People [1]

People

Population 206,139,587 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 2.543 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 85.962 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 51.958 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 74.2 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 54.687 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 34.453 billion kWh (2018) #62
Consumption 29.011 billion kWh (2018) #65
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 6.45 billion kWh (2018) #77

Oil

Ranking
Production 1,871.022 thousand bbl/day (2020) #13
Consumption 452.282 thousand bbl/day (2018) #36
Exports (Refined) [3] 2,231 thousand bbl/day (2013) #7
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 36.89 billion bbl (2021) #11

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 3,009.65 billion cu ft (2015) #12
Consumption (Dry) 663.479 billion cu ft (2019) #38
Exports (Dry) 971.479 billion cu ft (2019) #11
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85
Proved Reserves 203.444 trillion cu ft (2021) #9

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 54 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 172,730,603 (2018 est.)
Highways 195,000 km (2017)
Internet Users 47,759,904 (2016 est.)
Railways 3,798 km (2014)
Telephones 140,491 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon
Total Area923,768 sq. km
Land Area910,768 sq. km
Water Area13,000 sq. km
Coastline853 km
Climatevaries; equatorial in south, tropical in center, arid in north
Terrainsouthern lowlands merge into central hills and plateaus; mountains in southeast, plains in north
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Chappal Waddi 2,419 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020