Nigeria Gender Ratios
There are more men than women in Nigeria according the CIA World Factbook 2021 data (most recent data available).
The Nigeria Gender Ratio is 104 men to 100 women (104:100) or 1.04. Nigeria's gender ratio is higher than the global average of 101 men to 100 women (101:100) or 1.01.
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Nigeria Gender Ratio By Age
Gender Ratios vary by age group as well as location. The table below shows the gender ratios breakdown in Nigeria by age.
|Age Range||Nigeria Gender Ratio||Global Gender Ratio|
|At birth||106 Men to 100 Women||103 Men to 100 Women|
|1 to 14||105 Men to 100 Women||107 Men to 100 Women|
|15 to 24||105 Men to 100 Women||106 Men to 100 Women|
|25 to 54||105 Men to 100 Women||102 Men to 100 Women|
|55 to 64||95 Men to 100 Women||95 Men to 100 Women|
|65 and over||91 Men to 100 Women||80 Men to 100 Women|
Cities in Nigeria
Gender Ratios on this page are an aggregate of the gender ratios in the following cities within the region:
Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Kaduna, Maiduguri, Benin, Zaria, Abuja, and Ogbomosho.