Nigeria GDP Growth Rate 1961-2021

Annual percentage growth rate of GDP at market prices based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2010 U.S. dollars. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources.
  • Nigeria gdp growth rate for 2020 was -1.79%, a 4% decline from 2019.
  • Nigeria gdp growth rate for 2019 was 2.21%, a 0.29% increase from 2018.
  • Nigeria gdp growth rate for 2018 was 1.92%, a 1.12% increase from 2017.
  • Nigeria gdp growth rate for 2017 was 0.81%, a 2.42% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name GDP Growth (%)
Egypt 3.57%
Sao Tome and Principe 3.09%
Vietnam 2.91%
Kiribati 2.54%
Bangladesh 2.38%
Uzbekistan 1.65%
Cameroon 0.73%
Pakistan 0.53%
Djibouti 0.50%
Lao PDR 0.44%
Ghana 0.41%
Kenya -0.31%
Mauritania -1.49%
Sudan -1.56%
Eswatini -1.64%
Nigeria -1.79%
Nicaragua -1.98%
Indonesia -2.07%
Zambia -3.02%
Cambodia -3.14%
Sri Lanka -3.57%
Papua New Guinea -3.88%
Ukraine -4.02%
Angola -4.04%
Solomon Islands -4.32%
Mongolia -5.34%
Georgia -6.16%
Bhutan -6.77%
Kosovo -6.89%
Moldova -6.97%
Morocco -7.12%
Bolivia -7.82%
El Salvador -7.94%
Congo, Rep. -7.95%
India -7.96%
Tunisia -8.60%
Kyrgyz Republic -8.62%
Timor-Leste -8.70%
Honduras -8.96%
Vanuatu -9.24%
Philippines -9.57%
Myanmar -9.99%
Lesotho -11.06%
West Bank and Gaza -11.46%
Cabo Verde -14.78%
Nigeria GDP Growth Rate - Historical Data
Year GDP Growth (%) Annual Change
2020 -1.79% -4.00%
2019 2.21% 0.29%
2018 1.92% 1.12%
2017 0.81% 2.42%
2016 -1.62% -4.27%
2015 2.65% -3.66%
2014 6.31% -0.36%
2013 6.67% 2.44%
2012 4.23% -1.08%
2011 5.31% -2.70%
2010 8.01% -0.03%
2009 8.04% 1.27%
2008 6.76% 0.17%
2007 6.59% 0.53%
2006 6.06% -0.38%
2005 6.44% -2.81%
2004 9.25% 1.90%
2003 7.35% -7.98%
2002 15.33% 9.41%
2001 5.92% 0.90%
2000 5.02% 4.43%
1999 0.58% -2.00%
1998 2.58% -0.36%
1997 2.94% -1.26%
1996 4.20% 4.27%
1995 -0.07% 1.74%
1994 -1.81% 0.22%
1993 -2.04% -6.67%
1992 4.63% 4.27%
1991 0.36% -11.42%
1990 11.78% 9.86%
1989 1.92% -5.41%
1988 7.33% 4.13%
1987 3.20% 3.14%
1986 0.06% -5.85%
1985 5.91% 7.03%
1984 -1.12% 9.81%
1983 -10.92% -4.12%
1982 -6.80% 6.32%
1981 -13.13% -17.33%
1980 4.20% -2.55%
1979 6.76% 12.52%
1978 -5.76% -11.79%
1977 6.02% -3.02%
1976 9.04% 14.27%
1975 -5.23% -16.39%
1974 11.16% 5.77%
1973 5.39% 2.03%
1972 3.36% -10.87%
1971 14.24% -10.77%
1970 25.01% 0.81%
1969 24.20% 25.45%
1968 -1.25% 14.50%
1967 -15.74% -11.49%
1966 -4.25% -9.14%
1965 4.89% -0.07%
1964 4.95% -3.63%
1963 8.58% 4.48%
1962 4.10% 3.91%
1961 0.19% 3.91%