Nigeria: Rural population, percent
(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Nigeria: Rural population, percent of total population: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Nigeria from 1960 to 2017. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 70.82 percent with a minumum of 50.48 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 84.59 percent in 1960. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.