Nigeria's population has increased from 45M at independence in 1960 to an estimated 206M as of 2020. Nigeria's GDP recorded its biggest year-on-year increase in 1981. Today, being her independence day, we present Nigeria's GDP and population growth rate since 1960.
Have you ever considered how much larger the US GDP is in comparison to Nigeria's? Although it would be difficult to compare Nigeria's GDP to that of the US, let's assume it increases by 3.68% annually. How long would it take the nation's GDP to match that of the US in 2022?
In Q2 2023, the hospitality sector, which includes accommodation and food services, on the other hand, experienced a slowdown and saw its GDP share decrease. Other sectors include the arts, entertainment, and recreation, as well as education.
In the third quarter of 2023, Nigeria collected a record ₦948 billion in Value Added Tax, the biggest in any quarter recorded from 2013. This data, spanning from Q1 2013 to Q3 2023, shows a consistent upward trajectory in VAT collections over the years.