Population of Nigeria today

227,968,852
Saturday, April 13, 2024

Population of Nigeria as of today

The current population of Nigeria is 227,968,852 with an annual growth rate of 2.354%. Nigeria has a population of 2.802% of the world's population.

Population227,968,852
Growth Rate2.354%
Male115,259,858 (50.559%)
Female112,708,994 (49.441%)
Today Change+ 13,394
Births today20,690
Deaths today6,986
Births in 20242,338,020
Deaths in 2024789,480
Change in 2024+ 1,513,580 (0.668%)

Population chart for Nigeria

Population History of Nigeria

YearPopulation
(01 Jan)
Natural ChangeGrowth Rate
(%)
Total Population
(31 December)
2023221,153,9925,239,1382.369%226,393,130
2022215,928,4315,162,8492.391%221,091,280
2021210,874,2144,995,6102.369%215,869,824
2020205,780,5955,031,3362.445%210,811,931
2019200,828,3884,892,1802.436%205,720,568
2018195,946,8594,822,2522.461%200,769,111
2017191,044,9544,839,1692.533%195,884,123
2016186,288,9084,696,3432.521%190,985,251
2015181,702,6614,529,8472.493%186,232,508
2014177,055,3724,587,5052.591%181,642,877

The population of countries near Nigeria

RankIsoCountryPopulationEquivalent Nigeria
1CM Cameroon29,228,89312.814%
2TD Chad18,720,4958.196%
3ST São Tomé and Pr...235,3860.103%
4BJ Benin13,998,4016.136%
5NE Niger28,004,62812.236%
Data sources: United Nations,World Bank,Nations Geo,Census,Wikidata