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A Nigerian woman gives birth to an average of 5.5 children in her lifetime. A commitment maker since 2012, the Government of Nigeria works with key stakeholders to address socio-cultural norms such as: preference for large families, religious tenets, and women's lack of decision-making power related to sexual and reproductive health.  On course to devolve the financing of its national  family planning program to state level, improve availability of and access to services and commodities, and slow the rate of its population growth, Nigeria is on the path to a healthier future for women and families. The focus is on dispelling myths and misconceptions about family planning, expanding the provision of FP services and supplies to the last mile, and enabling an environment in which women and girls make informed choices on their health.



  • Nigeria Family Planning Blueprint (Scale-Up Plan) 2014-2020 Read More
  • Nigeria FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2014 Read More


  • Nigeria FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2015 Read More


  • Family Planning Summit 2017: Nigeria FP2020 Commitment Read More
  • Nigeria 2018-2019 Actions for Acceleration Read More
  • Nigeria FP2020 Revitalized Commitment 2017 Read More


  • Nigeria FP2020 Commitment Self-Reporting Questionnaire 2018 Read More


  • FP2020 High Impact Practices Analysis for Nigeria March 2019 Read More


The data displayed on this page is courtesy of the Track20 Project. Implemented by Avenir Health, Track20 monitors progress towards achieving the goals of the global FP2020 initiative.

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Note: FP2020 uses a rolling baselines so values are recalculated each year based on the newset available data.

source : pDHS 2015

Core Indicator Estimates

FP2020 uses a suite of quantitative metrics—Core Indicators—to monitor progress annually across 69 focus countries. Estimates for the Core Indicators are produced annually by commitment countries through a network of country-based Track20 M&E officers housed in government institutions. For a complete analysis of Nigeria and these Core Indicators, click below.



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