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Statistics About The Most Populous City In Africa

The most populous city in Africa is Lagos, Nigeria, with an estimated population of over 14 million people as of 2021.

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"The literacy rate in Lagos is approximately 96.4%."

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"Lagos Port Complex is one of Africa's busiest seaports."

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"Between 2010 and 2020, Lagos experienced a population growth rate of approximately 3.5% per year."

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"Lagos has over 9,000 km of road network, with increasing levels of congestion."

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"Lagos is expected to become the world's largest city by 2100 if the current growth trends continue."

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"Lagos, Nigeria has an estimated population of over 14 million people."

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"More than 70% of Nigeria's industries are located in Lagos."

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"Over 65 million metric tons of cargo pass through Lagos ports annually."

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"The city generates approximately 13,000 metric tons of waste daily."

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"The city of Lagos experiences frequent flooding during the rainy season due to poor drainage systems."

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"Lagos is a leading financial center in Africa, generating about 10% of Nigeria's GDP."

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"Approximately 66% of Lagos's population live in informal housing."

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"The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund has helped create over 100,000 new jobs since 2016."

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"Lagos averages 373 annual days of sunshine."

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"Lagos covers an area of approximately 1,171.28 square kilometers."

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"The Eko Atlantic project is one of the largest real estate developments in the world, aiming to house 250,000 people and employ 150,000 more."

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"Lagos is home to nearly 2,000 primary health facilities."

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"The Lagos Urban Transport Project aims to cut the average travel time to work by 50%."

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"Lagos has a population density of around 6,871 people per square kilometer."

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"The unemployment rate in Lagos State was around 14.6% as of 2020."

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