Lagos’ overall rating was pegged at 36 percent; only higher than that of the Syrian capital city, Damascus. The Australian city of Melbourne was ranked as the world’s most liveable city for the seventh year running. The various criteria’s on which the report was premised are stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure Nigeria’s commercial nerve center, Lagos state, has been ranked as second least liveable city in the world, Punch reports. This is a drop from its previous position of 3rd least liveable city, in 2016.