Nigeria Population 1960-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

The total population in Nigeria was last recorded at 166.2 million people in 2012 from 45.2 million in 1960, changing 268 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Nigeria averaged 93.39 Million from 1960 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 166.21 Million in 2012 and a record low of 45.15 Million in 1960. Population in Nigeria is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria.

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Nigeria Population


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
166.21 164.39 166.21 45.15 1960 - 2012 Million Yearly
The population of Nigeria represents 2.35 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 43 people on the planet is a resident of Nigeria. This page provides - Nigeria Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Nigeria Population - was last refreshed on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Nigeria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 23.90 21.10 23.90 5.30 percent [+]
Population 166.21 164.39 166.21 45.15 Million [+]


Population Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 23.13 Dec/13 22.72 23.13 10.28 Million [+]
Brazil 202.77 Dec/14 201.03 202.77 72.74 Million [+]
Canada 35.67 Dec/14 35.35 35.67 17.91 Million [+]
China 1360.72 Dec/13 1354.04 1360.72 551.96 Million [+]
Euro Area 334.57 Dec/14 333.11 334.57 260.38 Million [+]
France 66.02 Dec/14 65.53 66.02 45.68 Million [+]
Germany 80.82 Dec/14 80.51 82.54 72.67 Million [+]
India 1238.89 Dec/14 1223.58 1238.89 359.00 Million [+]
Indonesia 249.86 Dec/13 246.86 249.86 88.69 Million [+]
Italy 60.78 Dec/14 59.69 60.78 50.20 Million [+]
Japan 127.02 Dec/14 127.30 128.06 83.20 Million [+]
Mexico 122.33 Dec/13 120.85 122.33 38.68 Million [+]
Netherlands 16.82 Dec/14 16.78 16.82 11.49 Million [+]
Russia 143.70 Dec/14 143.30 148.69 119.90 Million [+]
South Korea 50.22 Dec/13 50.00 50.22 25.00 Million [+]
Spain 46.50 Dec/14 46.73 46.82 30.46 Million [+]
Switzerland 8.13 Dec/14 8.04 8.13 5.36 Million [+]
Turkey 77.70 Dec/14 76.67 77.70 28.23 Million [+]
United Kingdom 64.31 Dec/14 63.90 64.31 52.37 Million [+]
United States 318.86 Dec/14 316.50 318.86 76.09 Million [+]