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: 189 618 518*[1], area 923768 km², population density 205.27 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

189 618 518

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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 2017-01-18*

  Male % Female
0-4 16 479 216 ⇐+5.2% 15 670 481
5-9 14 132 917 ⇐+5.1% 13 450 459
10-14 12 093 237 ⇐+5.3% 11 486 638
15-19 10 118 248 ⇐+5.3% 9 605 090
20-24 8 431 675 ⇐+5.1% 8 022 235
25-29 7 210 440 ⇐+4.7% 6 884 285
30-34 6 272 933 ⇐+4.6% 5 999 231
35-39 5 306 666 ⇐+4.1% 5 095 686
40-44 4 295 973 ⇐+3.3% 4 157 639
45-49 3 364 699 ⇐+1.4% 3 317 599
50-54 2 689 274 +0.7%⇒ 2 707 394
55-59 2 129 766 +3.1%⇒ 2 194 809
60-64 1 586 776 +7%⇒ 1 697 842
65-69 1 162 141 +7.3%⇒ 1 246 734
70-74 756 850 +8.3%⇒ 819 376
75-79 388 555 +11.9%⇒ 434 708
80-84 146 689 +15.7%⇒ 169 786
85-89 36 673 +20.1%⇒ 44 062
90-94 4 879 +30.8%⇒ 6 383
95-99 147 +100.7%⇒ 295
100+ 12 +58.3%⇒ 19

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).