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Country fact sheet: Nigeria

Population

- Total population: 206 140 000
- Female population: 101 670 000
- Male population: 104 470 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 83.7
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 76.6
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.539
- Category: Low
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 62.6
- Female population (years): 64.1
- Male population (years): 61.2
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 110.4
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 74.8
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (49.0)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (25.5)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (34.6)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (20.7)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal