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Summary statistics
Region Western Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 923768  
Population (est., 000) 178517  
Pop. density (per sq km) 193.3  
Capital city Abuja  
Capital city pop. (000) 2301  
Currency Naira (NGN)  
UN membership date 7 October 1960  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 514965  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 369062  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 180502  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 5.4  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 7.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 6.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 2966.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 2310.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 1293.1  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 2663.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 2074.3  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 1242.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 14.5  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 17.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 8.0  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 155.20 Principal rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 150.66 Principal rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 129.00 Principal rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 20353 2012.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 14459  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 36529  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 456 Rural and urban areas.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 338 Rural and urban areas. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 207 Rural and urban areas.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 104  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 111  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 104  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 7.5  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 7.6  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 7.6  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 11.5 2004. Living standards survey. ISIC Rev.2. September of the preceding year to August of the current year.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 44.6 2004. Living standards survey. ISIC Rev.2. September of the preceding year to August of the current year.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 48.2  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 47.9  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 47.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 63.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 63.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 62.1  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 600  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 1555  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1010  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 11347 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 10737  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 9723  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 73.3  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 54.7  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 13.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 38.0  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 24.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 3.6  
Exports (million US$) 2013 90554.5  
Imports (million US$) 2013 44598.2  
Balance (million US$) 2013 45956.3  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 India (12.6), Netherlands (10.5), Brazil (9.5)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 China (21.7), United States (8.7), Areas nes (5.5) See technical notes.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.8  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 4.7  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.2  
Urban population (%) 2014 46.9  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 44.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 4.7/4.2  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 103.7  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 52.6/52.0  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 76.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 6.0  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 15.1  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 1233.6/0.7 Refers to foreign citizens. Including refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 2526  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 63.2/69.6 UNESCO estimate.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 40.7 2005.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 20.0  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 6.7  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 332  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 9.0  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 11.8  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 64.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 28.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 88026/0.6  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 33.0  
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