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Nigeria

Overview

COVID-19 in Nigeria

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    8,400,000 3% decrease since March 16, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    5,500,000 14% decrease since March 16, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    8,100,000 99% increase since December 5, 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    9,196,122 No change since December 31, 2020

    Source: FAO
  • Acutely Malnourished Children in North East Nigeria

    1,743,000 52% increase since March 17, 2021

    Source: IPC
  • Pregnant or Lactating Women Acutely Malnourished in North East Nigeria

    151,000 22% increase since March 17, 2021

    Source: IPC
  • IDPs

    2,171,652 1% decrease since October 15, 2021

    Source: IOM
  • Returnees since August 2015

    1,960,558 1% increase since October 15, 2021

    Source: IOM
  • IDPs in North Central and North West Zones

    983,701 18% increase since September 30, 2021

    Source: IOM
  • Nigerian Refugees in the Region

    338,406 No change since April 30, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon

    131,381 1% increase since April 30, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Chad

    20,226 1% increase since April 30, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Niger

    203,570 3% increase since March 31, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • Cameroonian Refugees in Nigeria

    76,339 4% increase since January 31, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • Severely Malnourished Children in Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    320,000 No change since April 14, 2022

    Source: OCHA
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+) in Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    4,140,000 33% increase since April 14, 2022

    Source: OCHA
  • Non-Functional Schools in Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    934 No change since April 14, 2022

    Source: UNICEF
  • KKA Incidents against Aid Workers (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested per year)

    9 36% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers affected by KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested per year)

    17 29% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    2 33% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    15 29% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    889,600 37% decrease since November 30, 2021

    Source: WFP
  • New Displacements by Conflict & Violence (per year)

    376,000 122% increase since December 31, 2020

    Source: IDMC
  • New Displacements by Disasters (per year)

    24,000 91% decrease since December 31, 2020

    Source: IDMC