Demographic Statistics Bulletin 2021

Executive Summary

The Demographic Bulletin 2021, provides a compendium of some basic collated information from various sources, and across population segments in Nigeria. This information is important in helping decision-makers plan effectively while offering researchers the opportunity to identify knowledge gaps to improve the quality of demographic data in Nigeria. From the figures, there has been a consistent increase in the number of births and deaths simultaneously, and even more significantly, Nigeria’s population within the period under review was predominantly young people due to a high fertility rate of 5.3%.

Data source: National Bureau of Statistics