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Nigeria - Crude death rate

12.5
(per 1,000 people)
in 2016

In 2016, death rate for Nigeria was 12.5 per 1,000 people. Death rate of Nigeria fell gradually from 23.7 per 1,000 people in 1967 to 12.5 per 1,000 people in 2016.

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Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths 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 12.5 -2.38 %
2015 12.8 -2.33 %
2014 13.1 -2.28 %
2013 13.4 -2.23 %
2012 13.7 -2.19 %
2011 14.0 -2.23 %
2010 14.3 -2.33 %
2009 14.6 -2.48 %
2008 15.0 -2.60 %
2007 15.4 -2.66 %
2006 15.8 -2.62 %
2005 16.3