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At A Glance: Nigeria Gender Imbalance (2019) by Databod: 9:52am On Jun 13, 2019
Nigerian bureau of statistics recently released the latest gender statistical data across Nigeria. The data showed a higher percentage in men, with 50.8% of the country’s citizen being men, while 49.2% were women. This is in contrast to the popular belief among Nigerians that the country has more women than men.
In terms of life expectancy, the women have a life expectancy of 51 years, while the men have a life expectancy of 47 years. This means that Nigerians on an average have a life expectancy of 49 years.
The literacy rate among the youth between the ages of (15-24) showed that 70.90% of the men are educated, while 59.3% of the women are educated.

Re: At A Glance: Nigeria Gender Imbalance (2019) by Nobody: 10:06am On Jun 13, 2019
How long will it take before we start to value the importance of female education in Nigeria? Just imagine, over 70% of men are educated, while only 59% of women are.

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