Lagos is one of the most unliveable cities in the world – EIU
Lagos, the commercial hub of Nigeria, has been ranked 171 out of 172 countries in the list of most liveable cities in the world for the first quarter of 2022, according to the latest 2022 Global Liveability Inde
This makes the city the second most unliveable city in the world and the worst in Africa. And even though most cities were added in the index, Lagos still maintained its previous second to the last positio
According to the index published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the world’s leader in global business intelligence, Damascus (Syria) and Tripoli (Libya) continue to anguish at the bottom of the list along with Lagos (Nigeria) as they face social unrest, terrorism and conflic
“However, most of the cities in the bottom ten have improved their scores compared with last year, as COVID-19 pandemic induced pressures,” it state
The EIU examines the quality of health care, education, infrastructure, stability, and culture when assessing living conditions of each cit
More than 30 factors are taken into account when calculating each rank, which are then compiled into a weighted score between one and 10
From the indicators used for the ranking index which was stability, healthcare, culture & environment, education and infrastructure, Lagos scored 20.0, 20.8, 44.9, 25.0 and 46.4 respectively which dragged its score to 32.2 from a total of 100.0.y.d.t.n.x. total of 100.