At a glance: Nigeria

Statistics

Basic Indicators | Nutrition | Health | HIV/AIDS | Education | Demographic Indicators | Economic Indicators | Women | Child Protection | The Rate Of Progress | Adolescents | Disparities By Residence | Disparities By Household Wealth | Early Childhood Development

Basic Indicators

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Under-5 mortality rank

9

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

213

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

124

U5MR by sex 2012, male

129

U5MR by sex 2012, female

118

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

126

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

78

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

39

Total population (thousands) 2012

168833.8

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

7028

Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thousands) 2012

827

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

1430

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

52.1

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

51.1

Primary school net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2011*

57.6

Definitions and data sources

Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

15.2

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%), 2008-2012*

22.9

Exclusive breastfeeding <6 months (%), 2008-2012*

15.1

Introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft foods 6-8 months (%), 2008-2012*

32.9

Breastfeeding at age 2 (%), 2008-2012*

34.5

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

24.2

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

9

Stunting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

35.8

Wasting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

10.2

Overweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

3

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

78

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

51.5

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Health

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Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, total

61.1

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, urban

75.1

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, rural

47.3

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

30.6

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

33.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

28.1

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

60

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

47

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

41

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

59

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

42

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

41

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

10

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

60

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Care seeking for suspected pneumonia

39.7

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Antibiotic treatment for suspected pneumonia

45.4

Diarrhoea (%) 2008-2012*, Treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS)

26

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Antimalarial treatment among febrile children

44.6

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Children sleeping under ITNs

16.4

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Households with at least one ITN

40.1

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HIV/AIDS

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Adult HIV prevalence (%) 2012

3.1

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, estimate

3400

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, low

3100

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, high

3800

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

1700

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

430

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, total

1.0

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, male

0.7

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, female

1.3

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, female

22.5

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, female

46.6

Orphans, Children orphaned by AIDS (thousands) 2012

2200

Orphans, Children orphaned due to all causes (thousands) 2012

11500

Orphans, Orphan school attendance ratio (%), 2008-2012*

100

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Education

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Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, male

75.6

Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, female

58

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

67.7

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

32.9

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, male

14

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, female

13.8

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

87.1

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

79.3

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

60.1

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

54.8

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

72

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

68

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, admin. data

79.9

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, survey data

96.5

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

54.2

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

54.3

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

168833.8

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

85406

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

29697.2

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

2.6

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

2.7

Crude death rate, 1970

22.6

Crude death rate, 1990

18.4

Crude death rate, 2012

13.5

Crude birth rate, 1970

46.2

Crude birth rate, 1990

44.1

Crude birth rate, 2012

41.5

Life expectancy, 1970

41.2

Life expectancy, 1990

46.1

Life expectancy, 2012

52.1

Total fertility rate, 2012

6

Urbanized population (%), 2012

50.3

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 1990-2012

4.2

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 2012-2030

3.7

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

1430

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

2420

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

-1.3

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

2.1

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

19

Population below international poverty line of US$1.25 per day (%) 2007-2011*

54.4

Public spending as a % of GDP (2007-2011*) allocated to: health

2

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: education

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: military

1

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

1776.7

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

0.8

Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services 2010

0.3

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), poorest 40%

16

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), richest 20%

46

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Women

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Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2012

101.2

Adult literacy rate: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

67.6

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Primary GER

91

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Secondary GER

88.1

Survival rate to the last grade of primary: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

107.4

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

17.5

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least one visit

66.2

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least four visits

56.6

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Skilled attendant at birth

48.7

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Institutional delivery

45.1

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, C-section

4.7

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

550

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

630

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in:)

29

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Child Protection

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Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , total

24.7

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , male

24.1

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , female

25.3

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 15

19.6

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 18

39

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

41.5

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, women a

27

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, daughtersb

13.8

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, attitudes, support for the practicec

21.2

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, female

45.6

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, total

90.8

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, male

91.4

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, female

90.3

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

9

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

284

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

213

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

188

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

124

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1970-1990

1.4

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2000

1.2

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 2000-2012

3.5

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2012

2.5

Reduction since 1990 (%)

42

Reduction since 2000 (%)

34

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

-1.3

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

2.1

Total fertility rate, 1970

6.5

Total fertility rate, 1990

6.5

Total fertility rate, 2012

6

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1970-1990

0

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1990-2012

0.4

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

37674.8

Population aged 10-19, Proportion of total population (%) 2012

22.3

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , male

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , female

20.2

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

28.6

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

113

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

41.1

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

81.6

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

63.8

Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

46.7

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

41.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, male

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, female

21.9

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

62.8

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

32.2

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

2

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, urban

73.9

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, rural

37.1

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

2

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, urban

16.8

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, rural

27.5

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of rural to urban

1.6

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, urban

44.5

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, rural

20.6

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

2.2

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

87.3

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

61.9

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.4

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, urban

29

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, rural

18.9

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.5

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

33.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

28.1

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, ratio of urban to rural

1.2

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Disparities By Household Wealth

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

12.2

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, richest 20%

75.9

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

6.2

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

11

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

89.7

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

8.2

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

38.2

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

9.6

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of poorest to richest

4

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

12

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

56.3

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

4.7

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

33.6

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, richest 20%

93.6

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

2.8

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

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Early Childhood Development

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Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, total

42.6

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, male

42.3

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, female

43

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

10

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, richest 20%

84

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, total

65.4

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, male

66.4

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, female

64.4

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

48.2

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, richest 20%

88.9

Father's support for learning ++ 2005-2012*

37.2

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , total

6

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , poorest 20%

0.3

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , richest 20%

18.7

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, total

38.1

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, poorest 20%

29.3

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, richest 20%

47.6

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, total

39.9

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, male

39.8

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, female

39.9

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

40.2

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, richest 20%

34.1

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