Nigeria ended 2016 with a population of 185,989,640 people, which represents an increasea of 4,807,896 people compared to 2015.
Nigeria ranks No. 6 among195 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The male population is greater, with 94,226,757 men, representing 50.66% of the total, compared to 91,762,883 or 50.66% women.
Nigeria, with 201 people per square km and it was in position 146th in our ranking of density population in 2016.