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: 208 712 283*[1], area 923768 km², population density 225.94 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

208 712 283

Today This year
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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 2021-01-17*

  Male % Female
0-4 17 879 784 ⇐+5.5% 16 948 749
5-9 15 597 925 ⇐+5.3% 14 806 660
10-14 13 453 787 ⇐+5.3% 12 771 237
15-19 11 298 944 ⇐+5.5% 10 714 532
20-24 9 248 658 ⇐+5.2% 8 787 853
25-29 7 765 171 ⇐+4.9% 7 402 517
30-34 6 799 360 ⇐+4.6% 6 498 128
35-39 5 916 888 ⇐+4.3% 5 671 711
40-44 4 880 164 ⇐+3.6% 4 712 713
45-49 3 793 271 ⇐+2% 3 720 281
50-54 2 945 952 +0.5%⇒ 2 960 062
55-59 2 349 498 +2.2%⇒ 2 401 806
60-64 1 731 914 +6.4%⇒ 1 842 825
65-69 1 221 135 +9.1%⇒ 1 331 857
70-74 835 310 +6.9%⇒ 893 172
75-79 461 130 +9.9%⇒ 506 987
80-84 193 853 +14.7%⇒ 222 253
85-89 57 496 +18.4%⇒ 68 101
90-94 8 961 +26.6%⇒ 11 346
95-99 7 +3371.4%⇒ 243
100+ 16 +43.8%⇒ 23

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).