Population of Nigeria 2021

Population of Nigeria 2021

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa. Nigeria is seventh most populous country in the world. By Land area its 32nd largest country in the world. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Nigeria in 2020 is 206,139,589  (20.06 Crores)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Nigeria Population 2021

Nigeria has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.58%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  210,372,768 (210 billion)* equivalent to 2.64% of the total world population.

Population of Nigeria  in 2021 –  21 Crores (Approx)
Nigeria2020 Population
Total Population206,139,589  (20.6 Crore)
Global Rank7th
Share of World Pop.2.64%
Population Density226 per Km2
Life Expectancy55.75 years
Median Age18.1 years 
Fertility Rate5.42
Total Area910,770 Km2
Area Rank32nd
Urban Population52 %
Capital CityAbuja

Source: Worldometer & latest United Nations data.

Top Cities in Nigeria by Population

#CityPopulation
1Lagos9,000,000
2Kano3,626,068
3Ibadan3,565,108
4Kaduna1,582,102
5Port Harcourt1,148,665
6Benin City1,125,058
7Maiduguri1,112,449
8Zaria975,153
9Aba897,560
10Jos816,824