Thursday, March 05, 2015

Nigeria Ranked the Most Stressed Out Country in the World

Bloomberg has published its rating titled “The Most Stressed-Out Countries” and according to it, Nigeria is number 1. 

Bloomberg ranked countries based on the stressfulness of their living environments. The estimates based on the information from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, International Monetary Fund, Central Intelligence Agency World Factbook, Transparency International and World Health Organization.


Seven equally weighted variables were considered: homicide rates, GDP per capita on a purchasing-power-parity basis, income inequality, corruption perception, unemployment, urban air pollution and life expectancy.

Coming tops with a score of 70.1, the survey showed Nigeria has a homicide rate of 12.1 while Life expectancy in Nigeria is 53. Norway is the least stressed Nation in the world.