Nigeria Economic Growth Fact Sheet

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With 86 million people living below the international poverty line in 2016, Nigeria had the world’s second-largest population of poor. Relatively high annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rates over the past decade have not reduced corresponding poverty rates. After the global drop in oil prices in 2014, Nigeria’s GDP fell precipitously and the country slipped into recession.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:30am

Last updated: January 23, 2018