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FULL LIST: Lagos ranked second on world’s most stressful cities

FULL LIST: Lagos ranked second on world’s most stressful cities
June 18
14:14 2021

Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub, has been ranked second among the most stressful cities in the world.

This is according to the 2021 Least and Most Stressful Cities Index, released on Thursday by

In arriving at the list, the report considered factors such as safety and security, sociopolitical stability, population density, air, light, and noise pollution levels, the amount of traffic congestion and weather conditions.

According to, The Least and Most Stressful Cities Index 2021 compares and analyses 100 global cities for indicators related to stress.


“The cities were chosen for their size and significance, as well as for their availability of reliable and comparable data,” the report said.

“The study consists of 4 broad categories – governance, city, finance and citizens’ health – each made up of individual stress indicators that determine how stressful a city is to live in.”

Reykjavik in Iceland and Bern in Switzerland made it to the list as first and second world’s least cities in 2021. And Mumbai in India is the world’s most stressful city in 2021.


The ten most stressful cities in 2021

  1. Mumbai, India
  2. Lagos, Nigeria
  3. Manila, Philippines
  4. New Delhi, India
  5. Baghdad, Iraq
  6. Kabul, Afghanistan
  7. Moscow, Russia
  8. Karachi, Pakistan
  9. Jakarta, Indonesia
  10. Kiev, Ukraine

The ten least stressful cities in 2021

  1. Reykjavik, Iceland
  2. Bern, Switzerland
  3. Helsinki, Finland
  4. Wellington, New Zealand
  5. Melbourne, Australia
  6. Oslo, Norway
  7. Copenhagen, Denmark
  8. Innsbruck, Austria
  9. Hanover, Germany
  10. Graz, Austria

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1 Comment

  1. Zachy
    Zachy June 19, 09:18

    Hmmmmm .. How do they pick Cities ..?
    Unless ABA City in Abia State is not a City Yet… Only the ABA City evironment would sufocate You… God have MERCY for Nnamdi KANU’s Dirty ABIA state

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