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Nigeria : Life Expectancy

Male Female
53.4
55.6
Total World Rank
54.5
171

According to the latest WHO data published in 2015 life expectancy in Nigeria is: Male 53.4, female 55.6 and total life expectancy is 54.5 which gives Nigeria a World Life Expectancy ranking of 171. You can see the top 20 causes of death data and rankings for Nigeria by clicking on the links below or select the full country health profile at the bottom of the page.

Top 20 Causes of Death Nigeria
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Life Expectancy
1. Influenza and Pneumonia
2. HIV/AIDS
3. Stroke
4. Coronary Heart Disease
5. Diarrhoeal diseases
   
6. Malaria
7. Diabetes Mellitus
8. Meningitis
9. Prostate Cancer
10. Liver Disease
   
11. Road Traffic Accidents
12. Malnutrition
13. Low Birth Weight
14. Maternal Conditions
15. Tuberculosis
   
16. Breast Cancer
17. Birth Trauma
18. Falls
19. Violence
20. Fires

See full health profile and world rankings for Nigeria here:  Nigeria Health Profile

 

WHO Publish Date: May 2014
WHO Life Expectancy: 2015