General information

Capital: Abuja

Currency unit: Nigerian naira

Official language: English

Area: 910,770 km²

Population in million: 195,875,000.0 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 2,028 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 5,991 


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): 75.7 %

Life expectancy at birth: 54.0 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 62 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 397,270,000,000.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 21.2 

Industry value added of GDP: 25.7 

Services value added of GDP: 1.8 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 46,837,800.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 34,178,200.00 

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 (1.33 %)
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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