Nigeria Nigeria: Population, total


The data set "Population, total" for Nigeria contains data from the year 1950 until 2100.
The data until 2010 are actual data. For 2015 and later the population forecast uses 4 different variants to project the population development:
Most likely development of the population
For each country, fertility rate remains constant at the level estimated for 2005-2010
Fertility rate is projected to remain 0,5 children below the fertility in the medium variant
Fertility rate is projected to remain 0,5 children above the fertility in the medium variant
De facto population in a country as of 1 July of the year indicated.
UN Data

Linechart

This section displays the historical and forecast data as line chart, the area around the medium variant line shows the higher and lower variant.

Table

Year Medium variant Constant-fertility
1950 37,859,744  
1955 41,122,332  
1960 45,211,614  
1965 50,238,570  
1970 56,131,845  
1975 63,565,601  
1980 73,698,099  
1985 83,901,572  
1990 95,617,350  
1995 108,424,827  
2000 122,876,727  
2005 139,585,891  
2010 159,707,780 159,707,780
2015 183,523,432 183,700,359
2020 210,158,878 212,101,112
2025 239,874,442 245,884,991
2030 273,120,384 286,392,458
2035 310,125,396 335,157,516
2040 350,720,062 393,906,862
2045 394,380,709 464,626,956
2050 440,355,062 549,755,512
2055 488,278,140 652,419,648
2060 537,734,877 776,369,935
2065 588,306,994 926,080,485
2070 639,300,571 1,106,844,774
2075 690,100,462 1,324,848,286
2080 739,689,046 1,587,536,018
2085 787,446,415 1,903,838,776
2090 832,683,687 2,284,500,555
2095 875,007,723 2,742,506,850
2100 913,833,864 3,293,503,349

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Nigeria has a world share of 2.5%.

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Population, total
183,523,432
Population, female 90,057,638
Population, female (% of total) 49.1
Population, male 93,465,794

General data

Data set Value
Area (sq. km) 923,770.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 405,082,677,660
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 2,178