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The population of Nigeria

195,875.24 thousands in 2018

Over the last 50 years, population of Nigeria grew substantially from 54,716.74 to 195,875.24 thousands rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 3.09 % in 1978 and then decreased to 2.61 % in 2018.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 195,875.24 2.61 %
2017 190,886.31 2.63 %
2016 185,989.64 2.65 %
2015 181,181.74 2.68 %
2014 176,460.50 2.70 %
2013 171,829.30 2.71 %
2012 167,297.28 2.71 %
2011 162,877.08 2.71 %
2010 158,578.26 2.70 %
2009 154,402.18 2.70 %
2008 150,347.39 2.68 %
2007 146,417.02
Alternate Sources
International Financial Statistics (IFS), Monthly Update 190,886,311 Number in 2017 IMF
WHO/UNICEF Water Supply Statistics 182,201.96 Thousand persons in 2015 WHO
World Development Indicators (WDI) 195,874,740 Number in 2018 WB
The population of Nigeria
% 47.78 % in 2015 WHO
Ethiopia 107,534.88 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Egypt 99,375.74 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
United Republic of Tanzania 59,091.39 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
South Africa 57,398.42 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Kenya 50,950.88 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Uganda 44,270.56 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Algeria 42,008.05 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Sudan 41,511.53 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Morocco 36,191.81 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD
Niger 22,442,948 Number in 2018 WB

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