Population of Nigeria (2017)

Nigeria population

18,553,604

Births this year: 0 Births today 0
Deaths this year 51,734 Deaths today 119

Nigeria Population by Religions

Region Name Percents Number
Muslim 50% 9,302,669 people
Christian 40% 7,442,135 people
indigenous beliefs 10% 1,860,534 people

Nigeria Population by Ethnic groups

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
Nigeria, Africa 100% 18,605,338 people

Nigeria population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 182,201,962 92,788,950 89,413,012 100 100 100 103.8
00-04 31,109,162 15,935,196 15,173,966 17.1 17.2 17 105
05-09 26,487,539 13,563,867 12,923,672 14.5 14.6 14.5 105
10-14 22,552,424 11,564,761 10,987,663 12.4 12.5 12.3 105.3
15-19 18,833,784 9,659,632 9,174,152 10.3 10.4 10.3 105.3
20-24 15,839,184 8,114,336 7,724,848 8.7 8.7 8.6 105
25-29 13,677,956 6,994,967 6,682,989 7.5 7.5 7.5 104.7
30-34 11,873,899 6,068,454 5,805,445 6.5 6.5 6.5 104.5
35-39 9,941,581 5,069,639 4,871,942 5.5 5.5 5.4 104.1
40-44 8,011,089 4,069,056 3,942,033 4.4 4.4 4.4 103.2
45-49 6,359,415 3,198,229 3,161,186 3.5 3.4 3.5 101.2
50-54 5,198,823 2,589,573 2,609,250 2.9 2.8 2.9 99.2
55-59 4,158,822 2,044,416 2,114,406 2.3 2.2 2.4 96.7
60-64 3,171,927 1,530,400 1,641,527 1.7 1.6 1.8 93.2
65-69 2,352,896 1,139,226 1,213,670 1.3 1.2 1.4 93.9
70-74 1,517,086 726,374 790,712 0.8 0.8 0.9 91.9
75-79 766,997 360,365 406,632 0.4 0.4 0.5 88.6
80-84 277,776 128,369 149,407 0.2 0.1 0.2 85.9
85-89 63,310 28,585 34,725 0 0 0 82.3
90-94 7,749 3,294 4,455 0 0 0 73.9
95-99 516 201 315 0 0 0 63.8
100+ 27 10 17 0 0 0 58.8

Nigeria Age structure and Population pyramid

Nigeria Age structure and Population pyramid

Nigeria Sex ratio

Nigeria Sex ratio

Nigeria Dependency ratios

Chart working age in Nigeria

Nigeria Population (1950 - 2017)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2016 186,987,563 2.63 4,785,601 103.84 205.31
2015 182,201,962 2.66 4,725,976 103.78 200.05
2014 177,475,986 2.70 4,659,469 103.71 194.86
2013 172,816,517 2.72 4,576,114 103.64 189.75
2012 168,240,403 2.73 4,469,734 103.57 184.72
2011 163,770,669 2.73 4,345,927 103.49 179.82
2010 159,424,742 2.72 4,217,597 103.42 175.04
2005 139,611,303 13.62 16,734,580 102.98 153.29
2000 122,876,723 13.33 14,451,901 102.54 134.92
1995 108,424,822 13.39 12,807,477 102.17 119.05
1990 95,617,345 13.96 11,715,775 101.98 104.99
1985 83,901,570 13.84 10,203,474 101.73 92.12
1980 73,698,096 15.94 10,132,498 101.74 80.92
1975 63,565,598 13.24 7,433,754 100.90 69.79
1970 56,131,844 11.73 5,893,275 100.56 61.63
1965 50,238,569 11.12 5,026,955 100.28 55.16
1960 45,211,614 9.94 4,089,281 99.98 49.64
1955 41,122,333 8.62 3,262,588 99.74 45.15
1950 37,859,745 99.54 41.57
Chart population Nigeria Population (1950 - 2017)