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Lagos ranked second worst liveable city in world



Nigeria’s business capital metropolis, Lagos, has been ranked as the world’s second least habitable city space attributable to social unrest, terrorism and battle.


Based on the most recent 2022 World Liveability Index, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)  ranked Lagos 171 out of 172 nations within the checklist of most habitable cities on the planet for the primary quarter of 2022. 


“The least habitable cities had been Damascus in Syria, Lagos in Nigeria, Tripoli in Libya, Algiers in Algeria and Karachi in Pakistan, which scored 30.7, 32.2, 34.2, 37.0, and 37.5 respectively.


“The EIU additional highlighted the highest 5 most habitable cities on the planet that are Vienna, Austria scoring 99. 1; Copenhagen, Denmark with 98.0; Zurich, Switzerland with 96.3; Calgary, Canada had 96.3 and Vancouver, Canada with 96.1


“Nevertheless, many of the cities within the backside ten have improved their scores in contrast with final 12 months, as COVID-19 pandemic induced pressures,” EIU said.


The EIU, which is a sister group to The Economist, ranked 173 cities around the globe on quite a lot of components, together with well being care, crime charges, political stability, infrastructure, and entry to inexperienced house.


The EIU examines the standard of well being care, schooling, infrastructure, stability, and tradition when assessing the dwelling situations of every metropolis.


From the indications used for the rating index which was stability, healthcare, tradition & surroundings, schooling and infrastructure, Lagos scored 20.0, 20.8, 44.9, 25.0 and 46.4 respectively which dragged its rating to 32.2 from a complete of 100.

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