According to mercer – a company that produces worldwide quality-of-living rankings annually from its Worldwide Quality of Living Surveys, these are the 10 least liveable cities in Africa 2017.
10. Tripoli, Libya
9. Niamey, Niger
8. Bamako, Mali
7. Nouakchott, Mauritania
6. Conakry, Guinea
5. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
4. Brazzaville, Congo
3. N’Djamena, Chad
2. Khartoum, Sudan
1. Bangui, Central African Republic
Incase you are wondering, Lagos and Abuja came in 15 nd 14 respectively…
Mercer rankings are solely based on surveys that are designed to indicate differences in quality of living factors affecting expatriates in popular assignment destinations.
Mercer’s survey also includes a city infrastructure ranking that assesses each city’s supply of electricity, drinking water, telephone and mail services, and public transportation as well as traffic congestion and the range of international flights available from local airports.