Nigeria: Life expectancy

(measure: years; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Nigeria: Life expectancy, in years

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Nigeria from 1960 to 2016. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 45.3 years with a minumum of 36.97 years in 1960 and a maximum of 53.43 years in 2016. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The life expectancy in Nigeria and other countries is defined as the number of years a newborn is expected to live.

Definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
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