Akwa Ibom Ranks High in Cost of Living

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Priscilla Christopher

Akwa Ibom State has been announced to be one with the highest cost of living in Nigeria.

This is coming after it was announced the highest in HIV prevalence earlier this week.

Current statistics released by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday, March 20, the cost of living across the federation showed that the state came top with 38.6%, followed by Bauchi with 32.2%.

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Below is the ranking of states in percentages issued by NBS:

Akwa Ibom – 38.6

Bauchi – 32.2

Anambra – 27.7

Ebonyi – 24.1

Jigawa – 23.5

Enugu – 22.4

Kano – 22.2

Ondo – 22.0

Ogun – 20.9

Imo – 20.2

Cross-River – 19.0

Osun – 19.0

Ekiti – 17.0

Yobe – 16.5

Abia – 16.4

Kaduna – 16.4

Rivers – 16.1

Oyo – 16.0

Lagos – 15.1

Borno – 14.7

Niger – 14.3

Edo – 14.1

Gombe – 13.7

FCT – 13.0

Katsina – 11.7

Adamawa – 11.4

Bayelsa – 11.3

Sokoto – 10.9

Kwara – 10.4

Delta – 8.7

Benue – 8.0

Kebbi – 7.1

Zamfara – 6.8

Nasarawa – 5.7

Kogi – 5.5

Taraba – 5.4

Plateau – 4.0

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