People [1]

People

Population 211,400,704 (2021)
Population Growth Rate 2.52 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 85.412 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 52.746 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 72.2 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 55.018 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 28.15 billion kWh (2020) #70
Consumption 24.611 billion kWh (2019) #69
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #116
Renewable Electricity Generation 6.169 billion kWh (2020) #79

Oil

Ranking
Production 1,650.39 thousand bbl/day (2021) #15
Consumption 483.07 thousand bbl/day (2019) #34
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) 777.4 billion cu ft (2021) #37
Exports (Dry) 807.45 billion cu ft (2021) #12
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #86
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: 11/6/2022
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020