Nigeria Population Details

What is the population of Nigeria?

Population 214,028,302
Population - note note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected
Population Growth Rate 2.54%
Urban Population 49.6%
Population in Major Urban Areas Lagos 11.223 million; Kano 3.375 million; Ibadan 2.949 million; ABUJA (capital) 2.153 million; Port Harcourt 1.894 million; Kaduna 1.524 million
Nationality Noun Nigerian(s)
Nationality Adjective Nigerian
Ethnic Groups Nigeria, which is Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic groups; the following are the most populous and politically influential: Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%
Languages English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani
Rate of Urbanization- annual rate of change 3.75%

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