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Nigeria - Population growth rate

2.6
(%)
in 2016

Nigeria population growth rate was at level of 2.6 % in 2016, unchanged from the previous year.

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Annual population growth rate for year t is the exponential rate of growth of midyear population from year t-1 to t, expressed as a percentage . Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of the country of origin.

Date Value Change, %
2016 2.6 -0.81 %
2015 2.6 -0.72 %
2014 2.7 -0.50 %
2013 2.7 -0.18 %
2012 2.7 0.11 %
2011 2.7 0.23 %
2010 2.7 0.28 %
2009 2.7 0.46 %
2008 2.6 0.66 %
2007 2.6 0.81 %
2006 2.6 0.97 %
2005 2.6