Moses Olutoyin Adedokun, Arigbede Oluwole Olarewaju, Simon Loms Manasseh


This paper analyses the spatial pattern of activities of people in Ilorin especially the types, location, spatial pattern, spatial fixity and activity. Data were collected from 500 residents of Ilorin, each of whom completed a time budget diary over one week. Descriptive statistics was used to summarize the data while probability transition analysis was used to analyse the linkages between the activities.  The result shows that the activities were fixed in space and that there is no significant linkage between the activities. The study also shows clearly that spatial structure of activity in Ilorin is different from what obtains in Western cities where there is strict zonation in the usage of space


spatial pattern, urban activities, traditional African city

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