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Nigeria Population

Nigeria is a country in West Africa, borders Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west, situated between the Sahel to the north, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south in the Atlantic Ocean. Nigeria population in 2022 is estimated to be 216 million, covering an area of 923,769 sq km (356,669 sq mi), most populous country in Africa, sixth populous country in the world. Lagos is the capital city of Nigeria.

YearPopulation
196045,138,460
196550,127,920
197055,982,142
197563,374,289
198073,423,646
198583,562,776
199095,212,454
1995107,948,339
2000122,283,853
2005138,865,014
2010158,503,203
2015181,137,454
2020206,139,587

Nigeria Country Code is NGA, Population of Nigeria in 1960 is 45,138,460, by 1970 the population increased by 10 million people to 55 million, by 1980 the population increased to 73 million and by 1990 the population is doubled to 95 million in 30 years, from 1990 to 2000 population increased to 122 million an increase of 27 million and 36 million from 2000 to 2010, the population growth in this period is 29.62 percent, From 2010 to 2020 the population growth was is 47 million resulting in total of 206 million, with a growth of 30.05 percent which is equivalent to the period from 1960 to 1990. The Nigeria population in 2021 is estimated to be 211 million.

Source : worldbank

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