According to United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, the following facts are the reality about the Nigerian population:

Current Population:                             191, 470, 009

Current Male Population:                    96, 956, 126 (50.6%)

Current Female Population:                94, 513, 628 (49.4%)

Births this year:                                     2, 887, 634

Births Today:                                      8,613

Deaths This Year:                               952, 044

Net Migration This Year:                    -25, 073

Net Migration Today:                         -75

Population Growth This Year:            1,910, 544

Population Growth Today:                  5, 712              

Fascinating is the fact that Nigerian population is almost 50% male and 50% female.

This fact sheet is as at May 26th, 2017, 10:28 am.