Area Database (v4.1)

% of women in 50+ population

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 2019 2020
Nigeria (Africa)  
Total 45.8 46.2 46.6 47.0 47.4 47.9 48.3 48.7 48.9 49.0 49.2 49.4 49.5 49.3 49.1 48.9 48.7 48.5 48.2 47.8 47.4 47.1 46.7 46.3 46.0
Abia 50.6 50.8 51.1 51.3 51.6 51.8 52.1 52.3 52.8 53.2 53.7 54.2 54.6 54.8 55.0 55.2 55.3 55.5 54.5 53.4 52.4 51.3 50.3 49.2 48.2
Abuja FCT 24.7 29.3 34.0 38.6 43.2 47.9 52.5 57.1 53.1 49.1 45.1 41.1 37.1 37.3 37.6 37.9 38.2 38.5 39.3 40.0 40.8 41.5 42.3 43.0 43.8
Adamawa 37.6 39.8 42.1 44.4 46.7 49.0 51.2 53.5 52.6 51.7 50.7 49.8 48.9 49.1 49.2 49.4 49.6 49.8 47.7 45.6 43.6 41.5 39.4 37.4 35.3
Akwa Ibom 50.1 51.2 52.3 53.4 54.5 55.7 56.8 57.9 57.3 56.6 56.0 55.4 54.7 55.1 55.4 55.7 56.0 56.4 56.5 56.7 56.8 57.0 57.1 57.3 57.4
Anambra 61.6 60.0 58.3 56.6 55.0 53.3 51.6 50.0 51.6 53.2 54.8 56.4 58.0 56.2 54.3 52.4 50.6 48.7 49.0 49.3 49.6 49.9 50.2 50.5 50.8
Bauchi 56.3 54.7 53.2 51.6 50.0 48.4 46.8 45.2 43.9 42.7 41.4 40.1 38.8 39.2 39.7 40.1 40.5 40.9 42.4 44.0 45.5 47.0 48.6 50.1 51.6
Bayelsa 20.7 27.3 33.8 40.3 46.8 53.4 59.9 66.4 64.4 62.4 60.4 58.4 56.4 56.0 55.6 55.2 54.8 54.4 54.2 53.9 53.7 53.5 53.2 53.0 52.8
Benue 37.6 40.1 42.7 45.3 47.8 50.4 52.9 55.5 55.1 54.8 54.4 54.0 53.7 53.0 52.3 51.6 50.9 50.2 49.3 48.4 47.5 46.6 45.7 44.8 43.9
Borno 21.6 25.7 29.7 33.7 37.7 41.7 45.7 49.8 48.5 47.2 46.0 44.7 43.4 41.6 39.8 38.0 36.2 34.5 36.1 37.7 39.3 40.9 42.5 44.2 45.8
Cross River 66.3 63.7 61.2 58.7 56.1 53.6 51.0 48.5 49.2 49.9 50.7 51.4 52.1 52.7 53.4 54.0 54.6 55.2 53.6 52.0 50.5 48.9 47.3 45.7 44.1
Delta 18.6 24.3 30.0 35.6 41.3 47.0 52.7 58.4 58.5 58.6 58.7 58.8 58.9 57.8 56.7 55.6 54.5 53.4 52.9 52.4 51.9 51.4 50.9 50.5 50.0
Ebonyi 56.8 56.2 55.6 55.0 54.4 53.8 53.2 52.6 53.1 53.7 54.2 54.7 55.2 56.1 57.0 57.9 58.8 59.7 58.2 56.7 55.3 53.8 52.3 50.8 49.4
Edo 56.1 54.6 53.1 51.6 50.0 48.5 47.0 45.5 46.8 48.0 49.3 50.5 51.8 51.2 50.6 50.0 49.4 48.8 49.7 50.7 51.6 52.5 53.4 54.4 55.3
Ekiti 50.3 50.8 51.4 52.0 52.6 53.2 53.8 54.4 54.1 53.8 53.5 53.2 52.9 53.3 53.6 54.0 54.3 54.7 54.0 53.4 52.8 52.2 51.5 50.9 50.3
Enugu 72.6 68.2 63.9 59.5 55.1 50.7 46.4 42.0 45.3 48.7 52.1 55.4 58.8 57.5 56.2 54.9 53.6 52.3 52.5 52.7 52.9 53.1 53.3 53.5 53.7
Gombe 55.6 53.3 50.9 48.6 46.2 43.8 41.5 39.1 40.1 41.1 42.0 43.0 44.0 44.0 44.1 44.1 44.2 44.2 44.0 43.8 43.6 43.4 43.2 43.0 42.8
Imo 59.7 57.7 55.7 53.8 51.8 49.8 47.9 45.9 48.1 50.3 52.4 54.6 56.8 56.8 56.8 56.8 56.8 56.8 56.2 55.7 55.1 54.6 54.0 53.5 52.9
Jigawa 2.58 7.54 12.5 17.5 22.4 27.4 32.3 37.3 37.9 38.5 39.0 39.6 40.2 40.5 40.8 41.1 41.3 41.6 41.2 40.7 40.3 39.8 39.4 38.9 38.5
Kaduna 40.9 41.4 41.8 42.2 42.7 43.1 43.6 44.0 45.3 46.6 47.9 49.2 50.6 48.5 46.4 44.3 42.3 40.2 38.5 36.7 35.0 33.2 31.5 29.8 28.0
Kano 56.6 55.1 53.7 52.2 50.7 49.3 47.8 46.4 45.5 44.7 43.9 43.1 42.2 42.9 43.5 44.2 44.8 45.5 45.3 45.1 44.9 44.7 44.5 44.3 44.1
Katsina 52.3 51.6 50.9 50.2 49.5 48.8 48.1 47.4 43.1 38.8 34.5 30.2 25.9 28.6 31.2 33.9 36.6 39.2 40.2 41.3 42.3 43.3 44.3 45.4 46.4
Kebbi 46.2 43.1 40.0 36.8 33.7 30.5 27.4 24.2 25.9 27.5 29.1 30.8 32.4 34.6 36.8 38.9 41.1 43.3 41.8 40.4 39.0 37.6 36.1 34.7 33.3
Kogi 48.5 49.3 50.1 50.9 51.7 52.5 53.2 54.0 54.5 54.9 55.3 55.8 56.2 56.2 56.3 56.4 56.4 56.5 56.6 56.7 56.9 57.0 57.1 57.2 57.4
Kwara 25.3 31.4 37.6 43.7 49.9 56.0 62.2 68.3 63.8 59.4 54.9 50.4 45.9 47.4 48.8 50.3 51.7 53.2 52.7 52.2 51.7 51.2 50.8 50.3 49.8
Lagos 51.6 50.8 50.1 49.3 48.6 47.9 47.1 46.4 46.1 45.8 45.6 45.3 45.0 46.0 47.0 48.0 49.0 50.1 48.9 47.8 46.6 45.5 44.4 43.2 42.1
Nassarawa 43.4 44.5 45.6 46.8 47.9 49.0 50.1 51.3 49.9 48.6 47.2 45.9 44.5 46.4 48.4 50.3 52.2 54.2 52.1 50.1 48.0 46.0 43.9 41.9 39.8
Niger 27.0 29.7 32.3 34.9 37.5 40.2 42.8 45.4 44.3 43.2 42.1 41.0 39.9 41.4 43.0 44.5 46.0 47.6 46.2 44.9 43.5 42.2 40.8 39.4 38.1
Ogun 41.5 42.7 43.9 45.2 46.4 47.6 48.8 50.0 50.3 50.6 50.9 51.2 51.6 52.6 53.6 54.6 55.6 56.6 55.5 54.4 53.3 52.2 51.1 50.0 48.9
Ondo 41.0 42.4 43.8 45.3 46.7 48.1 49.5 50.9 51.5 52.2 52.8 53.5 54.1 53.7 53.2 52.8 52.4 52.0 51.4 50.9 50.3 49.8 49.2 48.7 48.1
Osun 27.7 32.4 37.1 41.8 46.5 51.2 55.9 60.7 59.1 57.6 56.1 54.6 53.0 53.3 53.5 53.7 54.0 54.2 53.7 53.2 52.7 52.2 51.7 51.2 50.7
Oyo 33.5 36.8 40.0 43.3 46.6 49.9 53.2 56.5 55.8 55.1 54.4 53.7 53.0 52.6 52.2 51.8 51.4 51.0 50.3 49.7 49.1 48.5 47.9 47.3 46.7
Plateau 37.2 39.4 41.7 43.9 46.1 48.3 50.5 52.8 53.7 54.7 55.7 56.7 57.7 57.0 56.3 55.7 55.0 54.4 53.6 52.8 52.0 51.3 50.5 49.7 48.9
Rivers 44.6 44.8 45.1 45.3 45.6 45.8 46.1 46.3 47.3 48.3 49.2 50.2 51.2 50.7 50.1 49.6 49.0 48.5 48.3 48.1 47.8 47.6 47.4 47.2 47.0
Sokoto 55.7 51.6 47.5 43.5 39.4 35.3 31.2 27.1 30.7 34.3 37.9 41.5 45.1 42.5 40.0 37.5 35.0 32.5 34.1 35.8 37.4 39.0 40.7 42.3 43.9
Taraba 31.3 31.7 32.0 32.3 32.6 32.9 33.2 33.5 35.9 38.2 40.5 42.9 45.2 44.5 43.8 43.1 42.4 41.7 42.5 43.4 44.2 45.0 45.8 46.6 47.5
Yobe 42.9 43.3 43.7 44.1 44.5 44.9 45.3 45.7 43.2 40.6 38.1 35.5 33.0 33.1 33.2 33.3 33.5 33.6 35.5 37.5 39.4 41.3 43.3 45.2 47.2
Zamfora 25.9 27.9 30.0 32.1 34.1 36.2 38.2 40.3 40.3 40.3 40.4 40.4 40.4 40.3 40.2 40.1 40.0 39.9 40.2 40.5 40.9 41.2 41.5 41.8 42.1
Lighter numbers are estimates