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General information
Long nameFederal Republic of Nigeria
Population (people)140,431,792 (2006)
Population (source)census
Constitutional form
Drives on
Head of state authority
Main continent
Number of airports53
Airports - with paved runways40
Airports - with unpaved runways13
Area (m²)923,768
Birth rate (births/1,000 population)39
Calling code
Children under the age of 5 years underweight (%)27
Current Account Balance (US$)11,820,000,256
Death rate (deaths/1,000 population)13
Debt - external (Billion US$)10
Economic aid donor (Billion $)
Electricity consumption (billion kWh)18
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh per person)107
Electricity exports (million kWh)0
Electricity imports (million kWh)0
Electricity production (billion kWh)20
Exports (Billion $)104
GDP - per capita (PPP) (US$)2,600
GDP (purchasing power parity) (Billion $)419
GDP real growth rate (%)7
Gross national income (US$)49
Human Development Index1
Health expenditures (% of GDP)6
HIV AIDS adult prevalence rate (%)4
HIV AIDS deaths220,000
HIV AIDS people living with HIV AIDS3,300,000
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)1
Capital city
Imports (Billion $)69
Industrial production growth rate (%)3
Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)74
Inflation rate consumer prices (%)11
Internet hosts936
Internet tld.ng
Internet users43,989,000
Investment (gross fixed) (%)14
Iso 3166 codeNG
Labor force52,160,000
Life expectancy at birth (years)52
Literacy (%)61
Manpower available for military service37,087,712
Manpower fit for military service20,839,976
Manpower reaching militarily age annually1,767,428
Is democracyYes
Market value of publicly traded shares (US$)39,269,998,592
Maternal mortality rate (deaths/100,000 live births)630
Merchant marine55
Military expenditures percent of GDP2
Natural gas consumption (cubic meters)7,216,000,000
Natural gas consumption per capita (cubic meters per person)42
Natural gas exports (cubic meters)15,989,999,616
Natural gas imports (cubic meters)0
Natural gas production (cubic meters)23,210,000,384
Natural gas proved reserves (cubic meters)5,292,000,018,432
Net migration rate (migrant/1,000 population)0
Obesity adult prevalence rate (%)
Oil consumption (bbl/day)279,000
Oil consumption per capita (bbl/day per 1000 people)2
Oil exports (bbl/day)2,102,000
Oil imports (bbl/day)187,700
Oil production (bbl/day)2,458,000
Oil proved reserves (bbl)37,199,998,976
Physicians density (physicians/1,000 population)0
Population below poverty line (%)70
Population census (people)140,431,792 (2006)
Population density (Number of people per square kilometer)184
Population estimate (people)174,507,536 (2013)
Population growth rate (%)3
Public debt (% of GDP)18
Railways (km)3,505
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)35,209,998,336
Roadways (km)193,200
Stock of direct foreign investment abroad (US$)10,250,000,384
Stock of direct foreign investment at home (US$)76,179,996,672
Telephones main lines in use1,050,000
Telephones main lines in use per capita1
Telephones mobile cellular87,298,000
Telephones mobile cellular per capita59
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)5
Unemployment rate (%)21
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 (%)
Waterways (km)8,600
BorderFrontière entre le Bénin et le Nigeria, Frontière entre le Cameroun et le Nigeria, Frontière entre le Niger et le Nigeria, Frontière entre le Nigeria et le Tchad
PlateauJos Plateau, Mambilla Plateau, Obudu Plateau
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