The total population in Nigeria was estimated at 211.4 million people in 2021, according to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics. source: World Bank

Looking back, in the year of 1960, Nigeria had a population of 45.1 million people. This page provides the latest reported value for - Nigeria Population - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Nigeria Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on February of 2023.

Population in Nigeria is expected to reach 215.87 Million by the end of 2022, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Nigeria Population is projected to trend around 215.87 Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Nigeria Population

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Population 211.40 206.14 Million Dec 2021

Nigeria Population
The population of Nigeria represents 2.35 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 43 people on the planet is a resident of Nigeria.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
211.40 206.14 211.40 45.14 1960 - 2021 Million Yearly