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Lagos Population as of 2017

21 Million

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Lagos Population growth rate

20%

3

What percent of the Lagos live in squatter settlements?

60%

4

What are the 3 ways of life in Lagos?

Super-rich, Middle class and Slum dwellers

5

How much waste does Lagos produce per day?

9,000 Tonnes

6

How much of the waste is officially collected in Lagos?

40%

7

How much of the population of Lagos is made up of foreigners?

0.7%

8

What percent of new yearly migrants in Lagos are international?

4%

9

Where is Lagos?

South-West Nigeria. (Off the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Alongside Lagos Lagoon.)

10

Name 5 Challenges Lagos faces

Health, Traffic, Squatter Settlements, Waste and Informal Jobs.

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What health issues do Lagos residents suffer? Why?

Cholera- Most of the city doesn't have proper sanitation, so human waste ends up in the water supply
Malaria- Stagnant lagoon waters.

12

What is industrial effluent?

Waste water from factories that is dumped into the lagoon.

13

What percent of the Lagos works in the informal economy?

60%

14

What are some problems with the informal economy of Lagos?

No contracts, No benefits, No rights and the work is dangerous and low paid. They pay no tax so the government misses out on money to improve the city.

15

From 2006-2014 how many people died in road accidents in Lagos?

1,543

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Why are the roads so congested in Lagos?

They have not been designed to handle so many vehicles.

17

During rush hour how long could a 15 minute night time drive take in Lagos?

4 hours.

18

What is the Integrated Transport Network?

A Master Plan to link all public transport routes together, making public transport more effective.

19

What is a BRT System?

A Bus Rapid Transit System.

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How many people does a BRT system carry in a day?

200,000 people.

21

How many new train stations have been built in Lagos?

7

22

How have they tried to speed up traffic flow in Lagos?

Remove traditional street markets.

23

How could improving traffic improve living standards in Lagos

Fewer vehicles and faster journey times means less air pollution, and better living standards.

24

What is the importance of the Infrastructure in Lagos?

International airport/seaport.
Handles 80% of imports and 70% of exports.

25

What is the importance of the Economy of Lagos?

Home of the new Eko Atlantic, the new 'Dubai' of Africa.
Home to Nigeria's banks and businesses.
It would be Africa's 7th largest economy if it was a country.
Offshore oil and gas
GDP is $33 billion
Home to Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry, worth $600 million a year.

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How do the Super-rich live in Lagos?

Mansions, luxury cars, parties and shopping. (Banana Island)

27

How do the Middle class live in Lagos?

Flats, electricity, air-con, refrigeration, satellite TV, cars, shopping mall, American food. Work in the formal economy. (Dolphin Estate)

28

How do the Slum-dwellers live in Lagos?

Shacks on stilts in lagoon, no electric or flushing toilets. Work in the informal economy. (Makoko)

29

Where is Bristol?

South-West England, on the Bristol Channel. Grown alongside River Avon

30

What are some of the challenges Bristol faces?

Transport, housing, inequality and access to services

31

What importance does Bristol have in infrastructure?

International airport, seaports (Avonmouth and portbury), M4 And M5 motorways, direct train to London and a “super/connected” city with 80 mbps broadband

32

In recent years how much of Bristol's population growth was made up by migration?

Half

33

What percentage of Bristol are White British

78%

34

What are the most commonly spoken languages after English in Bristol?

Polish & Somali

35

What benefits does migration bring?

Diversity of culture, food, experience, skilled and unskilled workers

36

What disadvantages does migration bring?

Pressure on health and education services and housing supply

37

What was the population of Bristol in 2017?

454,000

38

What is the expected growth of Bristol by 2039?

23%

39

In 2017/18 what percentage of children missed out on their top choice of school?

25%

40

How many children missed out on all 3 of their chosen schools?

10%

41

What percentage of households don't have a vehicle in Stoke Bishop?

12%

42

What percentage of households don't have a vehicle in Filwood?

36%

43

What is the average M&F life expectancy in Stoke Bishop?

82.5

44

What is the average M&F life expectancy in Filwood?

77.2%

45

What was the violent crime in 2014 in Stoke Bishop?

24

46

What was the violent crime in 2014 in Filwood?

325

47

How much is the transport budget cut? (B)

£1.7m

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How much has traffic increased by? (B)

Over 3 times the national average

49

What are Bristol's average peak time speeds?

16 mph

50

What percentage of journey times are spent stationary? (B)

23%

51

How much does transport cost the local economy each year? (B)

£350m

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How many deaths does air pollution cause in Bristol a year?

200