Population: Nigeria

Yearly Population of Nigeria

Nigeria Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 37,859,750 18,973,396 18,886,354 None 6.4 19.1 41.6
1951 38,424,142 19,256,827 19,167,315 1.49 564,392 6.4 19.1 42.2
1952 39,035,435 19,563,078 19,472,357 1.59 611,293 6.4 19.1 42.9
1953 39,686,159 19,888,591 19,797,568 1.67 650,724 6.4 19.1 43.6
1954 40,370,853 20,230,777 20,140,076 1.73 684,694 6.4 19.1 44.3
1955 41,086,100 20,587,986 20,498,114 1.77 715,247 6.4 19.1 45.1
1956 41,830,617 20,959,615 20,871,002 1.81 744,517 6.4 19.1 45.9
1957 42,605,120 21,345,979 21,259,141 1.85 774,503 6.4 19.1 46.8
1958 43,412,094 21,748,256 21,663,838 1.89 806,974 6.4 19.1 47.7
1959 44,255,337 22,168,235 22,087,102 1.94 843,243 6.4 19.1 48.6
1960 45,138,460 22,607,613 22,530,847 2.00 883,123 6.4 19.1 49.6
1961 46,063,570 23,067,404 22,996,166 2.05 925,110 6.4 19.1 50.6
1962 47,029,818 23,547,218 23,482,600 2.10 966,248 6.4 19.1 51.6
1963 48,032,932 24,045,065 23,987,867 2.13 1,003,114 6.4 19.1 52.7
1964 49,066,762 24,558,049 24,508,713 2.15 1,033,830 6.4 19.1 53.9
1965 50,127,920 25,084,613 25,043,307 2.16 1,061,158 6.4 19.0 55.0
1966 51,217,969 25,625,360 25,592,609 2.17 1,090,049 6.4 19.0 56.2
1967 52,342,231 26,182,793 26,159,438 2.20 1,124,262 6.4 19.0 57.5
1968 53,506,201 26,759,815 26,746,386 2.22 1,163,970 6.4 19.0 58.7
1969 54,717,035 27,360,228 27,356,807 2.26 1,210,834 6.4 19.0 60.1
1970 55,982,142 27,987,755 27,994,387 2.31 1,265,107 6.6 18.7 61.5
1971 57,296,988 28,640,820 28,656,168 2.35 1,314,846 6.6 18.7 62.9
1972 58,665,813 29,321,189 29,344,624 2.39 1,368,825 6.6 18.7 64.4
1973 60,114,615 30,039,576 30,075,039 2.47 1,448,802 6.6 18.7 66.0
1974 61,677,167 30,809,798 30,867,369 2.60 1,562,552 6.6 18.7 67.7
1975 63,374,289 31,640,394 31,733,895 2.75 1,697,122 6.8 18.3 69.6
1976 65,221,379 32,537,602 32,683,777 2.91 1,847,090 6.8 18.3 71.6
1977 67,203,134 33,495,246 33,707,888 3.04 1,981,755 6.8 18.3 73.8
1978 69,271,915 34,494,167 34,777,748 3.08 2,068,781 6.8 18.3 76.1
1979 71,361,141 35,507,526 35,853,615 3.02 2,089,226 6.8 18.3 78.4
1980 73,423,646 36,516,210 36,907,436 2.89 2,062,505 6.8 18.0 80.6
1981 75,440,505 37,512,694 37,927,811 2.75 2,016,859 6.8 18.0 82.8
1982 77,427,539 38,503,066 38,924,473 2.63 1,987,034 6.8 18.0 85.0
1983 79,414,841 39,498,529 39,916,312 2.57 1,987,302 6.8 18.0 87.2
1984 81,448,757 40,516,553 40,932,204 2.56 2,033,916 6.8 18.0 89.4
1985 83,562,776 41,569,743 41,993,033 2.60 2,114,019 6.6 17.5 91.7
1986 85,766,396 42,661,520 43,104,876 2.64 2,203,620 6.6 17.5 94.2
1987 88,048,029 43,787,392 44,260,637 2.66 2,281,633 6.6 17.5 96.7
1988 90,395,278 44,942,857 45,452,421 2.67 2,347,249 6.6 17.5 99.3
1989 92,788,039 46,120,585 46,667,454 2.65 2,392,761 6.6 17.5 101.9
1990 95,212,454 47,315,567 47,896,887 2.61 2,424,415 6.4 17.4 104.5
1991 97,667,632 48,527,726 49,139,906 2.58 2,455,178 6.4 17.4 107.2
1992 100,161,708 49,760,179 50,401,529 2.55 2,494,076 6.4 17.4 110.0
1993 102,700,751 51,014,941 51,685,810 2.53 2,539,043 6.4 17.4 112.8
1994 105,293,701 52,295,001 52,998,700 2.52 2,592,950 6.4 17.4 115.6
1995 107,948,339 53,603,143 54,345,196 2.52 2,654,638 6.2 17.7 118.5
1996 110,668,784 54,941,135 55,727,649 2.52 2,720,445 6.2 17.7 121.5
1997 113,457,661 56,310,599 57,147,062 2.52 2,788,877 6.2 17.7 124.6
1998 116,319,763 57,714,181 58,605,582 2.52 2,862,102 6.2 17.7 127.7
1999 119,260,055 59,154,807 60,105,248 2.53 2,940,292 6.2 17.7 130.9
2000 122,283,853 60,635,479 61,648,374 2.54 3,023,798 6.1 17.9 134.3
2001 125,394,046 62,157,695 63,236,351 2.54 3,110,193 6.1 17.9 137.7
2002 128,596,079 63,724,089 64,871,990 2.55 3,202,033 6.1 17.9 141.2
2003 131,900,634 65,339,999 66,560,635 2.57 3,304,555 6.1 17.9 144.8
2004 135,320,420 67,011,754 68,308,666 2.59 3,419,786 6.1 17.9 148.6
2005 138,865,014 68,744,169 70,120,845 2.62 3,544,594 5.9 18.0 152.5
2006 142,538,305 70,539,247 71,999,058 2.65 3,673,291 5.9 18.0 156.5
2007 146,339,971 72,396,969 73,943,002 2.67 3,801,666 5.9 18.0 160.7
2008 150,269,622 74,317,325 75,952,297 2.69 3,929,651 5.9 18.0 165.0
2009 154,324,939 76,299,389 78,025,550 2.70 4,055,317 5.9 18.0 169.4
2010 158,503,203 78,342,012 80,161,191 2.71 4,178,264 5.7 17.9 174.0
2011 162,805,080 80,445,630 82,359,450 2.71 4,301,877 5.7 17.9 178.8
2012 167,228,803 82,609,445 84,619,358 2.72 4,423,723 5.7 17.9 183.6
2013 171,765,819 84,829,345 86,936,474 2.71 4,537,016 5.7 17.9 188.6
2014 176,404,931 87,099,897 89,305,034 2.70 4,639,112 5.7 17.9 193.7
2015 181,137,454 89,416,890 91,720,564 2.68 4,732,523 5.4 17.9 198.9
2016 185,960,244 91,778,862 94,181,382 2.66 4,822,790 5.4 17.9 204.2
2017 190,873,247 94,185,842 96,687,405 2.64 4,913,003 5.4 17.9 209.6
2018 195,874,685 96,636,957 99,237,728 2.62 5,001,438 5.4 17.9 215.1
2019 200,963,603 99,131,729 101,831,874 2.60 5,088,918 5.4 17.9 220.7
2020 206,139,587 101,669,950 104,469,637 2.58 5,175,984 5.1 18.1 226.3
2021 211,401,000 104,251,000 107,150,000 2.55 5,261,413 5.1 18.1 232.1
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Nigeria Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)