Nigeria Population

1950 - 2020 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Nigeria Population reached 206.1 million people in Dec 2020, compared with the previously reported figure of 201.0 million people in Dec 2019. Nigeria population data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1950 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 206.1 million people in Dec 2020 and a record low of 37.9 million people in Dec 1950. The International Monetary Fund provides Mid-year Population.

In the latest reports, Nigeria Unemployment Rate increased to 27.1 % in Jun 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 52.7 % in Dec 2020.

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Nigeria Population

What was Nigeria's Population in 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
206.1 2020 201.0 2019 37.9 1950 206.1 2020 Person mn yearly 1950 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Australia (Person mn) 25.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Austria (Person mn) 8.9 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2019 yearly 1925 - 2019
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Bangladesh (Person mn) 167.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Belarus (Person mn) 9.4 2019 yearly 1949 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.2 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -4,673.639 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 73,740.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 18.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NGN bn) 34,920.128 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NGN bn) 109,473.696 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (NGN bn) 21,509.034 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Gross Federation Account Revenue (NGN bn) 2,268.700 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Federal Govt Balance (NGN bn) -1,289.030 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Gross Federation Account Revenue: Oil (NGN bn) 953.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Federal Govt Revenue (NGN bn) 842.090 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Federal Govt Expenditure (NGN bn) 2,131.120 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Federal Govt Expenditure: Recurrent (NGN bn) 1,650.430 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: Domestic (NGN bn) 15,846.231 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020

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