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Nigeria : Life Expectancy

Male Female
53.4
55.6
Total World Rank
54.5
177

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 177. 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. Tuberculosis
3. Diarrhoeal diseases
4. Stroke
5. HIV/AIDS
   
6. Coronary Heart Disease
7. Liver Disease
8. Prostate Cancer
9. Diabetes Mellitus
10. Maternal Conditions
   
11. Malaria
12. Breast Cancer
13. Meningitis
14. Low Birth Weight
15. Road Traffic Accidents
   
16. Birth Trauma
17. Other Injuries
18. Falls
19. Cervical Cancer
20. Lung Disease

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

 
Data Source: WHO 2015