Nigeria Birth Rate 1950-2019

Chart and table of the Nigeria birth rate from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Nigeria in 2019 is 37.684 births per 1000 people, a 1.09% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Nigeria in 2018 was 38.098 births per 1000 people, a 1.25% decline from 2017.
  • The birth rate for Nigeria in 2017 was 38.582 births per 1000 people, a 1.24% decline from 2016.
  • The birth rate for Nigeria in 2016 was 39.067 births per 1000 people, a 1.22% decline from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2019 Birth Rate
Angola 40.521
Nigeria 37.684
Zambia 36.008
Cameroon 35.158
Mauritania 33.469
Solomon Islands 32.193
Sudan 32.033
Sao Tome and Principe 31.431
Vanuatu 29.395
Timor-Leste 29.377
Ghana 29.200
Kenya 28.595
Pakistan 28.026
Kiribati 27.618
Papua New Guinea 26.960
Lesotho 26.603
Eswatini 26.207
Egypt 25.957
Mongolia 23.661
Cambodia 22.260
Bolivia 21.628
Honduras 21.507
Djibouti 21.249
Uzbekistan 21.172
Micronesia 20.737
Nicaragua 20.443
Philippines 20.377
Cabo Verde 19.272
Morocco 18.690
El Salvador 18.136
Bangladesh 18.038
Indonesia 17.927
India 17.806
Myanmar 17.519
Tunisia 17.247
Bhutan 17.148
Vietnam 16.584
Sri Lanka 15.726
Georgia 13.315
Moldova 9.993
Ukraine 9.408
Nigeria - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
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%