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Academic IELTS-performing countries: Nigeria ranked joint fifth among the top countries in 2022
Nigerian academic IELTS test takers scored an average of 6.7 out of 9 in 2022, placing the country joint 5th globally with Ghana, Hong Kong, and Indonesia. Spanish academic IELTS test takers topped the list with an overall score of 7.1.

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.

Top ten cocoa-producing countries in the world in 2020
In 2020, 5.2 million metric tons of cocoa were produced globally, with four African countries — Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, and Cameroon — accounting for 68% of the produce.

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.

Nigeria accounted for less than 1% of CO2 emissions in 2022 among the top ten most populous countries
The top ten most populous countries as of 2022 emitted a total of 23b tonnes of CO2 from fossil fuels, with China accounting for 49%, and the US, 22%. Pakistan, Nigeria, and Bangladesh each contributed less than 1% of the total.

Nigerian learners enroled in STEM courses on Coursera doubled year-on-year as of March 2023
Although Nigeria had the third highest number of learners on Coursera enroled in courses related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) as of March 2023, the country had the highest year-on-year increase — almost double. Five African countries were in the top ten increasing STEM learners on the e-learning platform.

Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and Nigeria boast linguistic richness with 840, 715, and 527 spoken languages
Did you know? From Hausa and Igbo to Yoruba and others, Nigeria boasts more than 500 spoken languages, making it one of the world's most linguistically diverse countries. Here are the top ten countries with the most living languages as of 2022.

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