The People of Nigeria

[Source of Information: CIA World Factbook and other websites]

Population: 101,232,251 (July 1995 est.)

Age structure:

Population growth rate: 3.16% (1995 est.)

Birth rate: 43.26 births/1,000 population (1995 est.)

Death rate: 12.01 deaths/1,000 population (1995 est.)

Net migration rate: 0.35 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1995 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 72.6 deaths/1,000 live births (1995 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

Total fertility rate: 6.31 children born/woman (1995 est.)


Ethnic divisions:


Languages: English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Ibo, Fulani

Literacy: age 15 and over can read and write (1982)

Labor force: 42.844 million by occupation: agriculture 54%, industry, commerce, and services 19%, government 15%

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