Population of Nigeria

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date19 Feb 2024

The current population of Nigeria is 229,448,585 as of July 21, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Nigeria is projected at 229,152,217 or 229.15 million, as of July 1, 2024. The total population in Nigeria is projected at 223,804,632 or 223.80 million people for the year 2023.

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, and the sixth-most populous country in the world.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Nigeria population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
2022215,928,431218,541,2125,225,5612.3912.74
2023221,153,992223,804,6325,301,2802.3692.78
2024226,455,272229,152,2175,393,8892.3542.82
2025231,849,161234,573,6035,448,8842.3232.86
2026237,298,045240,054,4835,512,8762.2972.90
2027242,810,921245,599,1615,576,4812.2712.95
2028248,387,402251,201,2045,627,6052.2402.99
2029254,015,007256,866,0625,702,1092.2203.03
2030259,717,116262,580,4265,726,6202.1813.07
2031265,443,736268,333,2025,778,9312.1543.11
2032271,222,667274,119,4145,793,4932.1143.16
2033277,016,160279,925,0635,817,8072.0783.20
2034282,833,967285,756,0145,844,0942.0453.24
2035288,678,061291,591,5985,827,0741.9983.28
2036294,505,135297,416,6625,823,0551.9583.33
2037300,328,190303,246,5955,836,8111.9253.37
2038306,165,001309,097,4245,864,8461.8973.41
2039312,029,847314,949,9155,840,1361.8543.45
2040317,869,983320,779,6605,819,3551.8143.49
2041323,689,338326,599,3295,819,9821.7823.53
2042329,509,320332,393,0675,767,4941.7353.57
2043335,276,814338,154,1575,754,6861.7023.61
2044341,031,500343,902,3555,741,7091.6703.65
2045346,773,209349,603,7025,660,9851.6193.69
2046352,434,194355,245,5955,622,8011.5833.73
2047358,056,995360,853,5205,593,0511.5503.77
2048363,650,046366,429,5565,559,0201.5173.81
2049369,209,066371,960,2405,502,3471.4793.85
2050374,711,413377,459,8835,496,9401.4563.89
2051380,208,353382,907,2035,397,7001.4103.93
2052385,606,053388,269,4335,326,7611.3723.96
2053390,932,814393,553,0395,240,4501.3324.00
2054396,173,264398,765,1125,183,6971.3004.04
2055401,356,961403,930,8035,147,6841.2744.08
2056406,504,645409,057,3415,105,3931.2484.11
2057411,610,038414,134,7025,049,3281.2194.15
2058416,659,366419,146,5994,974,4661.1874.19
2059421,633,832424,079,0024,890,3401.1534.22
2060426,524,172428,942,3944,836,4431.1284.26
2061431,360,615433,771,1264,821,0221.1114.30
2062436,181,637438,585,9874,808,7011.0964.33
2063440,990,338443,332,3574,684,0381.0574.37
2064445,674,376447,986,0804,623,4091.0324.40
2065450,297,785452,547,7054,499,8410.9944.44
2066454,797,626456,994,2034,393,1540.9614.47
2067459,190,780461,366,3354,351,1110.9434.51
2068463,541,891465,665,2504,246,7180.9124.54
2069467,788,609469,857,5184,137,8170.8814.57
2070471,926,426473,939,4994,026,1460.8504.60
2071475,952,572477,911,9993,918,8550.8204.63
2072479,871,427481,808,2423,873,6300.8044.66
2073483,745,057485,629,5713,769,0280.7764.69
2074487,514,085489,350,3403,672,5110.7504.72
2075491,186,596492,948,6453,524,0990.7154.75
2076494,710,695496,424,7803,428,1690.6914.78
2077498,138,864499,794,3993,311,0700.6624.81
2078501,449,934503,044,2203,188,5720.6344.84
2079504,638,506506,183,3893,089,7660.6104.86
2080507,728,272509,211,4282,966,3130.5834.89
2081510,694,585512,127,7012,866,2320.5604.91
2082513,560,817514,937,0442,752,4530.5354.94
2083516,313,270517,626,9972,627,4540.5084.96
2084518,940,724520,211,2312,541,0150.4884.99
2085521,481,739522,685,4482,407,4170.4615.01
2086523,889,156525,017,9222,257,5310.4305.03
2087526,146,687527,226,3852,159,3970.4105.05
2088528,306,084529,328,7422,045,3150.3865.08
2089530,351,399531,318,1661,933,5330.3645.10
2090532,284,932533,192,4611,815,0590.3405.12
2091534,099,991534,963,9161,727,8500.3235.13
2092535,827,841536,636,1231,616,5650.3015.15
2093537,444,406538,189,2041,489,5960.2775.17
2094538,934,002539,633,7921,399,5790.2595.19
2095540,333,581540,970,1201,273,0780.2355.20
2096541,606,659542,202,6051,191,8910.2205.22
2097542,798,550543,330,9741,064,8480.1965.23
2098543,863,398544,348,046969,2950.1785.25
2099544,832,693545,269,101872,8170.1605.26
2100545,705,510546,091,662772,3050.1415.28

Nigeria population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
195036,835,61437,189,369707,5101.9031.49
195137,543,12437,903,171720,0951.9001.49
195238,263,21938,624,425722,4121.8701.49
195338,985,63139,347,719724,1751.8411.49
195439,709,80640,082,479745,3461.8601.49
195540,455,15240,839,223768,1421.8811.49
195641,223,29441,616,571786,5541.8901.49
195742,009,84842,413,359807,0221.9031.48
195842,816,87043,214,753795,7661.8411.48
195943,612,63644,044,231863,1901.9601.48
196044,475,82644,928,342905,0312.0141.49
196145,380,85745,855,507949,3012.0701.49
196246,330,15846,821,845983,3742.1001.50
196347,313,53247,822,5691,018,0732.1291.50
196448,331,60548,856,3321,049,4542.1481.50
196549,381,05949,925,7991,089,4802.1821.50
196650,470,53951,020,2961,099,5152.1551.50
196751,570,05452,106,6811,073,2552.0601.50
196852,643,30953,210,1191,133,6202.1311.50
196953,776,92954,360,7501,167,6422.1481.50
197054,944,57155,569,2641,249,3852.2481.50
197156,193,95656,837,6141,287,3162.2651.51
197257,481,27258,173,8341,385,1252.3811.51
197358,866,39759,605,4461,478,0972.4801.52
197460,344,49461,157,9311,626,8752.6601.53
197561,971,36962,851,3121,759,8852.8001.54
197663,731,25464,658,3151,854,1222.8681.56
197765,585,37666,589,6552,008,5593.0171.58
197867,593,93568,633,3442,078,8173.0291.60
197969,672,75270,750,3072,155,1103.0461.62
198071,827,86272,951,4392,247,1553.0811.64
198174,075,01775,175,3872,200,7402.9281.66
198276,275,75777,388,0672,224,6192.8751.68
198378,500,37679,351,5861,702,4192.1451.69
198480,202,79581,337,5532,269,5152.7901.70
198582,472,31083,585,2512,225,8822.6631.72
198684,698,19285,804,1852,211,9852.5781.73
198786,910,17788,044,1872,268,0202.5761.75
198889,178,19790,351,4672,346,5402.5971.76
198991,524,73792,744,0642,438,6552.6301.78
199093,963,39295,214,2572,501,7292.6281.79
199196,465,12197,685,3602,440,4772.4981.81
199298,905,598100,182,0452,552,8942.5481.82
1993101,458,492102,775,4652,633,9452.5631.84
1994104,092,437105,456,1212,727,3682.5861.86
1995106,819,805108,187,6102,735,6092.5291.88
1996109,555,414110,956,1832,801,5382.5251.90
1997112,356,952113,791,1812,868,4572.5211.93
1998115,225,409116,690,5272,930,2372.5111.95
1999118,155,646119,695,5653,079,8392.5731.97
2000121,235,485122,851,9843,232,9972.6322.00
2001124,468,482126,152,6783,368,3932.6702.02
2002127,836,875129,583,0263,492,3012.6952.05
2003131,329,176133,119,8013,581,2492.6902.08
2004134,910,425136,756,8483,692,8452.7002.11
2005138,603,270140,490,7223,774,9042.6872.14
2006142,378,174144,329,7643,903,1812.7052.17
2007146,281,355148,294,0284,025,3462.7152.20
2008150,306,701152,382,5064,151,6102.7252.24
2009154,458,311156,595,7584,274,8932.7302.27
2010158,733,204160,952,8534,439,2992.7582.30
2011163,172,503165,463,7454,582,4852.7702.34
2012167,754,988170,075,9324,641,8872.7292.37
2013172,396,875174,726,1234,658,4972.6662.41
2014177,055,372179,379,0164,647,2892.5912.44
2015181,702,661183,995,7854,586,2472.4932.48
2016186,288,908188,666,9314,756,0462.5212.51
2017191,044,954193,495,9074,901,9052.5332.55
2018195,946,859198,387,6234,881,5292.4612.58
2019200,828,388203,304,4924,952,2072.4362.62
2020205,780,595208,327,4055,093,6192.4452.66
2021210,874,214213,401,3235,054,2172.3692.70