Nigeria Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Nigeria birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Nigeria in 2022 is 36.440 births per 1000 people, a 1.13% decline from 2021.
  • The birth rate for Nigeria in 2021 was 36.855 births per 1000 people, a 1.11% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Nigeria in 2020 was 37.269 births per 1000 people, a 1.1% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Nigeria in 2019 was 37.684 births per 1000 people, a 1.09% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Republic of Congo 39.360
Angola 39.313
Nigeria 36.440
Zambia 35.184
Cameroon 33.803
Mauritania 32.259
Sudan 31.049
Solomon Islands 30.644
Sao Tome and Principe 30.473
Timor-Leste 28.285
Vanuatu 28.190
Ghana 28.078
Kenya 27.667
Pakistan 26.538
Kiribati 26.252
Papua New Guinea 26.153
Lesotho 25.312
Eswatini 24.687
Egypt 24.216
Mongolia 21.323
Bolivia 20.867
Cambodia 20.865
Honduras 20.615
Micronesia 20.159
Djibouti 19.911
Philippines 19.778
Uzbekistan 19.226
Nicaragua 19.170
Cabo Verde 18.023
Morocco 17.601
El Salvador 17.398
India 17.163
Indonesia 17.095
Bangladesh 17.067
Myanmar 16.978
Bhutan 16.118
Tunisia 15.844
Vietnam 15.502
Sri Lanka 14.840
Georgia 12.472
Moldova 9.520
Ukraine 8.816
Nigeria - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 36.440 -1.130%
2021 36.855 -1.110%
2020 37.269 -1.100%
2019 37.684 -1.090%
2018 38.098 -1.250%
2017 38.582 -1.240%
2016 39.067 -1.220%
2015 39.551 -1.210%
2014 40.036 -1.190%
2013 40.520 -0.700%
2012 40.805 -0.690%
2011 41.089 -0.690%
2010 41.374 -0.680%
2009 41.658 -0.680%
2008 41.943 -0.480%
2007 42.146 -0.480%
2006 42.348 -0.480%
2005 42.551 -0.470%
2004 42.753 -0.470%
2003 42.956 -0.150%
2002 43.020 -0.150%
2001 43.084 -0.150%
2000 43.147 -0.150%
1999 43.211 -0.150%
1998 43.275 -0.220%
1997 43.370 -0.220%
1996 43.465 -0.220%
1995 43.561 -0.220%
1994 43.656 -0.220%
1993 43.751 -0.530%
1992 43.986 -0.530%
1991 44.221 -0.530%
1990 44.455 -0.530%
1989 44.690 -0.520%
1988 44.925 -0.640%
1987 45.213 -0.640%
1986 45.502 -0.630%
1985 45.790 -0.630%
1984 46.079 -0.620%
1983 46.367 -0.380%
1982 46.542 -0.370%
1981 46.716 -0.370%
1980 46.891 -0.370%
1979 47.065 -0.370%
1978 47.240 0.130%
1977 47.178 0.130%
1976 47.116 0.130%
1975 47.053 0.130%
1974 46.991 0.130%
1973 46.929 0.480%
1972 46.707 0.480%
1971 46.486 0.480%
1970 46.264 0.480%
1969 46.043 0.480%
1968 45.821 -0.180%
1967 45.904 -0.180%
1966 45.988 -0.180%
1965 46.071 -0.180%
1964 46.155 -0.180%
1963 46.238 -0.050%
1962 46.259 -0.040%
1961 46.279 -0.050%
1960 46.300 -0.040%
1959 46.320 -0.050%
1958 46.341 0.090%
1957 46.299 0.090%
1956 46.257 0.090%
1955 46.216 0.090%
1954 46.174 0.090%
1953 46.132 0.090%
1952 46.090 0.090%
1951 46.048 0.090%
1950 46.007 0.000%