Education in Nigeria

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Statista Dossier on education in Nigeria

This dossier provides data on education in Nigeria. After an overview on education participation, completion rates, and literacy rates, this dossier presents data on primary and secondary education. In particular, the chapter on secondary school focuses mainly on lower secondary education. Eventually, the fourth chapter illustrates data on universities in Nigeria.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Expenditure on education in Nigeria 2012-2018

    • School completion rate in Nigeria 2012-2018, by educational level and gender

    • Literacy rate in Nigeria 2018, by area and gender

    • Literacy rate in Nigeria 2018, by zone and gender

  • 2. Early education
    • Attendance in early childhood education in Nigeria 2018, by gender

    • Stimulation at home in early childhood education in Nigeria 2018

    • Children in early education in Nigeria 2018, by gender and school ownership

    • Public pre-primary schools in Nigeria 2018, by zone

    • Classrooms in pre-primary schools in Nigeria 2018, by zone

  • 3. Primary school
    • Enrollment rate elementary school in Nigeria 2018, by zone and gender

    • Children in enrolled in public elementary school in Nigeria 2018, by state

    • Children in enrolled in public elementary school in Nigeria 2018, by area

    • Children in enrolled in private elementary school in Nigeria 2018

    • Public elementary schools in Nigeria 2018, by zone

    • Classrooms in public elementary schools in Nigeria 2018, by zone

    • Children per class in elementary schools in Nigeria 2018, by state

    • Facilities available in elementary schools in Nigeria 2018

  • 4. Secondary school
    • Enrollment rate in lower secondary school in Nigeria 2018, by zone and gender

    • Students in enrolled in public and private middle school in Nigeria 2018, by age

    • Students in enrolled in public middle school in Nigeria 2018, by zone and area

    • Drop-out rate in lower secondary schools in Nigeria 2018, by class and gender

    • Number of public lower secondary schools in Nigeria 2018, by zone

    • Facilities available in lower secondary schools in Nigeria 2018

    • Gross enrollment ratio in upper secondary school in Nigeria 2012-2016

    • Completion rate for upper secondary school in Nigeria 2013-2016, by gender

  • 5. Tertiary education
    • Number of universities in Nigeria 2020, by ownership

    • Largest universities in Nigeria 2017

    • Number of university students in Nigeria 2017

    • Number of full-time professors in Nigeria 2017

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