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Quality of Life in Mangalore, India

Purchasing Power Index 59.95   Low
Safety Index 75.51   High
Health Care Index 78.40   High
Climate Index 66.65   High
Cost of Living Index 24.27   Very Low
Property Price to Income Ratio 7.69   Moderate
Traffic Commute Time Index 32.58   Low
Pollution Index 34.00   Low
ƒ Quality of Life Index: 166.24   Very High

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Last update: October 2019

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14 Comments so far

#Naveen on Aug 29, 2019 :
It is probably the best city to live in in India.no traffic jams,excellent education system,one of the best healthcares in the country.abundant water, clean air, very less crime ratio,stylish people..what more do we need in a city? I have travelled a lot and mangalore is by far a better city in comparison to most cities in India.
#Anonymous on Aug 23, 2019 :
The MP and MLAs voted in Mangalore only sleep off their 5 year term. They eat their funds and give peanuts to the people. The elected candidates such as Nalin Kumar Kateel, Vedavyas Kamath and Bharath Shetty are all useless and lack vision. Nalin Kumar Kateel cannot even read, write or speak in English. He got elected not because of himself, but because of the Prime Minister's image.

Most people in Mangalore vote for the Prime Minister and not for the MLA/MP candidates. So even if a cow, snake or pig were to stand as MLA/MP contestant, it will win from Mangalore constituency. And I'm not at all kidding about this fact.
The following problems persisting since decades in Mangalore, will never get solved by these incapable elected representatives
1. Eliminate private buses, introduce KSRTC buses, electric buses and build a new city bus stand
2. Introduce both the BRTS and Metro Rail to Mangalore
3. Build a new International Airport with a 4000 meter long runway at Padubidri
4. Eliminate all the Railway level-crossing problems within the city
5. Improve sanitation and beautify the city with tree lined roads, sidewalks, garden parks and upgrade beaches and port
6. Complete all the pending flyover constructions, and build a flyover at Nantoor junction
7. Clean the Mangalore port and Panambur beach. It is littered with coal and charcoal. All tourist arriving here grumble about this drawback
8. Detach Mangalore from Southern Railway zone and bring it into the South-Western Railway zone

But the bottom line is that India itself is a stupid country, run by utterly brainless people
#Anonymous on Aug 07, 2019 :
Mangalore needs more Research and CoE organizations. There should not be anymore growth in Petrochemical industries, as they are increasing the air pollution and water pollution in Mangalore.

For Nature lovers, Mangalore is strategically located in Karnataka. All the popular Malenadu hill station places are at Max 4 hours away and nearby from Mangalore. They are
-Madikeri
-Somwarpet
-Sakleshpur
-Mudigere
-Kudremukh
-Kalasa
-Koppa
-Balehonnur
-Balur Estate
-Sringeri
-Chikmagalur/Mullayangiri
-Bababudangiri
-Agumbe
-Thirthahalli
-Bhadra sanctuary
-Mandagadde
-Hulikal
-Hosanagara/Kodachadri
-Sagara
-Jog Falls
-Yellapura
-Sirsi

Ranipuram at Kasargod is also nearby. Wayanad, Ooty and Nandi Hills are in the 250 - 350 km distance range from Mangalore.

So, if you are a Nature lover, you will definitely like to settle down in Mangalore.
#Aruna Menon on Aug 04, 2019 :
Pollution is increasing due to the establishment of Petrochemical industries.
We Mangaloreans need Product-based Software companies and Research institutes. We don't need those Petrochemical industries at all.
Private buses over here are the most primitive, polluting and worst buses you'll ever find. There is absolutely no improvement in their condition for the past 30 years.
But still, Mangalore is Heaven for all the Kerala people.
#Anonymous on Jul 03, 2019 :
Quality of life and Mangalore don't go hand in hand.
People keep voting for foolish political parties and the useless Indian government and worthless Karnataka government have completely neglected Mangalore.
All the politicians in India are awful, ignorant, pathetic and selfish.
It is a matter of life or death while landing at Mangalore Airport, but government does nothing to expand the runway or build a new airport at Padubidri.
Government wants to increase the Death Rate rapidly in Mangalore. They have sold this airport without the people's consensus to Adani, who is a crooked ignorant person.
Very soon, Indian government and Karnataka government will sell the entire Mangalore city to Adani or Ambani.
Shame on India government !
Shame on Karnataka government !
#Anonymous on Jan 22, 2019 :
In reality, Mangalore stands nowhere in Quality of Life, when compared with the cities of First World countries.

In order to improve, there have been questions (criticisms) that have been posted by some people from Mangalore, who want their city to improve:

Majority of these questions can be found in the link pasted below:

https://www.quora.com/topic/Mangalore-India-3/all_questions

Please go through the relevant questions. I request the Mangalore city dwellers and the Administration to take the criticisms from all the relevant questions as a challenge, and in the right spirit.

It is the people's mindset that needs to change.
#Anonymous on Feb 20, 2018 :
Calling Mangalore a safe city is ridiculous.

Talking about just 1 aspect - "Corruption"

There is a Goon named S. Ganesh Rao from Karavali College who wants to become a future MLA.

1. This person had slapped students for no reason.
2. Had abused faculty members and had threatened to physically assault them
3. This Karavali College Goon S. Ganesh Rao had Bribed the AICTE officials to stop the closure of his education institute.
4. All employees had a bond and were sent for Marketing outside the college without any reimbursements.
5. Students had to deal with the pathetic infrastructure of this education institute.
6. The student lab manuals were printed in the photocopies of the employees' markscards
7. This goon S. Ganesh Rao has Bribed the local media such as Daijiworld and Udayavani.

The local Mangalore people are stupid to call this person (S.Ganesh Rao) a clean and humble person.

Mangalore is safe for Hooligans and Right Wing fanatics only.
Mangalore is a highly corrupt city, where bribing officials and media will turn a Goon into a Righteous person.
#Rahul singh on Oct 09, 2017 :
Mangalore city and surrounding are very beautiful. No doubt it envy other major cities. It's tall sky scrappers are now giving new dimensions. Except swetty climate (ofcourse not in the people s hand) everything is good.
#Anonymous on Oct 08, 2017 :
Mangalore is wonderful place..good people ,good education system and less population.we will feel safe to stay here. I love the beach, holy places,food,and all the religious of people. Totally I love this city.
#Anonymous on Apr 09, 2017 :
Mangalore is a lovely place.
I agree with the ratings for Quality of Life.

Some of the local news channels have focused on the negative side of the city, but I always felt very safe to stay in Mangalore. I am living in this city since 1985.

Overall, Mangalore is a wonderful place to stay.
#Anonymous on Mar 26, 2017 :
Mangaluru is a beautiful place with strong spiritual background/
history. Less pollution, traffic is ok except during peak hours. But that too u dont hav t wait for more than 5 mins. Traffic wil get going.
Climate is good. Rainy season is beautiful nd humidity is good. It keeps the skin clean
#Diwakar on Mar 26, 2017 :
Another major issue here is communal clashes. You don't know when the fight erupts. If you control the moral police, Mangaluru will be heaven.
#Anonymous on Mar 05, 2017 :
The traffic is increasing everyday. Though the city's growth is very much under control.
Population as per 2011 census was around 600,000.
Climate is not good, due to high humidity and heavy rains during the monsoon.
Apart from these things, the city is fairly OK in my opinion.
#Walter on Apr 23, 2016 :
Mangalore is heaven, except for the climate. It is a less polluted, less populated, calm and a developed city.