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Nigeria

Nigeria Health Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 29.8 2007 6th out of 30
Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 2.18% 2100 7th out of 196
Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 1.67 per 1,000 people 1990 97th out of 148
Human height > Average female height 1.578 m (5 ft 2 in) 1994
Human height > Average male height 1.638 m (5 ft 4 ⁄ 2 in) 1994
Life expectancy > Men 52 years 2013 74th out of 88
Life expectancy > Women 53 years 2013 79th out of 88
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 47.56 years 2011 214th out of 216
Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 52.02 2011 187th out of 196
Life expectancy at birth, male > Years 51.42 2011 184th out of 196
Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 51.71 2011 186th out of 196
Physicians > Per 1,000 people 0.28 per 1,000 people 2003 48th out of 53
Probability of reaching 65 > Male 42.1% 2050 126th out of 159
Quality of health care system > Cost 50 2014 17th out of 23
Quality of health care system > Health care system index 50.42 2014 18th out of 23

SOURCES: United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia: Human height (Average height around the world); British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UN (United Nations). 2001. World Population Prospects 1950-2050: The 2000 Revision. Database. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York; health care

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Hi Scarlett, rather than info on life expectancy at birth, you'll be looking for info on expectations of healthy years of life and correlate this with data on alcohol consumption and substance abuse.

Posted on 10 Mar 2005

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

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