Nigeria: Rural population, percent

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Rural population, percent of total population

 Latest value 47.25
 Reference 2021
 Measure percent
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 69.38 percent with a minimum of 47.25 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 84.59 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 47.25 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 39.12 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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