Nigeria Nigeria Gender Ratios

There are more men than women in Nigeria according the CIA World Factbook 2024 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.

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 RangeNigeria Gender RatioGlobal Gender Ratio
At birth106 Men to 100 Women103 Men to 100 Women
1 to 14105 Men to 100 Women107 Men to 100 Women
15 to 24105 Men to 100 Women106 Men to 100 Women
25 to 54105 Men to 100 Women102 Men to 100 Women
55 to 6495 Men to 100 Women95 Men to 100 Women
65 and over91 Men to 100 Women80 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.

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