Geography Lagos- Location, Population Growth, Economic Challenges, Traffic Issues, Water Pollution
Geography Lagos- Location, Population Growth, Economic Challenges, Traffic Issues, Water Pollution.
If you’re educated, then more likely to find work in growing industry, e.g. finance/film/fashion What are economic opportunities in Lagos?
-Informal economy is a type of employment that comprises work done without official knowledge of government & so, without paying taxes.
-Life expectancy, yrs spent in school & wealth have all improved significantly in 21stC -Lagos is above average improvement with better health care, education & employment than rural areas.
a) Obtaining raw materials from land or sea b) Manufacturing to produce goods c) Services that people need What is the main type of employment in Lagos?
-tertiary- 78%- services that people need, as Lagos is home to many new service industries, e.g. finance in the CBD Why is the informal economy important?
Water vendors How does water treatment plants supply water?
How do water vendors supply water?
-Rapidly growing industries unregulated, so industries further pollute water with chemicals -Access to proper toilets is limited, so people use pit latrines/pail latrines, polluting groundwater.
-In 2003, government set up Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) to improve transport in city.