Nigeria Population  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

The total population in Nigeria was estimated at 182.2 million people in 2015, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Nigeria had a population of 45.2 million people.

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Nigeria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 13.90 13.30 19.70 5.10 percent [+]
Population 182.20 178.52 182.20 45.15 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 11198.00 10644.00 11198.00 4672.00 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 25.00 24.00 25.00 11.70 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 132264.00 132481.00 132481.00 132264.00 NGN/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 43415.20 43415.20 43415.20 43415.20 NGN/Month [+]
Employed Persons 69470.90 69042.30 69470.90 66951.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 187226.00 155444.00 499521.00 79465.00 Jobs [+]
Employment Rate 86.10 86.40 93.60 86.10 percent [+]


Nigeria Population Notes

The population of Nigeria represents 2.35 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 43 people on the planet is a resident of Nigeria. This page provides the latest reported value for - Nigeria Population - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Nigeria Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
182.20 178.52 182.20 45.15 1960 - 2015 Million Yearly



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