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Nigeria - Crude birth rate

38.9
(per 1,000 people)
in 2016

In 2016, birth rate for Nigeria was 38.9 per 1,000 people. Birth rate of Nigeria fell gradually from 45.9 per 1,000 people in 1967 to 38.9 per 1,000 people in 2016.

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Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

Date Value Change, %
2016 38.9 -1.23 %
2015 39.4 -1.17 %
2014 39.8 -1.09 %
2013 40.3 -0.98 %
2012 40.7 -0.87 %
2011 41.0 -0.76 %
2010 41.3 -0.67 %
2009 41.6 -0.60 %
2008 41.9 -0.56 %
2007 42.1 -0.52 %
2006 42.3 -0.48 %
2005 42.5