Nigeria 2016 population data population data by administrative level 1 and 2 based on 2006 census conducted by national population commission npc of nigeria. Of these seven, the four largest were nigeria 221,000 or 14 percent of the africanborn population, ethiopia 164,000 or 10 percent, egypt 143,000 or 9 percent, and ghana 121,000 or 8. Nigeria 2016 population data humanitarian data exchange. Polio field census and vaccination of underserved populations. Tigerline files present a valuable database for teaching gis. The house of representatives shall be composed of members chosen every second year by the people of the several. Usaidnigeria country development cooperation strategy 20152020.
This term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses. Administrative division states and local government. Mar 29, 2019 population censuses have been taken in nigeria during colonial time in 1866, 1871, 1896, 1901, 1911, 1921, 1931 and 1952. As such, lagos is one of the largest private school markets in the world. The problem has been how this might best be achieved. Since the mere publication of the census figures precludes a leader of a major political party from aspiring to the leadership of the nation, something must be wrong with the setup in nigeria when one can already know that he has won and his opponent lost a general election on the basis of census figures. Part ii powers of the federal republic of nigeria 4. Adolescents population 000s 41,050 adolescent as % of total population 22 young people 1024 years 000s 57,226 young people as % of total population 31 annual average growth rate of population % 2. Immediately after the census, omricr forms questionnaires used to collect data started arriving at the dpcs. All these buttress the fact that there is high cbr in nigeria. In 2006, the national census reported the countrys total population to be constituted by about 60% young people under the age of 251. The private sector is an important provider of health care in nigeria. An examination of 2006 population census article pdf available january 2015 with 3,862 reads how we measure reads. Highlights of the nigerian livestock resources report david bourn background to the study the federal government of nigeria has long recognised the need for a wide ranging and objective assessment of livestock populations and systems covering the whole country.
The censuses before 1921 were based on administrative estimates rather than on an actual enumeration. In this article, we give an exposition of censustaking in nigeria for the period 1866. Problems and prospects abraham okolo census taking is a very sensitive issue that has remained intractable in nigeria. Ethnic consciousness and as well as religious consciousness brings about disunity among the people of nigeria which always result to internal. Notwithstanding the influence of this sector, not enough is known about the operations of private schools in lagos state, their impact on student learning opportunities, and their overall implications for the economic and social development of nigeria. The paper presents the experience from the 2006 census in nigeria including. Nigeria s population has been increasing rapidly for at least the last 5 decades due to very high birth rates, quadrupling its population during this time. Large numbers of documents of national population census npc were perused. The population census of nigeria was successfully conducted from 27th to 30th november 1991. Evaluation report nigeria page 6 executive summary unemployment is one of the major challenges faced by young nigerians. The total population in nigeria was estimated at 200. Salihu bala u12mm1150 the problem associate with population census is the phenomenon of ethnicity and religion brought to nigeria among other negative impacts includes discrimination,corruption,politics of federal character.
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. In nigeria, it revolves around the tendency to manipulate andor inflate demographic data by governments andor ethnic nationalities in a bid to. Malaria is a major reason that nigeria has one of the worlds highest rates of allcause mortality for children under five. This was achieved with 21 scanners distributed in 7dpcs located strategically across the country. History of population census in nigeria a year ago 29237 views by sade balogun without gathering statistics about the number of people living in a place at the particular period of time, it will be impossible to compare sociocultural, economic, social and demographic changes. Pdf 2006 nigeria population census and errors in age reporting.
All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a congress of the united states, which shall consist of a senate and house of representatives. The nigeria population census programme of 1991 had a pes as one of its major. Virtues in the nigerian 2006 population and housing census. Abuja has been the capital of nigeria since december 12, 1991. However, the 1991 census, which was carefully conducted, came up with only 87. Population and housing census in nigeria the united nations. Demography according to the 2006 census nigeria then had a population of 140 million people and is by far the most populous country in africa with a fairly high average population density of 156 per square kilometre. Mar 06, 2018 to conduct a census in nigeria,first the president has to ascent to the nigeria population commissions proposal,then funds are appropriated for that purpose,the executive and legislature together with the npc,deliberate and agree on the contents. In this article, we give an exposition of census taking in nigeria for the period 1866. During august 2012april 20, nstop supported a field census of underserved populations in 209 local government areas across 17 states with high risk for polio in northern and central nigeria. Nigeria population 19602019 data 20202022 forecast.
But sadly, in many parts of the world especially in the underdeveloped parts a lot of problems exist during the conducting of census which make it sometimes difficult to conduct regular censuses or get adequate census figures. Op you are a good researcher to get hausafulani population at a round figure of 2m in 1921. With those numbers, nigeria will become the third most populated. Stats displayed in columns and rows with title, id, notes, sources, and release date. Brief historical background of population censuses in independent nigeria. The population growth rate is high, currently estimated at 3. The tiger data structure aids in teaching concepts related to topological data. Population censuses have been taken in nigeria during colonial time in 1866, 1871, 1896, 1901, 1911, 1921, 1931 and 1952.
Problems and prospects abraham okolo censustaking is a very sensitive issue that has remained intractable in nigeria. A quarter of according to the 1991 census, adolescent s ages females aged 1519 years in nigeria had already. Data are facts on people, places and business collected in censuses and surveys and through administrative records e. In1921 igbo are 3,927,000 and hf are 2,000,000, now its 2017 thats 96yrs back igbo population is high t. Radio and television programmes, jingles, news and other were listened to. The good, the technical, and the politics of numbers. These tables are suitable for database or gis linkage to the nigeria administrative boundaries levels 0 3 and senatorial districts administrative level 0 to 2 and senatorial. The federal republic of nigeria, with an area of 923,769 square kilometers made. The term census politics is coined to illuminate the character of politics that undergirds the process of census in given countries. The conducting of census is one of the most important things countries must do on a regular basis.
Pdf or pdf denotes a file in adobes portable document format. This attempt yielded a total population figure of 31. This page provides the latest reported value for nigeria population plus previous releases, historical high and low, shortterm forecast and longterm. We are hiring thousands of people for the 2020 census. According to preliminary results of the 2006 census and subsequent estimates, the most populous cities in nigeria are lagos about 8 million, kano 3. Curated by knoemas data analysts to deliver leading shortterm and longterm indicators and forecasts from trusted sources for each of the covered industries. The results released based on these data collections are often called statistics. According to the census bureau of the united states, the population of nigeria will surpass that of the united states in 2047, when the population of nigeria will reach 379.
Nigeria has a population of about 140 million, of which. The icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure gender, age groups, age. Nigeria population is increasing mostly due to the effect of the first factor, that is, high birth rate. Federal ministry of health, national malaria control.
Constitution of the federal republic of nigeria 1999. Constitution of the federal republic of nigeria 1999 arrangement of sections chapter i general provisions part i federal republic of nigeria 1. Since the founding of fao in 1945, it has supported countries to carry out their national agricultural censuses using standard international concepts, definitions and methodologies. Data from the 2010 population and housing census phc will serve as reference for equitable. Map of nigerian states by population density map of nigerian states by total population the following table presents a listing of nigeria s 36 states ranked in order of their total population based on preliminary 2006 census figures. The world programme for the census of agriculture 2020 wca 2020 is the. An appraisal of the conduct and provisional results of the nigerian. According to the 2007 general household survey report, the unemployment. Scanning technology was fully deployed in processing for the 2006 population and housing census of nigeria. Nigeria accounts for about onequarter of all malaria cases in africa and with an estimated 300,000 childhood deaths annually, it accounts for about onethird of all malaria deaths worldwide.
Highlights of the nigerian livestock resources report david bourn. The information contained in these files may have changed since their creation. During the field census, 40,212 settlements were enumerated, including 4,631 11. Files featuring other demographic characteristics are from vintage 2018 and will be updated in 2020. By 2100, if current figures continue, the population of nigeria will be over 728 million. To conduct a census in nigeria,first the president has to ascent to the nigeria population commissions proposal,then funds are appropriated for that purpose,the executive and legislature together with the npc,deliberate and agree on the contents. Administrative shapefiles contain boundaries of standard geographic locations in effect in 1998. The population of the states and local government areas lgas of nigeria according to census results and latest population projections. Pdf over the years, nigeria had been struggling with census problems, which. Censustaking in nigeria african population studies. The censuses covered only the southern part of the country including lagos, except for the 1952 census which was nationwide. Usaidnigeria country development cooperation strategy. You may find more current shapefiles for the united states from the u. Microdata sample characteristics sample design the sample followed a twostage, replicated and rotable design in which enumeration areas eas demarcated for the 1991 population census served as the primary sampling units and housing units hus as the secondary sampling units.
The research read extensively literature and documents about previous census exercises in nigeria. Prior to this report, however, data on the number of private sector facilities in nigeria, the services they offer, and their geographic distribution were relatively limited. These shapefiles are made available for use with epi info and epi map only. Looking back, in the year of 1960, nigeria had a population of 45. Dr michael okpara, national president, ncnc, and premier, eastern region, 9 march. A series of censuses makes it possible to appraise the past, accurately describe the present, and estimate the future.
The provisional figures from the census were accepted and released by the federal government in march 1992, following which detailed processing commenced, the total population of nigeria as recorded in the 1991 population census was 88,992,220 of this. Nigerias population has been increasing rapidly for at least the last 5 decades due to very high birth rates, quadrupling its population during this time. Although numerous estimates of the nigerian population were made during the colonial period, the first attempt at a nationwide census was during 195253. A population census is the most important source of data on the size, composition, growth and distribution of a countrys population at the national and subnational levels.1491 563 978 423 1361 340 20 1383 110 755 1523 453 227 680 412 285 1334 882 725 970 1570 501 1067 1159 935 362 1281 211 582 1216 711 1339 1335