YouGov is a UK based international market research firm that relies on internet for its operation. It uses technology to conduct online research and collects qualitative data for companies, government and institutions. YouGov has a worldwide panel of people and has started developing an Indian panel in recent times, to represent all ages, socio-economic groups and other demographic types.
99acres.com is an online real estate market, giving information on buying, renting and selling of all types of residential and commercial properties anywhere in India. For two consecutive years 2008 and 2009, the site was awarded with the title of the best real estate portal by the All India Achievers Conference, Builders Information Bureau and Accommodation Times.