Nigeria Population Statistics

20, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Nigeria › Change country
Economic Indicator: Population › See all Nigeria indicators, › See Population data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Naira
Currency Symbol: NGN

Source: International Financial Institution Latest actual data: 2012 Primary domestic currency: Nigerian naira Data last updated: 03/2016

Population Statistics for Nigeria , Year 2015 - In Detail

Population for Nigeria in year 2015 is 178.721 Million .

This makes Nigeria No. 7 in world rankings according to Population in year 2015. The world's average Population value is 37.77 Million ; Nigeria is 140.95 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Population for Nigeria was 173.94 Million Population for Nigeria in 2015 was or will be 2.75% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Population for Nigeria was or will be 183.64 Million , which is 2.75% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Population for Nigeria, in other Years
Year Million
  2021 210.313
  2020 204.684
  2019 199.206
  2018 193.875
  2017 188.686
  2016 183.636
2015 178.721
  2014 173.938
  2013 169.282
  2012 164.752
  2011 160.342
  2010 156.051
  2009 151.874
  2008 147.81
  2007 143.854
  2006 140.004
  2005 136.253
  2004 132.602
  2003 129.05
  2002 125.593
  2001 122.228
  2000 118.953
  1999 115.766
  1998 112.665
  1997 109.647
  1996 106.709
  1995 103.85
  1994 101.068
  1993 98.36
  1992 95.725
  1991 93.161
  1990 90.557
  1989 87.998
  1988 85.488
  1987 83.043
  1986 80.688
  1985 78.435
  1984 76.299
  1983 74.272
  1982 72.318
  1981 70.388
  1980 68.447