Nigeria Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Nigeria birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Nigeria in 2020 is 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.
  • 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Angola 40.118
Nigeria 37.269
Zambia 35.733
Cameroon 34.706
Mauritania 33.066
Sudan 31.705
Solomon Islands 31.677
Sao Tome and Principe 31.112
Timor-Leste 29.013
Vanuatu 28.993
Ghana 28.826
Kenya 28.286
Pakistan 27.530
Kiribati 27.163
Papua New Guinea 26.691
Lesotho 26.173
Eswatini 25.700
Egypt 25.377
Mongolia 22.882
Cambodia 21.795
Bolivia 21.374
Honduras 21.210
Djibouti 20.803
Micronesia 20.544
Uzbekistan 20.523
Philippines 20.177
Nicaragua 20.019
Cabo Verde 18.856
Morocco 18.327
El Salvador 17.890
Bangladesh 17.714
Indonesia 17.650
India 17.592
Myanmar 17.339
Bhutan 16.805
Tunisia 16.779
Vietnam 16.223
Sri Lanka 15.431
Georgia 13.034
Moldova 9.835
Ukraine 9.211
Nigeria - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
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%