General information

Capital: Abuja

Currency unit: Nigerian naira

Official language: English

Area: 923,770 km²

Population in million: 190.9 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 1,969 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 5,861 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 55.2 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.6 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 64.6 %

Life expectancy at birth: 53.4 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 60 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 376.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 20.9 

Industry value added of GDP: 22.3 

Services value added of GDP: 55.8 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 36.94 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 35.13 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Tanned or crust hides and skins of other animals (0.40 %)
Leather further prepared after tanning or crusting of bovine (0.18 %)
Tanned or crust skins of sheep or lambs (0.13 %)
Other footwear with uppers of rubber or plastics (0.12 %)
Ammonia (0.06 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Cocoa beans (1.35 %)
Natural rubber (0.84 %)
Other oil seeds and oleaginous fruits (0.27 %)
Milk (0.22 %)
Coconuts, Brazil nuts and cashew nuts (0.21 %)

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