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GDL Area Database (3.6.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

126 indicators, 128 countries, 1337 sub-national regions
35.9 million persons, 8.1 million households
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Total area population in millions

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 110 113 117 120 123 126 129 133 136 140 144 147 151 155 160 164 168 173 177 181 186
Urban 27.6 30.0 32.5 34.9 37.3 39.8 42.2 44.7 45.8 46.9 48.1 49.2 50.3 54.0 57.7 61.4 65.2 68.9 72.6 76.3 80.0
Rural 82.7 83.4 84.2 84.9 85.7 86.4 87.1 87.9 90.5 93.1 95.6 98.2 101 101 102 103 103 104 105 105 106
Poor 91.8 93.0 94.3 95.6 96.9 98.2 99.5 101 101 102 102 103 103 105 106 108 109 110 112 113 115
Nonpoor 15.9 18.2 20.4 22.7 24.9 27.2 29.4 31.7 34.9 38.1 41.2 44.4 47.6 50.6 53.5 56.5 59.4 62.4 65.3 68.2 71.2
Lowest 25% 25.4 26.7 27.9 29.2 30.4 31.6 32.9 34.1 35.6 37.1 38.6 40.1 41.6 43.5 45.3 47.2 49.0 50.9 52.7 54.6 56.4
Second 25% 27.2 28.3 29.4 30.6 31.7 32.8 33.9 35.1 35.9 36.7 37.5 38.3 39.1 40.0 41.0 42.0 42.9 43.9 44.9 45.8 46.8
Third 25% 27.4 28.2 29.0 29.9 30.7 31.5 32.3 33.2 33.7 34.3 34.8 35.4 35.9 36.9 37.8 38.8 39.7 40.7 41.6 42.6 43.5
Highest 25% 30.2 30.2 30.2 30.2 30.2 30.2 30.2 30.3 31.1 32.0 32.8 33.7 34.6 35.1 35.7 36.2 36.8 37.4 37.9 38.5 39.1
Abia 3.29 2.98 2.68 2.37 2.06 1.76 1.45 1.15 1.53 1.92 2.31 2.69 3.08 2.92 2.75 2.59 2.43 2.27 2.11 1.94 1.78
Abuja FCT 1.26 1.13 1.00 0.87 0.74 0.61 0.48 0.35 0.60 0.85 1.10 1.35 1.60 1.55 1.50 1.45 1.40 1.36 1.31 1.26 1.21
Adamawa 2.24 2.26 2.28 2.30 2.31 2.33 2.35 2.37 2.58 2.79 3.00 3.21 3.43 3.47 3.52 3.56 3.61 3.65 3.70 3.74 3.79
Akwa Ibom 10.2 9.73 9.27 8.81 8.35 7.89 7.43 6.97 6.40 5.84 5.28 4.72 4.15 4.04 3.92 3.80 3.68 3.57 3.45 3.33 3.22
Anambra 3.16 3.22 3.28 3.34 3.40 3.46 3.52 3.58 3.77 3.96 4.16 4.35 4.54 4.48 4.41 4.35 4.28 4.22 4.15 4.09 4.02
Bauchi 0.01 1.17 2.33 3.49 4.66 5.83 7.00 8.18 7.56 6.94 6.32 5.70 5.08 5.19 5.30 5.41 5.51 5.62 5.73 5.84 5.95
Bayelsa 1.02 0.97 0.92 0.87 0.82 0.78 0.73 0.68 0.91 1.15 1.38 1.62 1.85 1.78 1.70 1.63 1.55 1.47 1.40 1.32 1.25
Benue 4.15 4.24 4.34 4.43 4.53 4.62 4.72 4.81 4.76 4.70 4.65 4.60 4.54 4.82 5.11 5.39 5.67 5.95 6.23 6.52 6.80
Borno 0.01 0.78 1.55 2.32 3.21 4.11 5.00 5.89 5.60 5.32 5.03 4.75 4.46 4.82 5.17 5.52 5.88 6.23 6.59 6.94 7.29
Cross River 0.89 1.20 1.51 1.82 2.13 2.44 2.75 3.06 3.08 3.10 3.13 3.15 3.18 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.21 3.22 3.23 3.24
Delta 2.95 3.09 3.24 3.38 3.53 3.67 3.82 3.97 4.06 4.15 4.25 4.34 4.43 4.29 4.15 4.00 3.86 3.72 3.57 3.43 3.29
Ebonyi 2.71 2.49 2.27 2.05 1.83 1.61 1.39 1.17 1.40 1.63 1.87 2.10 2.33 2.74 3.14 3.55 3.95 4.35 4.76 5.16 5.57
Edo 4.53 4.19 3.85 3.50 3.16 2.81 2.47 2.12 2.39 2.66 2.93 3.20 3.47 3.36 3.26 3.15 3.05 2.94 2.84 2.73 2.63
Ekiti 1.69 1.65 1.60 1.55 1.50 1.46 1.41 1.36 1.59 1.83 2.06 2.30 2.53 2.29 2.06 1.82 1.58 1.34 1.10 0.86 0.62
Enugu 1.42 1.52 1.63 1.73 1.83 1.94 2.04 2.14 2.40 2.65 2.90 3.15 3.41 3.48 3.56 3.63 3.70 3.78 3.85 3.93 4.00
Gombe 0.37 0.71 1.05 1.38 1.72 2.06 2.40 2.74 2.66 2.58 2.50 2.43 2.35 2.43 2.50 2.58 2.65 2.73 2.80 2.88 2.96
Imo 2.74 2.72 2.71 2.69 2.67 2.65 2.63 2.62 2.93 3.25 3.57 3.89 4.21 4.13 4.05 3.97 3.89 3.81 3.73 3.65 3.57
Jigawa 2.62 2.67 2.71 2.76 2.80 2.85 2.89 2.94 3.28 3.62 3.96 4.30 4.64 4.97 5.31 5.64 5.97 6.31 6.64 6.98 7.31
Kaduna 4.41 4.66 4.91 5.15 5.40 5.64 5.89 6.13 6.22 6.31 6.39 6.48 6.57 7.02 7.47 7.92 8.37 8.82 9.27 9.72 10.2
Kano 6.94 7.20 7.46 7.72 7.98 8.25 8.51 8.77 9.05 9.34 9.62 9.90 10.2 11.2 12.2 13.2 14.2 15.2 16.2 17.2 18.2
Katsina 3.03 3.48 3.93 4.38 4.83 5.28 5.74 6.19 6.20 6.21 6.22 6.24 6.25 6.45 6.65 6.85 7.05 7.25 7.45 7.65 7.85
Kebbi 1.54 1.86 2.18 2.50 2.82 3.14 3.47 3.79 3.74 3.70 3.65 3.61 3.57 4.08 4.59 5.11 5.62 6.14 6.65 7.17 7.68
Kogi 4.66 4.70 4.75 4.79 4.83 4.88 4.92 4.97 4.68 4.40 4.11 3.83 3.55 3.47 3.39 3.32 3.24 3.16 3.09 3.01 2.93
Kwara 3.52 3.18 2.84 2.50 2.16 1.82 1.48 1.14 1.42 1.70 1.98 2.26 2.54 2.55 2.56 2.57 2.58 2.59 2.60 2.61 2.62
Lagos 5.42 5.38 5.34 5.31 5.27 5.23 5.19 5.15 6.06 6.96 7.87 8.77 9.68 9.35 9.03 8.70 8.38 8.05 7.72 7.40 7.07
Nassarawa 1.30 1.38 1.45 1.53 1.61 1.69 1.76 1.84 1.88 1.92 1.96 2.00 2.03 2.22 2.40 2.59 2.77 2.96 3.15 3.33 3.52
Niger 2.92 3.17 3.42 3.68 3.93 4.19 4.44 4.70 4.60 4.50 4.40 4.30 4.20 4.89 5.57 6.25 6.93 7.61 8.29 8.97 9.66
Ogun 3.97 3.77 3.57 3.37 3.17 2.96 2.76 2.56 2.86 3.17 3.47 3.78 4.08 4.06 4.05 4.04 4.02 4.01 3.99 3.98 3.96
Ondo 3.20 3.00 2.81 2.62 2.42 2.23 2.04 1.84 2.21 2.57 2.93 3.30 3.66 3.62 3.59 3.55 3.52 3.48 3.45 3.41 3.38
Osun 4.76 4.29 3.82 3.34 2.87 2.40 1.92 1.45 1.90 2.36 2.81 3.27 3.72 3.61 3.49 3.38 3.26 3.15 3.03 2.92 2.80
Oyo 7.90 7.28 6.65 6.03 5.40 4.78 4.15 3.53 4.01 4.50 4.98 5.47 5.95 6.13 6.31 6.49 6.67 6.84 7.02 7.20 7.38
Plateau 4.09 3.92 3.75 3.58 3.41 3.24 3.07 2.90 3.03 3.16 3.29 3.42 3.54 3.46 3.37 3.29 3.21 3.12 3.04 2.95 2.87
Rivers 0.42 1.27 2.12 2.97 3.82 4.66 5.51 6.36 6.22 6.08 5.94 5.80 5.66 5.49 5.32 5.14 4.97 4.79 4.62 4.44 4.27
Sokoto 0.93 1.31 1.68 2.06 2.43 2.80 3.18 3.55 3.65 3.75 3.85 3.95 4.05 4.24 4.44 4.64 4.83 5.03 5.23 5.42 5.62
Taraba 1.71 1.93 2.15 2.38 2.60 2.82 3.04 3.27 3.11 2.95 2.79 2.63 2.47 2.68 2.89 3.10 3.31 3.52 3.72 3.93 4.14
Yobe 3.60 3.53 3.45 3.38 3.31 3.24 3.17 3.10 2.99 2.88 2.77 2.66 2.55 2.93 3.31 3.70 4.08 4.46 4.85 5.23 5.61
Zamfora 1.08 1.68 2.28 2.89 3.49 4.09 4.69 5.30 4.95 4.60 4.26 3.91 3.57 4.08 4.59 5.10 5.61 6.12 6.63 7.14 7.65