Nigeria Nigeria: 20,176 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Nigeria is a country in West Africa.
The population in Nigeria totals 183,52 million people are is therefore seventh most populated country in the world. The fertility rate was 6,00 births per women in the year 2015. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Nigeria in the year 2050 will rise to 440,36 million and in the year 2100 to 913,83 million. Nigeria has a life expectency of 52,3 years.

With an area of 923.770 sq. km Nigeria has a rank of 31 among all countries in the world. Nigeria has a population density of 198,7 people per sq. km (World rank 63). By 2050 the population density will rise to 476,7 people per sq. km und and by 2100 will rise to 989,2 people per sq. km. The borderline with its neighboring countries is 4.047 km. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 853 km.

The economic strength of Nigeria in the year 2016 according to the gross domestic product accounts for 405,08 billion US $ and ranks 27th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita amounts to 2.178 US $ and is therefore in the lower ranks in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 10,5 % of the GDP, placing Nigeria at rank 160 in the ranking of all countries. The unemployment rate in the year 2016 was 5,0 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1960
ISO country code NG
Internet Domain .ng
License plate WAN
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Nigeria

All datasets for Nigeria by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (172)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (286)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (18,313)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (841)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Patent applications, residents
High-tech exports (% of manufactured exports)
Geography and Agriculture (530)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (34)
Internet users
Mobile phones