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Nigeria's population is projected to grow from more than 186 million people in 2016 to 392 million in 2050, becoming the world’s fourth most populous country, with northern Nigeria popularly called "Arewa" having the highest youth population. Nigeria’s sustained high population growth rate will continue for the foreseeable future because of population momentum and its high birth rate. Nigeria needs to harness the potential of its burgeoning youth population in order to boost economic development, reduce widespread poverty, and religious and ethnic violence. 




Demographic shifts will fuel the growth of new sectors, markets, and service lines: The ability of our diversity to build strength and unity is the power that will propel the organization and consequently, Arewa and the Nigerian industry, into new dimensions of performance..Read More>>


Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic groups; the most populous and politically influential are: Hausa and the Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Nupe 3.0%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5% with Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10% having Age Structure as follows:

  • 0-14 years old:                       42.79% (male 40,744,956/female 38,870,303)

  • 15-24 years old:                     19.48% (male 18,514,466/female 17,729,351)

  • 25-54 years old:                     30.65% (male 29,259,621/female 27,768,368)

  • 55-64 years old:                     3.96% (male 3,595,293/female 3,769,986)

  • 65 years and over:               3.12% (male 2,754,040/female 3,047,002) (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate (TFR)


TFR (2003)

TFR (2008)

TFR (2013)

Nigeria 5.7 5.7 5.5
Urban 4.9 4.7 4.7
Rural 6.1 6.3 6.2
Region - North Central 5.7 5.4 5.3
Region - North East 7.0 7.2 6.3
Region - North West 6.7 7.3 6.7
Region - South East 4.1 4.8 4.7
Region - South South 4.6 4.7 4.3
Region - South West 4.1 4.5 4.6

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Strategic Data for Decision-Makers

Visualizing critical data that informs Arewa leaders and organizations of the region's unique characteristics.



Economic Development & Business Growth

Building trusting relationships among key players that spur the movement of ideas into action in an agile manner for the Arewa region.


Strategy & Planning

Promoting the development of a high quality multi-year plan that builds on the economic strengths of the entire Arewa region.



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