The worst places to live in the UK have been revealed 6 years ago

The worst places to live in the UK have been revealed

Some of you might want to move after reading this.

An index from comparison site uSwitch has identified the best and worst places to live in the UK, and it's bad news for Bradford.


The Yorkshire city was rated the worst place to live in the entire United Kingdom, based on factors including employment rates, house prices and even weather.


Top of the tree was Edinburgh, one of four Scottish areas ranked among the best places to live, climbing from 98th spot in 2014.


Last year's number one - Solihull in the West Midlands - came a close second, with Hertfordshire rounding out the top three.

Northern Ireland did not come out of the index well, with three parts of the country featuring among the 10 worst places in the UK.

Best 10 places to live

  1. Edinburgh
  2. Solihull
  3. Hertfordshire
  4. Northumberland
  5. South Lanarkshire
  6. Berkshire
  7. Darlington
  8. North Lanarkshire
  9. York
  10. Inverclyde, East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire

Worst 10 places to live

  1. Bradford
  2. Kingston-Upon-Hull
  3. North of Northern Ireland
  4. Western Isles
  5. West and South of Northern Ireland
  6. Blackpool
  7. Devon
  8. Central Valleys
  9. East of Northern Ireland
  10. South Teesside

Read uSwitch's full list here