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GDL Area Database (3.6.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

133 indicators, 129 countries, 1461 sub-national regions
36.8 million persons, 8.3 million households
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Dependency ratio

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Nigeria (Africa)
Total 96.6 95.5 94.3 93.2 92.1 91.0 89.8 88.7 89.9 91.1 92.4 93.6 94.8 95.4 96.0 96.7 97.3 97.9 98.1 98.3 98.4 98.6 98.8
Urban 85.7 84.9 84.1 83.3 82.5 81.7 80.9 80.1 80.0 80.0 79.9 79.9 79.8 81.0 82.2 83.5 84.7 85.9 86.3 86.7 87.0 87.4 87.8
Rural 101 99.7 98.6 97.6 96.6 95.6 94.5 93.5 95.4 97.4 99.3 101 103 104 105 105 106 107 107 107 108 108 108
Poor 99.3 98.3 97.4 96.4 95.5 94.5 93.6 92.6 94.9 97.2 99.4 102 104 105 105 106 106 107 107 107 107 108 108
Nonpoor 82.8 82.1 81.3 80.5 79.7 79.0 78.2 77.4 77.4 77.4 77.3 77.3 77.3 78.6 80.0 81.3 82.7 84.0 84.4 84.8 85.1 85.5 85.9
Lowest 25% 102 103 103 103 103 103 104 104 106 108 110 113 115 116 118 120 121 123 122 122 122 121 121
Second 25% 106 104 103 102 101 99.8 98.7 97.5 99.9 102 105 107 109 108 107 106 105 104 105 105 106 106 107
Third 25% 98.2 96.5 94.7 92.9 91.1 89.4 87.6 85.8 86.0 86.2 86.4 86.6 86.8 87.8 88.9 89.9 91.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 91.9 91.9 91.9
Highest 25% 83.6 81.6 79.5 77.4 75.3 73.3 71.2 69.1 69.2 69.4 69.5 69.7 69.8 70.1 70.4 70.6 70.9 71.2 72.0 72.7 73.5 74.2 75.0
Abia 91.1 87.9 84.8 81.6 78.5 75.3 72.2 69.0 69.3 69.6 70.0 70.3 70.6 72.7 74.8 76.8 78.9 81.0 81.8 82.6 83.4 84.2 85.0
Abuja FCT 89.6 91.3 93.1 94.8 96.6 98.3 100 102 97.0 92.2 87.3 82.5 77.7 76.2 74.7 73.2 71.7 70.2 72.6 75.1 77.5 80.0 82.4
Adamawa 107 104 101 98.6 95.9 93.3 90.6 87.9 92.1 96.2 100 105 109 108 107 107 106 105 104 103 102 102 101
Akwa Ibom 97.1 93.2 89.3 85.4 81.5 77.6 73.7 69.8 70.7 71.5 72.4 73.2 74.1 73.8 73.5 73.1 72.8 72.5 72.5 72.4 72.4 72.3 72.3
Anambra 120 113 106 98.5 91.2 83.9 76.5 69.2 72.3 75.5 78.6 81.8 84.9 83.6 82.3 81.0 79.7 78.4 81.5 84.6 87.7 90.8 93.9
Bauchi 114 114 114 113 113 112 112 112 114 117 120 123 125 126 126 126 127 127 126 125 125 124 123
Bayelsa 103 102 101 100 99.7 98.9 98.2 97.4 93.3 89.3 85.2 81.2 77.1 77.9 78.7 79.6 80.4 81.2 82.7 84.2 85.6 87.1 88.6
Benue 99.1 97.8 96.4 95.1 93.8 92.5 91.1 89.8 92.9 96.0 99.0 102 105 103 101 99.1 97.0 95.0 92.6 90.2 87.8 85.4 83.0
Borno 94.8 95.1 95.4 95.7 96.0 96.3 96.6 96.9 101 105 109 112 116 113 109 105 101 97.4 99.3 101 103 105 107
Cross River 94.9 93.4 91.9 90.4 88.9 87.4 85.9 84.4 84.7 85.0 85.3 85.6 85.9 86.5 87.1 87.7 88.3 88.9 85.8 82.7 79.6 76.5 73.4
Delta 99.0 97.2 95.4 93.6 91.8 90.0 88.2 86.4 85.8 85.2 84.7 84.1 83.5 81.5 79.5 77.6 75.6 73.6 75.5 77.4 79.2 81.1 83.0
Ebonyi 102 102 101 100 99.8 99.1 98.5 97.8 99.0 100 101 103 104 103 102 102 101 100 103 106 108 111 114
Edo 86.5 86.1 85.6 85.2 84.8 84.4 83.9 83.5 83.1 82.7 82.4 82.0 81.6 80.2 78.9 77.5 76.2 74.8 79.6 84.4 89.2 94.0 98.8
Ekiti 52.9 57.2 61.4 65.7 70.0 74.3 78.5 82.8 82.0 81.2 80.3 79.5 78.7 80.1 81.5 82.9 84.3 85.7 86.2 86.7 87.3 87.8 88.3
Enugu 104 99.6 94.7 89.8 84.9 80.1 75.2 70.3 73.6 76.9 80.1 83.4 86.7 86.3 85.9 85.5 85.1 84.7 84.7 84.7 84.8 84.8 84.8
Gombe 79.5 80.7 82.0 83.2 84.5 85.7 87.0 88.2 94.4 101 107 113 119 119 119 119 119 119 118 116 115 114 112
Imo 100 96.7 93.2 89.6 86.1 82.5 79.0 75.4 77.2 79.0 80.9 82.7 84.5 84.3 84.0 83.8 83.5 83.3 83.7 84.1 84.5 84.9 85.3
Jigawa 116 112 109 106 103 99.4 96.2 92.9 98.7 104 110 116 122 122 122 123 123 123 124 124 124 124 125
Kaduna 89.5 90.8 92.1 93.4 94.7 96.0 97.3 98.6 98.9 99.2 99.5 99.8 100 98.3 96.4 94.6 92.7 90.9 94.3 97.8 101 105 108
Kano 123 120 118 115 113 110 107 105 107 110 112 114 117 116 115 115 114 113 115 116 118 119 121
Katsina 106 108 109 110 111 113 114 115 116 117 119 120 121 123 124 126 127 129 128 126 125 123 122
Kebbi 84.3 90.1 95.9 102 108 113 119 125 123 122 120 118 117 117 118 119 120 121 120 120 119 119 118
Kogi 69.6 71.1 72.6 74.1 75.6 77.1 78.6 80.1 81.5 82.9 84.2 85.6 87.0 86.9 86.8 86.7 86.6 86.5 86.6 86.7 86.9 87.0 87.1
Kwara 68.9 74.0 79.0 84.0 89.0 94.1 99.1 104 102 100 98.0 95.9 93.9 93.7 93.5 93.3 93.1 92.9 95.7 98.5 101 104 107
Lagos 69.3 67.7 66.2 64.6 63.1 61.5 60.0 58.4 59.1 59.8 60.5 61.2 61.9 63.9 65.9 68.0 70.0 72.0 70.8 69.6 68.4 67.2 66.0
Nassarawa 124 119 115 110 106 101 96.6 92.1 91.9 91.7 91.6 91.4 91.2 91.8 92.4 93.1 93.7 94.3 94.1 94.0 93.8 93.7 93.5
Niger 102 102 101 101 101 101 100 100 104 108 111 115 119 117 115 113 111 109 109 108 107 107 106
Ogun 92.7 90.8 88.8 86.8 84.8 82.9 80.9 78.9 83.1 87.3 91.6 95.8 100 100 101 101 101 101 98.1 94.9 91.7 88.5 85.3
Ondo 115 111 106 101 96.6 91.9 87.3 82.6 84.5 86.4 88.2 90.1 92.0 90.0 88.0 86.0 84.0 82.0 82.0 82.0 81.9 81.9 81.9
Osun 97.4 92.9 88.5 84.0 79.6 75.1 70.7 66.2 68.4 70.6 72.9 75.1 77.3 78.4 79.6 80.7 81.9 83.0 81.9 80.8 79.6 78.5 77.4
Oyo 120 113 106 98.5 91.3 84.1 76.8 69.6 74.3 78.9 83.6 88.2 92.9 93.7 94.5 95.3 96.1 96.9 95.1 93.2 91.4 89.5 87.7
Plateau 101 99.1 96.8 94.4 92.1 89.7 87.4 85.0 88.4 91.7 95.1 98.4 102 99.3 96.9 94.4 92.0 89.5 90.4 91.3 92.3 93.2 94.1
Rivers 95.8 90.8 85.7 80.6 75.5 70.5 65.4 60.3 60.1 59.9 59.8 59.6 59.4 60.4 61.4 62.3 63.3 64.3 65.8 67.3 68.7 70.2 71.7
Sokoto 84.2 84.9 85.6 86.3 87.0 87.7 88.4 89.1 94.2 99.3 104 110 115 115 116 116 116 117 117 117 116 116 116
Taraba 78.6 82.6 86.6 90.6 94.6 98.6 103 107 106 104 103 102 101 102 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 110 111
Yobe 131 129 127 125 122 120 118 115 117 118 119 121 122 123 123 123 124 124 122 121 119 117 115
Zamfora 104 105 105 106 106 106 107 107 110 112 115 117 120 121 122 123 124 125 123 121 120 118 116