A world enterprise intelligence, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has stated Lagos, the Nigeria’s industrial capital metropolis is the world’s second least habitable city space.
EIU ranked Lagos 171 out of 172 nations within the listing of most habitable cities on the planet for the primary quarter of 2022, based on the newest 2022 Global Liveability Index.
This report makes the Nigerian greatest metropolis the worst in Africa as Damascus (Syria) and Tripoli (Libya) proceed to anguish on the backside of the listing together with Lagos (Nigeria) as they face social unrest, terrorism and battle.
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
However, a lot 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 world wide on a wide range 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, training, infrastructure, stability, and tradition when assessing residing situations of every metropolis.
More than 30 components are taken into consideration when calculating every rank, that are then compiled right into a weighted rating between one and 100.
From the symptoms used for the rating index which was stability, healthcare, tradition & atmosphere, training 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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