Nigeria · Population

On this page you can find past, current and future population statistics for Nigeria (from 1950-2100), population map, demographics, live population counter etc. . Question: What is the population of Nigeria? Answer: Current population of Nigeria is: 194 397 409*[1], area 923768 km², population density 210.44 p/km². Capital of Nigeria is Abuja. Continent: Africa.

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Nigeria · Population 1950-2100

Nigeria · historical and predicted populations (both sexes) for the period 1950-2100 (millions) De facto population in Nigeria as of 1 July of the year indicated. Source United Nations Population Division [1].

What was the Nigeria population at your birthday?*

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Current Nigeria population

194 397 409

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Births Today
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Deaths Today
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Sources: [1]
Today's statistic since midnight 00:00.
This year, statistic changes since 1st January
Population = Births** - Deaths

Nigeria population map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)
• Population Growth rate: 13075 / day = 544.81 / hour = 9.08 / minute = 0.1513 / seconds
• Births Growth rate**: 19587 / day = 816.13 / hour = 13.602 / minute = 0.2264 / seconds
• Deaths Growth rate: 6512 / day = 271.33 / hour = 4.522 / minute = 0.0754 / seconds.

Current Nigeria population by age and sex for 2018-01-18*

  Male % Female
0-4 16 829 758 ⇐+5.2% 15 990 413
5-9 14 499 588 ⇐+5.1% 13 789 896
10-14 12 433 763 ⇐+5.3% 11 808 154
15-19 10 413 759 ⇐+5.4% 9 882 768
20-24 8 636 154 ⇐+5.1% 8 213 858
25-29 7 349 281 ⇐+4.8% 7 013 991
30-34 6 404 690 ⇐+4.6% 6 124 097
35-39 5 459 396 ⇐+4.2% 5 239 857
40-44 4 442 187 ⇐+3.4% 4 296 566
45-49 3 471 964 ⇐+1.6% 3 418 385
50-54 2 753 517 +0.6%⇒ 2 770 633
55-59 2 184 762 +2.8%⇒ 2 246 618
60-64 1 623 102 +6.8%⇒ 1 734 129
65-69 1 176 906 +7.7%⇒ 1 268 039
70-74 776 488 +7.9%⇒ 837 847
75-79 406 720 +11.3%⇒ 452 798
80-84 158 493 +15.4%⇒ 182 918
85-89 41 885 +19.6%⇒ 50 079
90-94 5 901 +29.2%⇒ 7 625
95-99 112 +151.8%⇒ 282
100+ 13 +53.8%⇒ 20

Sources: [1]

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Population for cities or regions in Nigeria (48)

Aba Abia
Abakaliki Ebonyi
Abeokuta Ogun
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Ado Ekiti Ekiti
Akure Ondo
Bauchi Bauchi
Benin City Edo
Calabar Cross River
Damaturu Yobe
Effon Alaiye Ekiti
Enugu Enugu
Gboko Benue
Gombe Gombe
Gusau Zamfara
Ibadan Oyo
Ife Osun
Ikorodu Lagos
Ikot Ekpene Akwa Ibom
Ilesha Osun
Ilorin Kwara
Iseyin Oyo
Jimeta Adamawa
Jos Plateau
Kaduna Kaduna
Kano Kano
Katsina Katsina
Lagos Lagos
Maiduguri Borno
Makurdi Benue
Minna Niger
Modakeke Osun
Nnewi Anambra
Ogbomosho Oyo
Okene Kogi
Okpogho Anambra
Ondo Ondo
Onitsha Anambra
Oshogbo Osun
Owerri Imo
Owo Ondo
Oyo Oyo
Port Harcourt Rivers
Sokoto Sokoto
Umuahia Abia
Uyo Akwa Ibom
Warri Delta
Zaria Kaduna

Sources, Notices

* Value is calculated with linear interpolation from 2 nearest estimated (date->population) data (unofficial).
** Net migration is included in Births with this calculation: Births = Population[1] + Deaths[1].
*** For years before 1950 we dont have population data. Value is approximate calculation using function: 1900 population = 70% of 1950 population.
[1] United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2015). World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. Data are estimates and projections according to a medium-fertility variant. Reused with the permission of the United Nations. Downloaded: 2015-11-15 (un.org)
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).