Nigeria Net Migration Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Nigeria net migration rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current net migration rate for Nigeria in 2021 is -0.288 per 1000 population, a 2.37% decline from 2020.
  • The net migration rate for Nigeria in 2020 was -0.295 per 1000 population, a 2.64% decline from 2019.
  • The net migration rate for Nigeria in 2019 was -0.303 per 1000 population, a 2.26% decline from 2018.
  • The net migration rate for Nigeria in 2018 was -0.310 per 1000 population, a 2.82% decline from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Net Migration Rate
Country Name 2021 Net Migration Rate
Mauritania 0.943
Djibouti 0.907
Bhutan 0.398
Vanuatu 0.166
Ukraine 0.146
Angola 0.084
Papua New Guinea -0.089
Cameroon -0.179
Kenya -0.184
Mongolia -0.259
Uzbekistan -0.264
Nigeria -0.288
Ghana -0.319
Tunisia -0.338
Moldova -0.344
India -0.356
Indonesia -0.374
Egypt -0.381
Zambia -0.429
Honduras -0.589
Philippines -0.609
Sudan -0.612
Bolivia -0.715
Vietnam -0.898
Pakistan -0.968
Morocco -1.207
Myanmar -1.653
Cambodia -1.787
Bangladesh -2.160
Cabo Verde -2.302
Solomon Islands -2.307
Georgia -2.514
Nicaragua -2.736
Timor-Leste -3.883
Lesotho -4.110
Sri Lanka -4.270
Kiribati -4.706
Micronesia -4.719
El Salvador -5.645
Eswatini -5.709
Sao Tome and Principe -6.857
Nigeria - Historical Net Migration Rate Data
Year Net Migration Rate Growth Rate
2021 -0.288 -2.370%
2020 -0.295 -2.640%
2019 -0.303 -2.260%
2018 -0.310 -2.820%
2017 -0.319 -2.450%
2016 -0.327 -2.680%
2015 -0.336 -2.330%
2014 -0.344 -2.550%
2013 -0.353 -2.750%
2012 -0.363 -2.680%
2011 -0.373 -2.860%
2010 -0.384 -2.540%
2009 -0.394 -2.480%
2008 -0.404 7.730%
2007 -0.375 8.380%
2006 -0.346 8.810%
2005 -0.318 10.030%
2004 -0.289 11.150%
2003 -0.260 7.880%
2002 -0.241 8.560%
2001 -0.222 9.360%
2000 -0.203 10.330%
1999 -0.184 11.520%
1998 -0.165 -2.940%
1997 -0.170 -2.860%
1996 -0.175 -2.230%
1995 -0.179 -2.720%
1994 -0.184 -2.650%
1993 -0.189 -1.560%
1992 -0.192 -1.540%
1991 -0.195 -2.010%
1990 -0.199 -1.490%
1989 -0.202 -1.460%
1988 -0.205 -59.720%
1987 -0.509 -37.390%
1986 -0.813 -27.220%
1985 -1.117 -21.390%
1984 -1.421 -17.620%
1983 -1.725 91.670%
1982 -0.900 1,100.000%
1981 -0.075 -110.000%
1980 0.750 -52.380%
1979 1.575 -34.380%
1978 2.400 26.720%
1977 1.894 36.460%
1976 1.388 57.190%
1975 0.883 134.220%
1974 0.377 -392.250%
1973 -0.129 -5.150%
1972 -0.136 -4.900%
1971 -0.143 -4.030%
1970 -0.149 -4.490%
1969 -0.156 -4.290%
1968 -0.163 25.380%
1967 -0.130 35.420%
1966 -0.096 52.380%
1965 -0.063 117.240%
1964 -0.029 -825.000%
1963 0.004 -33.330%
1962 0.006 -25.000%
1961 0.008 -11.110%
1960 0.009 -18.180%
1959 0.011 -15.380%
1958 0.013 -7.140%
1957 0.014 -6.670%
1956 0.015 0.000%
1955 0.015 -6.250%
1954 0.016 -5.880%
1953 0.017 -5.560%
1952 0.018 -5.260%
1951 0.019 0.000%
1950 0.019 0.000%