Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Nigeria (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 2020, Nigeria received from exports of goods and services, the equivalent of 8.83% of its gross domestic product (GDP), a decrease of 5.39 points compared to 2019; and spent on imports of goods and services, the equivalent of 16.57% of its GDP, a decrease of 3.23 points compared to 2019.

The World Bank defines exports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world" , and defines imports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world".

The interactive chart and table below shows the imports and exports of goods and services of Nigeria as a percentage of GDP for 1960-2020.

See also: Imports and Exports of Nigeria in Current US$.

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Nigeria (% GDP)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods & Services for Nigeria (% GDP)
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Year Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
1960 16.93 9.24
1961 16.3 9.19
1962 13.56 8.27
1963 13.54 8.78
1964 15.41 9.2
1965 16.02 10.89
1966 14.62 10.41
1967 17.41 11.08
1968 15.74 9.93
1969 15.43 11.39
1970 11.21 8.41
1971 13.63 10.83
1972 11.8 10.97
1973 15.35 15.92
1974 14.57 25.18
1975 22.83 18.34
1976 23.92 18.22
1977 22.52 24.87
1978 23.76 19.55
1979 19.06 24.82
1980 19.2 29.38
1981 9.58 8.59
1982 7.09 6.69
1983 4.51 5.53
1984 3.03 6.35
1985 3.3 7.1
1986 3.89 5.25
1987 6.65 12.85
1988 5.77 11.17
1989 8.93 25.25
1990 9.95 20.98
1991 12.78 24.25
1992 14.25 23.98
1993 13.65 20.07
1994 9.51 13.55
1995 15.37 24.16
1996 17.23 23.03
1997 22.81 28.65
1998 21.14 18.14
1999 13.12 21.33
2000 12.97 36.02
2001 21.43 28.25
2002 16.8 23.24
2003 22.58 26.75
2004 11.64 20.25
2005 12.03 21.03
2006 13.05 29.52
2007 18.1 21.24
2008 15.13 25.67
2009 17.43 18.63
2010 17.66 25.66
2011 21.66 31.62
2012 12.99 31.55
2013 13 18.05
2014 12.45 18.43
2015 10.67 10.67
2016 11.5 9.22
2017 13.18 13.17
2018 17.51 15.5
2019 19.8 14.22
2020 16.57 8.83