Demographics of Nigeria

Statistics report on demographics of Nigeria

Demographics of Nigeria

This report gives information on Nigeria's demographics. After an overview on population data, the report focuses on age structure, life expectancy, birth rate, and fertility rate. Nigeria is one of the countries recording the highest birth rate, population growth, and lowest median age in Africa as well as worldwide. Thereafter, the fourth chapter illustrates data on households, whereas the last two chapters concentrate on mortality and poverty in Nigeria.

Table of contents

Population

5
  • Basic Statistic Population in Africa 2023, by country
  • Basic Statistic Population of Nigeria 1950-2023
  • Premium Statistic Forecast population in Nigeria 2025-2050
  • Basic Statistic Population growth in Nigeria 2022
  • Basic Statistic Largest cities in Nigeria 2022

Age structure and life expectancy

4
  • Premium Statistic Age distribution of population in Nigeria 2021, by gender
  • Basic Statistic Life expectancy in Africa 2023
  • Basic Statistic Median age in Africa 2023, by country
  • Basic Statistic Life expectancy at birth in Nigeria 2023, by gender

Birth and fertility rate

4
  • Basic Statistic Crude birth rate in Africa 2020, by country
  • Basic Statistic Crude birth rate in Nigeria 2011-2021
  • Basic Statistic Fertility rate in Nigeria 2011-2021
  • Premium Statistic Forecast birth rate in Nigeria 2023-2050

Households

3
  • Premium Statistic Household structure in Nigeria 2019, by area
  • Premium Statistic Marital status of women in Nigeria 2018
  • Premium Statistic Marital status of men in Nigeria 2018

Mortality

5
  • Basic Statistic Maternal mortality rate in Africa 2017, by country
  • Premium Statistic Death rate in Nigeria 2021
  • Basic Statistic Main causes of death in Nigeria 2019
  • Basic Statistic Main causes of infant mortality in Nigeria 2019
  • Basic Statistic Infant mortality rate in Nigeria 2023, by gender

Poverty

3
  • Premium Statistic National poverty line in Nigeria 2019
  • Basic Statistic Undernourishment and food insecurity in the Nigerian population 2004-2022
  • Basic Statistic Undernourishment and food insecurity among Nigerian children 2022

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