Lagos

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Software Engineer salaries in Lagos are below average. For this job type, Lagos ranks 193rd for salaries among 265 cities. Get access to our salary comparison calculator by signing up. Compare salaries city by city with our free salary wizard and convert your own salary to a local salary in Lagos.

Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$29,740
Median salary
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

1.50
Guns per 100 people
33
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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Overall crime rate city ranking

The overall crime rate puts Lagos in position 244 of 265 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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People in Lagos

Population of Lagos

9,934,700
6,086 /km²
13/264
Density (people per unit of area)
13%
Growth in 2015-2020
Lagos

Demographics of Nigeria

Median age
18
Elderly people
3%
Life expectancy at birth
53
GDP per capita (in USD)
$6,031
250/263
Unemployment
24%
256/264

Languages

Common spoken languages
English

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Teleport users who are      Lagos

Work in:

UX Designer
10.00%
Marketing Manager
10.00%
C Level Executive
10.00%
Founder
10.00%
Copywriter
10.00%
Web Developer
10.00%
Operations Manager
10.00%
Other
30.00%

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Good Country Index

Every city comes with a country. How is this one doing in terms of giving back to the global community? Our friends at The Good Country Index measure what each country on earth contributes to the common good of humanity, and what it takes away, relative to its size.

Overall ranking

Nigeria
135th from a total of 163 countries

World Order

115th

Refugees hosted

Refugees generated

Charity giving

Birth rate

UN Treaties signed

International Peace & Security

25th

Dues in arrears to UN peace keeping budgets

International violent conflict

Peacekeeping troops

Arms exports

Internet security (2014)

Planet & Climate

88th

Ecological footprint

Reforestation since 1992

Hazardous pesticides exports

CO2 emissions

Ozone

Prosperity & Equality

111st

Development assistance

FDI outflows

Fairtrade market size

UN volunteers abroad

Open trading

Culture

151st

Freedom of movement

Press freedom

Creative services exports

UNESCO dues in arrears as % of contribution

Creative goods exports

Science & Technology

145th

Nobel prizes

Patents

Journal exports

International publications

International Students

Health & Wellbeing

127th

Pharmaceutical exports

Voluntary excess donations to the WHO

Food aid

Humanitarian aid donations

International Health Regulations Compliance

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