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Social indicators and quality of life in Nigeria

a spatial analysis

by J. Oluwole Oyebanji

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Published by Educational Professional & Scientific Publications in Lagos State, Nigeria .
Written in English

  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Quality of life -- Nigeria.,
    • Social indicators -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- Social conditions.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-108) and index.

      StatementJ. Oluwole Oyebanji.
      LC ClassificationsHN831.A85 O94 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 111 p. :
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1319885M
      ISBN 109782388041
      LC Control Number92194762

        Social Work and Social Development in Nigeria - Issues & Challenges 1. SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: ISSUES & CHALLENGES Gbolahan Olubowale MSW,AMNIM Founder & Executive Director, Centre for Rural Health & Development, Oyo State, Nigeria. ) expects Nigeria’s population growth to fall from % in – to % in – The organisation projects a population of million in and million in , when Nigeria is expected to have the world’s 6th larg-est population; in it had the 10th largest. Nigeria’s total labour force grew from mil-File Size: KB. What quality of life means on a global scale can be distilled from the social indicators identified by major international organizations such as the World Bank, World Health Organizations, United Nations, European System of Social Indicators and Australian Bureau of statistics.

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SOCIAL INDICATORS AND QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH: BACKGROUND, ACHIEVEMENTS AND CURRENT TRENDS* Heinz-Herbert Noll At the beginning of the 21st century, social indicators and quality of life research are well established Social indicators and quality of life in Nigeria book of social science in many countries around the Size: KB.

Quality of life is measured by the HDI (Human Development Index) and Nigeria's HDI has risen from in to in The people of Nigeria could have their quality of life improve in the future, but there are still significant challenges to them: Opportunities.

Challenges. In book: Handbook of Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research (pp) Publisher: Springer Netherlands; Editors: Land, Kenneth C.

and Michalos, Alex C. and Sirgy, M. Joseph. Nigeria - Nigeria - Daily life and social customs: Nigeria’s vibrant popular culture reflects great changes in inherited traditions and adaptations of imported ones. Establishments serving alcoholic beverages are found everywhere except where Islamic laws prohibit them.

Hotels and nightclubs are part of the landscape of the larger cities. Between andNigeria’s HDI value increased from toan increase of percent. Table A reviews Nigeria’s progress in each of the HDI indicators. Between andNigeria’s life expectancy at birth increased by years, mean years of schooling increased by years and expectedFile Size: KB.

Thinkers have discussed the “good life” and the desirable society for millennia. In the last decades, scientists offered several alternative approaches to defining and measuring quality of life: social indicators such as health and levels of crime, subjective well-being measures (assessing people's evaluative reactions to their lives and societies), and economic by: The aim of the Handbook of Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research is to create an overview of the field of Quality of Life (QOL) studies in the early years of the 21 Social indicators and quality of life in Nigeria book century that can be updated and improved upon as the field evolves and the century unfolds.

Social indicators are statistical time series “ used to monitor the social system, helping to identify changes and to.

At the beginning of the 21st century, social indicators and quality of life research are well established fields of social science in many countries around the : Heinz-Herbert Noll.

Quality of Life in Nigeria Tweet Select city in Nigeria: -- Select city Aba Abakaliki Abeokuta Abuja Ado-ekiti Akure Akwa-Ibom Asaba Bauchi Benin Calabar Enugu Gombe Ibadan Ife Ikeja Ilesha Ilorin Jos Kaduna Kano Katsina Kogi Lagos Maiduguri Makurdi Minna Ogbomosho Ondo Onitsha Oshogbo Owerri Oyo Port Harcourt Sagamu Sokoto Uyo Warri.

Social indicators of equality for minorities and women United States Commission on Ci Not In Library. Social conditions, Statistics, Quality of life, Accessible book, Economic conditions,Social policy, Congresses, Economic development, Social surveys, Health status indicators, Cities and.

LOCAL INDICATORS OF QUALITY OF LIFE: A Preliminary Look at the Pikes Peak Region Introduction Concern with preserving and enhancing quality of life has stimulated the development of indicators beyond the traditional economic numbers to try to measure a broader concept of quality of life.

Many communities around the country have exploredFile Size: KB. incorporating social indicators into the measurement of rural development. The study will propose a set Social indicators and quality of life in Nigeria book social indicators which will aid planners in Nigeria to map more accurately the spatial differential in rural development.

It is also believed that simular social indicators could be identified and applied in other developing nations. Abstracting and indexing. Social Indicators Research is abstracted and indexed in the Social Sciences Citation ing to the Journal Citation Reports, Social indicators and quality of life in Nigeria book journal had a impact factor of It is also indexed in Social indicators and quality of life in Nigeria book, Academic Search, AgeLine, Bibliography of Asian Studies, Business Source, CAB International, Communication Abstracts, Corporate ResourceNet, Criminal Discipline: Quality of Life Research, Sociology.

Nigeria is improving slowly as a country, its GDP is growing and as it does so, so do certain parts of the quality of life pf the people. As can be seen from the graph opposite Nigeria’s GDP has grown massively over the past 15 years and Nigeria is now classified as a Newly Emerging Economy and a middle income country by the World Bank.

Attainment of 70 years life expectancy by is one of the millennium development goals in Nigeria. This study examined the socio-economic determinants of life expectancy in Nigeria using data from Judging from the endogeneity feature of the variables, A VAR and VECM frameworks were by: 6.

School enrollment, primary and secondary (gross), gender parity index (GPI) Terrestrial and marine protected areas (% of total territorial area) Total greenhouse gas emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent) Urban population.

Urban population (% of total population) Economy &. Background: Nigeria and Rwanda are both developing countries located in Sub-Saharan Africa.

They are differently endowed with natural and human resources but what does that translates into in terms of health care?This study aimed at a critical comparative analysis of selected health indicators of Nigeria and Rwanda(a country ravaged by genocide 16 years ago).

Materials and Methods: I. This article is part of the Eurostat online publication Quality of life indicators, providing recent statistics on the quality of life in the European Union (EU).The publication presents a detailed analysis of many different dimensions of quality of life, complementing the indicator traditionally used as the measure of economic and social development, gross domestic product (GDP).

Lagos is the most populous city in Nigeria. With an estimated population of million inhabitants in the city, or rather million in the metropolitan area, Lagos ranks second only. Social Problems and the Quality of Life is a thought-provoking text providing thorough coverage of the social problems that most acutely impact the quality of our lives.

Chapters define what a social problem is, and address a number of questions crucial to understanding social problems. Learning is supported through several pedagogical features /5(30).

MEASURING QUALITY OF LIFE: ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, AND SUBJECTIVE INDICATORS rshavediscussedthe“goodlife”andthedesirablesocietyfor millennia.

In the last decades, scientists offered several alternative approaches to defining and measuring quality of life: social indicators such as health and levels.

Nigeria The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender.

The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by given the risks of poor health and poor.

The report entitled “Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All’’, put Nigeria’s life expectancy atbelow that of Li MauritusGabon and South Africa, with other social services." Improved education indicators could help state and local agencies to: 1.

Monitor changes in such things as the quality of the teaching staff and the curriculum and the performance of students, which would alert them to impending problems.

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Lauer on Size: 56KB. Africa:: Nigeria Print. Flag Description. three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and green; the color green represents the forests and abundant natural wealth of the country, white stands for peace and unity. The World Factbook Country/Location Locator Map Modal.

Africa:: Nigeria Print. No Photos Available. Area - comparative. Nigeria is an NEE and one of the economic leaders in Africa. Nigeria is rich in oil, and this makes 75 per cent of government money, but the rapid economic growth (over 7 per cent per year since ) is found mostly in the non-oil sector (according to the IMF).

Nigeria is making increasing amounts of money from manufacturing and services. Development aid to Nigeria has been low compared to other African countries and has reduced considerably since its peak in Net overseas development aid was roughly USD 11 billion in2 billion in and less than 1 billion in Half of this was for health and population projects/programmes, and one quarter for debt relief.

Family quality of life in Nigeria. Ajuwon PM(1), Brown I. (ID) in Nigeria suggests that perceptions of ID may be shaped by social and cultural beliefs, and that socio-economic factors have prevented the development of policy and services.

The present study sought to explore these suggestions in more detail by administering the Family Cited by: The second book comprises of the explanation and the results of TESEV’s “Good Governance: Improving Quality of Life” project.

The details related to the development of project tools namely “Socio-economic Develop-ment Maps, Public Spending Analysis and Social Satisfaction Surveys” are Size: 1MB. The rest of the report compares a wide range of social outcomes across countries.

Chapter 2 provides a guide to help readers understand the structure of OECD social indicators. Chapter 3 presents new indicators on people’s perceptions of social risks and government effectiveness, while Chapters 4 to 8 then consider these indicators in more.

Center for Coordination of Research on Social Indicators. Washington, Social Science Research Council, Center for Coordination of Research on Social Indicators [] Description Book — viii,87 p. 24cm. Online. Google Books (Full view).

In short, enhance the social and physical environment and improve the Quality of Life. In each of the ten domains, steps are set forth for eliminating undesirable and debilitating features of the domain. Social change comes about by the application of devised steps.

The following points highlight the four key indicators of economic development. The key indicators are: 1. Per Capita Income 2.

Social and Health Indicators 4. Operational Pattern. The most important indicator of economic underde­velopment is low per capita income. Usually, an LDC is defined as one in which per capita real income is low when. This study examined influence of demographic variable on quality of life among women in Ibadan metropolis, Nigeria.

The study utilized cross-sectional research design which involves the use of self-report questionnaire for data collection. A total number of women participated in the study.

Indicators of Quality of Life Increasingly, mortality and morbidity data have been questioned as to whether they fully reflect the health status of a population.

The previous emphasis on using increased life expectancy as an indicator of health is no longer considered adequate, especially in developed countries, and attention has shifted more.

When the SPI is applied to Nigeria, results show there is still significant room for improvement summarised in Table 1. When comparing Nigeria alongside other countries of interest in sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria’s performance in social indicators are overshadowed by the strength of others.

Social indicators Please note this page is currently under revision. Social indicators covering a wide range of subject-matter fields are compiled by the Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, from many national and international sources.

Quality of Life: Meaning, Measurement, and Models program E~lemrent N, Work Unit R 6, AUTHOR(S) Elyse W. Kerce 7. PERFORMING5 ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRE(S 8, PERFORMING ORGANIZATION Navy Personnel P ~search and Development Center REPORT NUMBER San Diego, California NPRkDC-N by: 6.

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Nigeria is one of the most popular countries in Africa. She is indeed a beauty, endowed with natural and mineral resources, different culture and tribes, different religion. Despite the existing differences, this country still stands united as one country.

However, there are social problems [ ].for them? a book by Caplow (American Social Trends, N.Y.: Harcourt Brace Javanovich, Ebook, )? or await the volume comparing change in the other countries of the study.

Social Indicators and Quality of Life Studies Bibliography Bibliographic references on social indicators, numbering 1, items.