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Nigerians accounted for 1 in every 27 individuals granted Canadian permanent residency status in 2023
Canada granted permanent residency to 471.8k individuals in 2023, with Indian citizens leading with nearly 30% of the total. Nigeria (3.7%), Cameroon (2.5%), and Eritrea (2.3%) were in the top ten recipients.    

Nigerian students rank third in Canadian study permit recipients for 2023, surpassing Philippines and Nepal
In 2023, Nigerian students emerged as the third-highest recipients of Canadian study permits, behind India and China. This marked a jump from their fifth position in 2022, when 16,105 study permits were issued to its citizens. India maintained its position as the top source country, followed by China. The Philippines, Nepal, and France retained their places in the top ten.

Nigerians received 1% of the US non-immigrant visas issued in 2023, ranking 15th on the global list
10.7 million US non-immigrant visas were issued in 2023, 36% more than in 2022, with Mexicans receiving nearly 23% of the total. The top five countries received more than half of the total issuances. Nigeria — 15th on the list — received 1%.

Nigeria will be the third most populous country in the world by 2050
Nigeria was the seventh most populous nation in the world in 2020, with 206.1 million people. Projected to reach a population of 401.3 million by 2050, Nigeria will rank third after India (1st) and China (2nd). According to Institut national d'études démographiques' projections, Nigeria, Ethiopia, DR Congo, Egypt, Tanzania, and Kenya will be among the world’s top 20 most populous countries by 2050.

4 African countries were among the world’s top 20 most populous countries in 2020
Nigeria was the seventh most populous nation in the world in 2020, with 206.1 million people. Projected to reach a population of 401.3 million by 2050, Nigeria will rank third after India (1st) and China (2nd). According to Institut national d'études démographiques' projections, Nigeria, Ethiopia, DR Congo, Egypt, Tanzania, and Kenya will be among the world’s top 20 most populous countries by 2050.

With $2.8 trillion in sales, China is the largest eCommerce market globally
With Chinese platforms like Alibaba and AliExpress serving customers across the globe, China's eCommerce sales in 2021 ($2.78 trillion) are larger than the sales in the USA, the UK, and other countries of the top 10 eCommerce markets globally combined.

Miss Universe: Top countries by the number of wins since 1952
India's Harnaaz Sandhu was crowned Miss Universe on December 12, 2021, bringing India's total wins to 3 since the first event. South Africa remains the only African country in the top 17 by total wins. Here are the top countries by the number of wins since 1952.

Nigeria was 13th on the list of rice-producing countries in 2022/2023 market year, with 1%
Approximately 513 million metric tonnes of rice were produced in 2022/2023 market year, with China and India accounting for more than half combined. Nigeria produced around 5.4 million metric tonnes — 1% of the global production and slightly more than the US.

India accounted for 88% of the value of global human hair exports in 2022; the top four countries are Asian
Of the $157 million worth of human hair exported globally in 2022, India had the highest share, with almost 90%. The top four, which are Asian countries, accounted for 95%. Here are the world's top human hair exporting countries in 2022.

Nigeria and Egypt are the only African countries projected to be in the top 15 economies by the year 2075
Per projections made by Goldman Sachs, China should lead the global economy in terms of GDP by the year 2075, closely followed by India and the US. Nigeria and Egypt are the only African countries expected to be in the top 15 by that time.

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