STATISTICAL REPORT ON WOMEN AND MEN IN NIGERIA
In the Beijing Declaration adopted at the Fourth World Conference in 1995 on Women, the participating governments expressed their commitment “to advance the goals of equality, development and peace for all women everywhere in the interest of humanity”. This Statistical Report of Women and Men is being produced annually by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), under the requirements of the Beijing Platform for Action and the SDGs gender indicators, in order to assess the success of the previously stated goals. This 2018 edition takes a cursory look at the status of women and men in the country over time, based on statistics from relevant Federal and State MDAs, and covers six focal policy areas of the economy: Population, Health, Education, Works, Power and Decision Making, and Violence against Women/Crime (VAW/C).
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics