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: 215 077 915*[1], area 923768 km², population density 232.83 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

215 077 915

Today This year
Population growth Today
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Births Today
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Changes every 4.411 sec.
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Deaths Today
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Changes every 13.268 sec.
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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 2022-05-19*

  Male % Female
0-4 18 346 717 ⇐+5.6% 17 374 908
5-9 16 086 342 ⇐+5.4% 15 258 801
10-14 13 907 378 ⇐+5.4% 13 199 507
15-19 11 692 574 ⇐+5.5% 11 084 407
20-24 9 521 030 ⇐+5.3% 9 043 101
25-29 7 950 112 ⇐+4.9% 7 575 289
30-34 6 974 865 ⇐+4.7% 6 664 454
35-39 6 120 328 ⇐+4.4% 5 863 751
40-44 5 074 927 ⇐+3.6% 4 897 768
45-49 3 936 152 ⇐+2.1% 3 854 531
50-54 3 031 526 +0.4%⇒ 3 044 298
55-59 2 422 755 +2%⇒ 2 470 816
60-64 1 780 301 +6.2%⇒ 1 891 161
65-69 1 240 802 +9.6%⇒ 1 360 236
70-74 861 468 +6.5%⇒ 917 775
75-79 485 326 +9.4%⇒ 531 085
80-84 209 576 +14.4%⇒ 239 744
85-89 64 438 +18.1%⇒ 76 115
90-94 10 322 +26%⇒ 13 001
95-99 -39 +-679.5%⇒ 226
100+ 17 +41.2%⇒ 24

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).