Nigeria: Percent female population
(measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Nigeria: Female population, percent of total: For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for Nigeria from 1960 to 2017. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 49.71 percent with a minumum of 49.33 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 50.09 percent in 1960. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.