Population of Nigeria (2017)

Nigeria population

189,671,466

Births this year: 19,224,134 Births today 7,054
Deaths this year 6,708,422 Deaths today 2,462

Nigeria Population by Religions

Region Name Percents Number
Muslim 50% 88,577,877 people
Christian 40% 70,862,302 people
indigenous beliefs 10% 17,715,575 people

Nigeria Population by Ethnic groups

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
Nigeria, Africa 100% 177,155,754 people

Nigeria population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 177,155,754 90,350,541 86,805,213 100 100 100 104.1
00-04 29,154,053 14,926,293 14,227,760 16.5 16.5 16.4 104.9%
05-09 25,138,706 12,862,588 12,276,118 14.2 14.2 14.1 104.8%
10-14 22,212,282 11,362,423 10,849,859 12.5 12.6 12.5 104.7%
15-19 18,411,640 9,413,431 8,998,209 10.4 10.4 10.4 104.6%
20-24 15,807,010 8,072,686 7,734,324 8.9 8.9 8.9 104.4%
25-29 13,624,906 6,959,590 6,665,316 7.7 7.7 7.7 104.4%
30-34 11,788,623 6,043,909 5,744,714 6.7 6.7 6.6 105.2%
35-39 9,753,209 5,030,607 4,722,602 5.5 5.6 5.4 106.5%
40-44 7,688,913 4,006,142 3,682,771 4.3 4.4 4.2 108.8%
45-49 6,175,196 3,173,742 3,001,454 3.5 3.5 3.5 105.7%
50-54 4,952,613 2,483,654 2,468,959 2.8 2.7 2.8 100.6%
55-59 3,881,005 1,905,090 1,975,915 2.2 2.1 2.3 96.4%
60-64 3,083,927 1,488,541 1,595,386 1.7 1.6 1.8 93.3%
65-69 2,381,655 1,150,706 1,230,949 1.3 1.3 1.4 93.5%
70-74 1,599,245 770,981 828,264 0.9 0.9 1 93.1%
75-79 921,052 436,126 484,926 0.5 0.5 0.6 89.9%
80-84 422,138 194,251 227,887 0.2 0.2 0.3 85.2%
85-89 132,037 58,359 73,678 0.1 0.1 0.1 79.2%
90-94 24,870 10,382 14,488 0 0 0 71.7%
95-99 2,537 989 1,548 0 0 0 63.9%
100+ 137 51 86 0 0 0 59.3%

Nigeria population age chart

Nigeria population Chart age structure

Nigeria sex ratio chart

Nigeria sex ratio

Working age in Nigeria

Chart working age in Nigeria

Nigeria Population by year

Year
Population
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
2003
132,550,146
2004
135,999,250
2005
139,585,891
2006
143,314,909
2007
147,187,353
2008
151,208,080
2009
155,381,020
2010
159,707,780
2011
164,192,925
2012
168,833,776
2013
173,615,345

Chart population history in Nigeria