Purchasing power data and socio-demographic data can be displayed on a map of Nigeria using the following area boundaries: Local Government Areas.

Nigeria Purchasing Power, Socio-demographics & Area Boundaries

Socio-demographic data, purchasing power data and area boundaries can be used to perform a variety of data analyses about Nigeria.

A Variety of Purchasing Power and Socio-demographic Data for Local Government Areas in Nigeria

Here is an overview of sociodemographic and purchasing power data for Nigeria from our global data offering to bring your geomarketing, target group analyses and location analyses to the next level. Additionally, for Nigeria we also have the following area boundaries (vector boundaries, polygons) available: Seamless and full country coverage of the Local Government Areas. Our globally consistent and comparable data allows you to draw comparisons between Nigeria and any other country in the world.

Data that can currently be licensed from mbi for Nigeria

Each attribute or geographical level can be licensed individually.

Geographic level
Area leveladmin
NameLocal Government Areas
Number of areas774
Data / Variables
Age bandsYes/Available
Sex / GenderYes/Available
Purchasing powerYes/Available
Socio Bundle PlusYes/Available
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Geodata Solutions for Nigeria: Driving Growth and Innovation

Nigeria, a leading economy in Africa, is a vibrant nation with a diverse cultural heritage, significant natural resources, and a young, entrepreneurial population. Facing challenges such as urbanization, infrastructure development, and regional disparities, Nigeria’s path towards sustainable development and inclusive growth can benefit from the strategic use of detailed geodata. MBI’s geodata offerings for Nigeria are tailored to meet these needs, providing essential insights for geomarketing, GIS, expansion planning, spatial analysis, transportation planning, location intelligence analysis, and risk management.

Geographical Levels and Products

For Nigeria, MBI’s geodata is detailed at the “Local Government Areas” level, encompassing a large number of areas. This level of granularity allows for targeted planning and implementation of development strategies across Nigeria’s vast and varied landscape. The available products include:

  • Population: Essential for demographic analysis, aiding in equitable resource distribution and targeted development initiatives across local government areas.
  • Purchasing Power: Offers insights into the economic capabilities and consumer spending potential, supporting market analysis and investment planning.
  • Socio Demographics: Provides a comprehensive view of the population’s characteristics, supporting targeted development initiatives and policymaking.
  • Digital Boundaries: Key for accurate mapping and spatial analysis, supporting infrastructure development, environmental management, and strategic planning, ensuring projects are optimally located to serve the population and address regional development needs.

Country-Specific Insights

In Nigeria, where enhancing economic diversification, promoting health and education, improving infrastructure, and ensuring environmental sustainability are pivotal, detailed geodata informs a broad spectrum of strategic initiatives.

Use Case

Infrastructure and Urban Development: Utilizing digital boundaries and socio-demographic insights, Nigeria could plan major infrastructure projects, including transportation networks and digital connectivity initiatives, to enhance national integration and access to essential services.

Why Use Geodata from MBI for Nigeria

MBI’s geodata solutions for Nigeria offer accurate area boundaries and insights into local government area-level economic capabilities and socio-demographic characteristics. They inform targeted strategies for development across sectors, facilitating interventions that bolster economic resilience, promote sustainable practices, and enhance public services. Equipping decision-makers with the tools necessary for informed strategic planning, MBI’s geodata is a recommendable resource for Nigeria’s sustainable development journey.

Advantages of our administrative Boundaries

  • Worldwide, seamless coverage of postal and administrative boundaries
  • The layers are topographically correct and country borders fit seamlessly together without overlaps and gaps
  • Data and areas can be easily combined in one layer thanks to a unique key, enabling cross-country analysis
  • Constant updates guarantee a current data status
  • The vintage compatibility between the MBI boundaries and the MBI Sociodemographic and Purchasing Power data is guaranteed
  • Simple update by uniform layout of the layer names
  • The higher-level area hierarchies are included with the boundary files
  • Digital boundaries are in a vector format to allow visualization in any zoom levels

Smart Combination

The territorial vintages of the worldwide area boundaries are compatible with our globally consistent and comparable socio-economic data. We offer you the best basis for well-founded and data-based decisions. If desired, we can integrate the MBI data directly into our digital boundaries. So, you can load them directly into your system without any additional steps and use them immediately.


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