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Statistics for Nigeria

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Area & Population
Total Land Area (�000 ha) 199991,077
Total Population ('000) 1999108,945
Population Density (population/sq km) 1999119.6
Population Growth Rate (%) 1995-20002.4
Rural Population (%) 199956.9
Economic Indicators
GDP per capita (US$) 1997239
Annual growth rate (%) 19973.9
Forest Stats
Total Forest Area ('000 ha) 200013,517
Forest area (% of total land area) 200014.8
Forest Area per capita (ha) 20000.1
Forest Plantations ('000 ha) 2000693
Forest Change ('000 ha) 1990-2000-398
Forest Area Annual rate of change (%) 1990-2000-2.6

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