Lagos is the third most stressful city in the world

Lagos is the third most stressful city in the world – Report
The world’s least stressful city is Berlin, while the world’s most stressful city is Manila in the Philippines. This is according to a recent study.
The study reveals the world’s most and least stressful cities of 2017, based on factors including traffic levels, public transport, percentage of green spaces, financial status of citizens including debt levels, physical and mental health, and the hours of sunlight the city gets per year.
The study launched by UK-based dry-cleaning and laundry service Zipjet, was conducted by studying 500 locations based on data relating to 17 categories covering infrastructure, pollution levels, finance and citizens’ wellbeing.
The world’s least stressful cities are:
1. Stuttgart, Germany
2. Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
3. Hanover, Germany
4. Bern, Switzerland
5. Munich, Germany
6. Bordeaux, France
7. Edinburgh, UK
8. Sydney, Australia
9. (tie) Graz, Austria and Hamburg, Germany

The world’s most stressful cities are:
1. Baghdad, Iraq
2. Kabul, Afghanistan
3. Lagos, Nigeria
4. Dakar, Senegal
5. Cairo, Egypt
6. Tehran, Iran
7. Dhaka, Bangladesh
8. Karachi, Pakistan
9. New Delhi, India
10. Manila, Philippines

In an annual report by The Economist, Lagos was ranked only higher that Damascus, the Syrian capital. For the seventh year running, the Australian city of Melbourne was ranked as the world’s most liveable city.

Pius Ash

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