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International Rankings of Nigeria - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Nigeria, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Nigeria, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 62 0.03 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 138 65313 2020
Internet users - percent of population 64 55 % 2021
Internet users - total 9 115.500 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 60 N/A 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 135 96996 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 68 91 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 10 195.128 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 51 1 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 1 59 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 56 59.868 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 60 37.298 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 47 1.8 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 152 1.849 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 90 26.847 billion US Dollars 2019
Exports 63 50.856 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 29 475.062 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 171 11.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 132 5.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 39 80 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 8 13.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 119 14.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 49 0.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 40 21.1 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 106 22.5 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 120 56.4 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 77 35.1 % 2018
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 23 38.2 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2010
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 33 1.8 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 58 66.107 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 151 0.47 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 17 16.95 % 2021
Labor force 12 65.116 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 39 40.1 % 2018
Public debt 177 21.8 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 26 1.050 trillion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 121 3.65 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 143 4900 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 64 4.42 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 54 36.730 billion US Dollars 2020
Taxes and other revenues 205 3.4 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 69 9.79 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 107 19.484 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 64 19.8 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 68 19.6 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 106 231000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 39 36.856 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 35 67.406 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 101 85000 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 55 12000 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 90 77000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 72 44000 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 47 344.000 million metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 70 24.611 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 58 11.691 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 47 4.713 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 60 26.3 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 48 59.6 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 33 89.2 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 2 66.000 million 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 56 0.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 59 78.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 79 21.7 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 67 0.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 159 8.466 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 37 18.788 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 11 27.509 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 17 46.297 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - proven reserves 9 5.761 trillion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 8 1.889 million bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 11 36.890 billion bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 35 483100 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 15 1.647 million bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 104 2332 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 33 223400 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 85 35010 bbl/day 2017
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 34 120.37 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 8 143.99 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 7 55.64 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 7 78 2018
Land use - arable land 19 37.3 2018
Land use - forest 149 9.5 2018
Land use - permanent crops 39 7.4 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 42 33.3 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 51 1.02 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 35 286.200 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 49 5.510 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 37 1.970 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 22 5.000 billion cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 19 3.92 2025
Urbanization - urban population 110 54.3 2023
Geography
Area - land 35 910768 sq km 0
Area - total 36 923768 sq km 0
Area - water 54 1.300 million sq km 0
Coastline 89 853 km 0
Elevation - highest point 90 2419 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 92 380 meters 0
Irrigated land 70 2930 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 43 4477 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 7 78 2018
Land use - arable land 19 37.3 2018
Land use - forest 149 9.5 2018
Land use - permanent crops 39 7.4 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 42 33.3 2018
Military
Military expenditures 43 0.6 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 113 0.73 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 8 3.27 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 106 0.4 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 80 4.49 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 87 0.09 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 17 34 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 36 1.6 2021
Child marriage - women married by age 15 9 12.3 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 20 30.3 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 18 18.4 % 1920
Contraceptive prevalence rate 121 16.6 % 2018
Current health expenditure 81 3.4 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 28 66.2 % 2023
Death rate 43 8.5 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 139 5.5 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 26 18 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 14 86 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 13 80.6 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 38 95.3 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 28 31.2 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 28 17.4 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 27 4.7 % of population 0
Education expenditures 72 0.5 % of GDP 2013
Gross reproduction rate 14 2.22 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 33 49.615 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 16 60.4 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 15 55.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 222 63.8216 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 139 59.9 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 137 61.8 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 105 52.7 % 2018
Literacy - male 79 71.3 % 0
Literacy - total population 92 62 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 3 1047 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 214 19.4207 years 0
Median age - male 152 18.9 years 0
Median age - total 143 19.2 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 73 20.4 2018
Net migration rate 60 0.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 109 8.9 % 2016
Physicians density 135 0.38 physicians/1,000 population 2018
Population 6 230.843 million 2023
Population growth rate 17 2.53 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 69 81.6 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 32 58.6 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 38 37.7 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 26 18.4 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 12 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 22 1.01 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 25 0.88 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 8 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 17 1.02 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 14 4.57 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 19 3.92 2025
Urbanization - urban population 110 54.3 2023
Transportation
Airports 83 47 2024
Heliports 52 15 2024
Merchant marine - total 26 928 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 78 19.420 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 48 8.169 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 46 104 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 15 13 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 15 3505 2014
Railways - total 38 3798 km 2014
Roadways - paved 25 60000 km 2019
Roadways - total 19 195000 km 2019
Waterways 17 8600 km 2011

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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