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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative
slightly more than twice the size of California
Area > Comparative to US places
slightly more than twice the size of California
Area > Land 910,768 sq km [31st of 238]
Area > Land (per capita) 6.227 sq km per 1,000 people [159th of 227]
Area > Total 923,768 sq km [38th of 250]
Area > Total (per capita) 6.316 sq km per 1,000 people [165th of 231]
Area > Water 13,000 sq km [34th of 239]
Area > Water (per capita) 88.886 sq km per million people [102nd of 225]
Capital city with population Abuja - 339,000
capitals and largest cities > Countries > Cities larger than the capital
Lagos, Ibadan, Kano, Ilorin, Port Harcourt, Ogbomosho
Climate
varies; equatorial in south, tropical in center, arid in north
Coastline 853 km [98th of 271]
Elevation extremes > Highest point Chappal Waddi 2,419 m
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Forested Land 14.8% [130th of 193]
Geographic coordinates 10 00 N, 8 00 E
Geography > Note
the Niger enters the country in the northwest and flows southward through tropical rain forests and swamps to its delta in the Gulf of Guinea
Irrigated land 2,820 sq km [68th of 196]
Irrigated land (per capita) 20.942 sq km per million people [148th of 167]
Land area > sq. km 910,770 km² [30th of 206]
Land area > sq. km (per capita) 6.924 km² per 1,000 people [146th of 206]
Land boundaries > Border countries
Benin 773 km, Cameroon 1,690 km, Chad 87 km, Niger 1,497 km
Land boundaries > Total 4,047 km [44th of 166]
Land boundaries > Total (per capita) 27.671 km per million people [153rd of 164]
Land use > Arable land 33.02% [19th of 258]
Land use > Other 63.84% [215th of 258]
Land use > Permanent crops 3.14% [68th of 258]
Largest city Lagos
Largest city population 10,287,000 [8th of 174]
Largest city population (per capita) 0.08 per capita [135th of 174]
Largest city with population
Lagos - (est. 10,000,000 to 15,000,000)
Location
Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon
Map references
Africa
Maritime claims > Continental shelf
200 m depth or to the depth of exploitation
Maritime claims > Exclusive economic zone 200 nautical mile [33rd of 123]
Maritime claims > Territorial sea 12 nautical mile [23rd of 191]
Natural hazards
periodic droughts; flooding
Natural resources
natural gas, petroleum, tin, iron ore, coal, limestone, niobium, lead, zinc, arable land
Population density 124.98 people per sqkm [82nd of 256]
Population density > people per sq. km 144.42 people/m² [59th of 204]
Precipitation 1,507 mm [15th of 95]
Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land 220.95 people/km² of arable lan [103rd of 188]
Surface area > sq. km 923,770 km² [31st of 206]
Surface area > sq. km (per capita) 7.023 km² per 1,000 people [148th of 207]
tallest mountains > Mountain Chappal Waddi
Terrain
southern lowlands merge into central hills and plateaus; mountains in southeast, plains in north


 

SOURCES
CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook, City Population, CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer, Official government websites.; Wikipedia: List of capitals and largest cities by country ; FAO; World Development Indicators database; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Heal The World Foundation.; Wikipedia: List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Nigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Environment
 

Acidification 0% [63rd of 141]
Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.48 % of GNI [70th of 179]
Adjusted savings: net forest depletion > % of GNI 0.14 % of GNI [45th of 57]
Adjusted savings: particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.81 % of GNI [38th of 165]
Areas under protection 27 [80th of 146]
Areas under protection (per capita) 0.209683 per 1 million people [140th of 146]
Biodiversity richness 2 [18th of 53]
Biosphere reserves area 131 thousand hectares [65th of 86]
Biosphere reserves area (per capita) 1.01735 thousand hectares per 1 [80th of 86]
Breeding birds threatened 1.32% [104th of 136]
Carbon efficiency 2.12 CO2 emissions/$ GDP [32nd of 141]
CFC consumption 218,258 [11th of 107]
CFC consumption (per capita) 1.69499 per 1,000 people [27th of 107]
CO2 Emissions 48,145.7 [52nd of 178]
CO2 Emissions (per capita) 0.373901 per 1,000 people [135th of 176]
CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP 0.41 kg/PPP$ [61st of 170]
CO2 emissions > kt 52,175.77 kt [53rd of 195]
CO2 emissions > kt (per capita) 0.414 kt per 1,000 people [152nd of 196]
CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating 3 [55th of 75]
Current issues
soil degradation; rapid deforestation; urban air and water pollution; desertification; oil pollution - water, air, and soil; has suffered serious damage from oil spills; loss of arable land; rapid urbanization
Ecological footprint 1.31 [93rd of 141]
Endangered species protection 45.8% [95th of 141]
Environmental agreement compliance 3.38 [55th of 70]
Fertiliser consumption 66.77 hundred grams/hectare [116th of 141]
Forest area > % of land area 12.18 % of land area [139th of 195]
Forest area > sq. km 110,890 km² [46th of 195]
Forest area > sq. km (per capita) 843.08 km² per 1,000 people [155th of 195]
Freshwater withdrawal 8.01 [46th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural 69% [68th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic 21% [42nd of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial 10% [43rd of 124]
Groundwater withdrawals 0 [115th of 188]
International agreements > Party to
Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands
International agreements > Signed but not ratified
none of the selected agreements
Known breeding bird species 286 [22nd of 146]
Known breeding bird species (per capita) 2.22108 per 1 million people [138th of 146]
Known mammal species 274 [20th of 145]
Known mammal species (per capita) 2.12789 per 1 million people [128th of 145]
Marine fish catch 280,941 tons [38th of 141]
Marine fish catch (per capita) 2.18179 tons per 1,000 people [79th of 141]
Non-wildness 1.6% [90th of 141]
NOx emissions per populated area 0.24 thousand metric tons/squ [69th of 141]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day 82,477.21 kg/day [37th of 115]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker 0.17 kg per day per worker [65th of 115]
PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter 67 mcg/m³ [45th of 185]
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 11,023 [59th of 199]
Protected area 3.3 [98th of 147]
SO2 emissions per populated area 190 thousand metric tons/squ [99th of 141]
SO2 exports 956.91 hundred metric tons [86th of 141]
Threatened species 40 [51st of 158]
Threatened species > Mammal 26 [29th of 160]
Total renewable water resources 286.2 cu km [2nd of 31]
Urban NO2 concentration 28.68 micrograms/m3 [124th of 141]
Urban SO2 concentration 149.5 micrograms/m3 [4th of 141]
Water > Availability 2.26 thousand cubic metres [78th of 141]
Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration 6.77 mls/litre [93rd of 141]
Water > Phosphorus concentration 0.66 mls/litre [13th of 141]
Water > Salinisation 1,157.79 [33rd of 141]
Water > Severe water stress 17.8 [54th of 140]
Water > Suspended solids 5.99 mls/litre [38th of 141]
Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions 11.26 % [17th of 114]
Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.08 % [86th of 112]
Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions 40.17 % [72nd of 114]
Water pollution, metal industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.39 % [73rd of 94]
Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions 3.47 % [51st of 107]
Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions 15.4 % [31st of 111]
Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions 23.49 % [16th of 114]
Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions 4.75 % [10th of 114]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area 58 thousand hectares [77th of 112]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area (per capita) 0.450429 thousand hectares per 1 m [103rd of 112]
Wildness 0.55% [95th of 141]


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ALTERNATIVE NAMES: Nigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeria


2) Human geography

Labor
 

Agricultural workers > Female 2% [66th of 77]
Agricultural workers > Male 4% [70th of 78]
CPIA building human resources rating 3 [52nd of 75]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14 23.91 [35th of 89]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 47.32 [54th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 64.27 [144th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 71.23 [144th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 72.56 [144th of 165]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 76.59 [124th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 78.45 [110th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 81.23 [84th of 163]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 80.48 [59th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 75.74 [38th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 66.61 [30th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 46.47 [33rd of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 10-14 32.1 [22nd of 92]
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 60.03 [37th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 83.33 [85th of 166]
Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 94.33 [116th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 96.38 [134th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 35-39 97.35 [96th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 97.7 [35th of 163]
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 98.48 [7th of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 96.33 [23rd of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 94.24 [20th of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 90.75 [13th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 10-14 15.67 [43rd of 89]
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 34.59 [69th of 164]
Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 45.33 [142nd of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 48.47 [138th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 49.28 [142nd of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 56.65 [120th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 59.99 [105th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 64.93 [87th of 161]
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 65.67 [70th of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 58.81 [45th of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 45.11 [46th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 25.61 [43rd of 167]
Employees, agriculture, female > % of female employment 1.9 % [57th of 86]
Employees, agriculture, male > % of male employment 3.7 % [64th of 86]
Employees, industry, female > % of female employment 11.2 % [63rd of 86]
Employees, industry, male > % of male employment 29.9 % [49th of 86]
Employees, services, female > % of female employment 86.8 % [5th of 86]
Employees, services, male > % of male employment 66.5 % [7th of 86]
Employment in agriculture > % of total employment 2.9 % [77th of 94]
Employment in industry > % of total employment 22 % [62nd of 94]
Employment in services > % of total employment 75.1 % [4th of 94]
Female economic activity 47.6% [100th of 156]
Female economic activity growth 2% [82nd of 156]
Firing cost > weeks of wages 49.8 weeks of wages [66th of 164]
force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64 46.59 % [148th of 184]
force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64 85.8 % [43rd of 184]
force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64 66.33 % [118th of 184]
force with primary education > % of total 20.9 % [31st of 48]
force with secondary education > % of total 40.2 % [18th of 51]
force with tertiary education > % of total 27.3 % [8th of 52]
force, female > % of total labor force 34.7 % [151st of 184]
force, total 47,868,360 [10th of 184]
force, total (per capita) 0.364 per capita [164th of 184]
Industrial workers > Female 11% [61st of 79]
Industrial workers > Male 30% [48th of 79]
Labor force 50,130,000 [9th of 132]
Labor force (per capita) 371,247.633 per million people [92nd of 131]
Labor force > By occupation
agriculture 70%, industry 10%, services 20%
Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture 70% [2nd of 32]
Labor force > By occupation > Industry 10% [16th of 29]
Labor force > By occupation > Services 20% [16th of 29]
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date October 2, 2002
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age 15 [96th of 146]
Parental leave > Paid maternity leave 12 weeks
Regulation 43 [94th of 123]
Regulation > Employment Conditions 76 [61st of 123]
Regulation > Firing 36 [60th of 123]
Regulation > Hiring 17 [121st of 123]
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date October 17, 1960
Rigidity of employment index 21 [136th of 166]
Service workers > Female 87% [9th of 79]
Service workers > Male 66% [6th of 79]
Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 34 % [113rd of 174]
Technicians in R&D > per million people 68.45 per million people [6th of 49]
Unemployment rate 4.9% [60th of 107]
Unemployment, female > % of female labor force 15.4 % [21st of 95]
Unemployment, male > % of male labor force 18 % [3rd of 95]
Unemployment, total > % of total labor force 16.9 % [8th of 101]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ 18,000,000 $ [109th of 149]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP) 0.182 $ per $1,000 of GDP [134th of 166]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per capita) 0.137 $ per 1,000 people [142nd of 167]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ 3,329,000,000 $ [21st of 156]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP) 33.643 $ per $1,000 of GDP [52nd of 165]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per capita) 25.31 $ per capita [103rd of 167]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ 3,328,694,000 BoP $ [11th of 115]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP) 33.64 BoP $ per $1 million of [35th of 142]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita) 25.308 BoP $ per 1,000 people [55th of 143]


 

SOURCES
ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Key Indicators of the Labour Market 2001-2002. February 2002; World Development Indicators database; Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details: ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: Minimum Age Convention, 1973 ; Wikipedia: Parental leave ; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference.; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference; Wikipedia: Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Nigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Lifestyle
 

Happiness level > Not very or not at all happy 27% 18th of 50]
Happiness level > Quite happy 28% [50th of 50]
Happiness level > Very happy 45% [2nd of 50]
Happiness net 46% [34th of 50]
Life satisfaction inequality 2.7 [24th of 87]
Political orientation > Far left 9% [6th of 61]
Political orientation > Far right 5.3% [24th of 61]


 

SOURCES
World Values Survey; World Values Survey 2005; World Database of Happiness, Happiness in Nations, Rank Report 2004/3b. Equality of happiness in 90 nations 1990-2000. How much citizens differ in enjoyment of their life as a whole; World Values Survey

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Nigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Peuple
 

African countries by population density > area 923,768 [14th of 56]
African countries by population density > pop. dens. 141 [9th of 56]
African countries by population density > population 129,934,911 [1st of 56]
Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population 0.9 [19th of 185]
Age structure > 0-14 years 42.3 % [38th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years 42.3 [40th of 226]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 29,806,204 [7th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 41.7% [40th of 227]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 31,171,949 [7th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years 54.6 [186th of 226]
Age structure > 15-64 years 54.6 % [188th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 39,611,565 [11th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 55.3% [182nd of 227]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 41,243,003 [11th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over 3.1 % [180th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 2,270,267 [25th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 3% [180th of 227]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 2,152,318 [20th of 225]
Birth rate 37.23 births/1,000 population [31st of 226]
Chinese population 2,000 [70th of 127]
Chinese population (per capita) 1.553 per 100,000 people [104th of 126]
CPIA social protection rating 3 [52nd of 75]
Death rate 16.88 deaths/1,000 population [15th of 226]
Education expenditures 0.9 % of GDP [8th of 55]
Ethnic groups
Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic groups; the following are the most populous and politically influential: Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%
Ethnicity > London 68,907 [6th of 21]
Female population > Age 10-14 7,874,407 [7th of 224]
Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 5.97 [57th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 6,908,565 [8th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.24 [76th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 6,127,618 [8th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 4.65 [75th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 5,230,895 [9th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 3.97 [90th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 4,062,001 [11th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.08 [174th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 3,266,797 [11th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.48 [193rd of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 2,735,519 [13th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2.07 [191st of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 2,254,256 [14th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.71 [194th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 1,894,882 [15th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.44 [189th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 1,635,358 [15th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.24 [168th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 1,290,024 [15th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.98 [159th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 943,783 [17th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.72 [169th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 628,905 [22nd of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.48 [183rd of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 354,007 [28th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.27 [186th of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 198,000 [31st of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.15 [207th of 224]
Gender development 0.449 [121st of 141]
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital Abuja
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
300 (est.) (Hellenic Republic: Ministry of Foreign Affairs: )
Jewish population > By country > Jews > Estimated number of Jews 10,000 [33rd of 102]
Male population > Age 10-14 8,002,169 [7th of 224]
Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.07 [60th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 7,030,168 [8th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.33 [83rd of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 6,259,324 [8th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 4.75 [78th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 5,417,866 [9th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.11 [80th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 4,349,238 [10th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.3 [160th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 3,517,560 [11th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.67 [181st of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 2,883,085 [12th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2.19 [181st of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 2,367,404 [13th of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.8 [174th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 1,945,211 [13th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.48 [162nd of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 1,619,811 [14th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.23 [153rd of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 1,255,218 [15th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.95 [145th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 887,621 [17th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.67 [158th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 568,445 [19th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.43 [173rd of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 309,094 [24th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.23 [187th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 164,847 [26th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.13 [193rd of 224]
Median age > Female 19 years [180th of 224]
Median age > Male 18.8 years [177th of 224]
Median age > Total 18.9 years [179th of 224]
Nationality > Adjective Nigerian
Nationality > Noun Nigerian(s)
Nobel prize laureates 1 [27th of 44]
Nobel prize laureates (per capita) 0.00776603 per 1 million people [30th of 44]
Percentage living in rural areas. 53% [73rd of 193]
Percentage living in urban areas 47% [127th of 199]
Population 146,255,312 [9th of 242]
Population > CIA Factbook 146,255,312 [9th of 240]
Population > Note
estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2007 est.)
Population ages 0-14 > % of total 44.27 % [18th of 185]
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 52.71 % [165th of 185]
Population ages 65 and above > % of total 3.03 % [154th of 185]
Population growth > annual % 2.17 annual % [45th of 195]
Population growth rate 2.025% [63rd of 235]
Population in 2015 160,931 [8th of 225]
Population in largest city 10,886,070 [12th of 118]
Population in largest city (per capita) 0.083 per capita [90th of 118]
Population in the largest city > % of urban population 17.17 % [93rd of 118]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million 18,745,440 [11th of 106]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million (per capita) 0.143 per capita [73rd of 106]
Population, female > % of total 49.4 % [155th of 190]
Projected population growth 139.73% [24th of 141]
Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates 19 Apr 1991
Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories 26 Jan 1990
Rural population 68,132,370 [6th of 193]
Rural population (per capita) 0.518 per capita [77th of 194]
Rural population growth > annual % 0.52 annual % [86th of 193]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.04 [45th of 223]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.04 male(s)/female [38th of 224]
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.95 male(s)/female [26th of 223]
Sex ratio > At birth 1.03 male(s)/female [167th of 223]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65 1.04 [43rd of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth 1.03 [195th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65 0.91 [40th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > total 1.02 [57th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15 1.02 [167th of 215]
Sex ratio > Total population 1.04 male(s)/female [31st of 224]
Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.05 male(s)/female [57th of 224]
Total fertility rate 5.01 children born/woman [31st of 225]
Total Population 131,859,731 [9th of 227]
Total population > Age 10-14 15,876,576 [7th of 224]
Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 12.04 [57th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 13,938,733 [8th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 10.57 [81st of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 12,386,942 [8th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 9.39 [79th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 10,648,761 [9th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 8.08 [86th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 8,411,239 [11th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 6.38 [172nd of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 6,784,357 [11th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 5.15 [192nd of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 5,618,604 [13th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 4.26 [192nd of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 4,621,660 [13th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 3.5 [187th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 3,840,093 [13th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 2.91 [171st of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 3,255,169 [15th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 2.47 [158th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 2,545,242 [15th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 1.93 [151st of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 1,831,404 [17th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 1.39 [165th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 1,197,350 [22nd of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.91 [180th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 663,101 [26th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.5 [185th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 362,847 [30th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.28 [199th of 224]
Total Population > Female 65,195,822 [10th of 227]
Total Population > Male 66,663,909 [8th of 227]
Urban population 63,397,300 [9th of 195]
Urban population (per capita) 0.482 per capita [118th of 196]
Urban population growth > annual % 3.97 annual % [28th of 195]
Urbanization 45 [131st of 204]
Urbanization in 1975 23.4% [120th of 164]
Urbanization in 2015 55.5% [99th of 164]
Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males 78 [102nd of 144]
Women > Antenatal care coverage % 64 [111st of 133]
Women > Contraceptive prevalence % 15 [148th of 170]
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 102 [156th of 173]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 800 [23rd of 166]
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 42 [148th of 172]

SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of African countries by population density ; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; University Libraries, Ohio University; Wikipedia: London ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Wikipedia: Greek diaspora ; Wikipedia: Jewish population ; The Nobel Foundation; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; World Development Indicators database and CIA World Factbook; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: http://esa.un.org/unpp; Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC: PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human RIghts; Wikipedia: Sex ratio ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York; UNICEF

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Nigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Mortality

 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people 18.82 per 1,000 people [19th of 195]
rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults 495.27 per 1,000 female adults [16th of 185]
rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults 498.62 per 1,000 male adults [18th of 185]
rate, infant > per 1,000 live births 100 per 1,000 live births [18th of 187]
rate, under-5 > per 1,000 194 per 1,000 [13th of 187]


 

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Nigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeria

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population 0.7382 [156th of 195]
immigrant population > Number of immigrants 971,000 [40th of 195]
immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world 0.5204
International migration stock > % of population 0.74 % [168th of 205]
International migration stock, total 971,450 [40th of 205]
Net migration -170,000 [146th of 180]
Net migration (per capita) -1.292 per 1 million people [80th of 185]
Net migration rate -0.1 migrant(s)/1,000 populati [91st of 225]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 9,019 [65th of 151]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita) 68.57 per 1 million people [106th of 162]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin 22,128 [37th of 77]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin (per capita) 0.168 per 1 million people [65th of 77]
Refugees 7,900 [68th of 110]
Refugees (per capita) 0.0613516 per 1,000 people [93rd of 110]
Refugees > Convention on refugees 23 Oct 1967 a
Refugees > Outflow 4,000 [49th of 76]
Refugees > Outflow (per capita) 0.0310641 per 1,000 people [70th of 76]
Refugees > US acceptance rates 6.06 [47th of 49]
Refugees > US applications 33 [29th of 64]
Refugees > US applications (per capita) 0.000256279 per 1,000 people [50th of 63]
Refugees > US applications approved 2 [45th of 53]
Refugees > US applications approved (per capita) 0 per 1,000 people [48th of 52]
Refugees > US applications otherwise closed 3 [25th of 39]
Refugees > US applications otherwise closed (per capita) 0 per 1,000 people [30th of 38]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs 250,000 [21st of 40]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs (per capita) 1.812 per 1,000 people [32nd of 40]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin) 5,778 (Liberia)
US visa lottery winners 7,145 US visa lottery winners [1st of 178]
US visa lottery winners (per capita) 55.4883 US visa lottery winners [37th of 176]


 

SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of countries by immigrant population ; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; United Nations Treaty Collection; UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). 2002. Correspondence on refugees and internally displaced persons. February. Geneva.; Nationmaster.com calculations based on USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) data; United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Nigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeria

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