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Table 1 Distribution of Nigeria population based on projections based on 1991 census.

From: The Nigerian national blindness and visual impairment survey: Rationale, objectives and detailed methodology

Geo political zone Total population % of total in each Geo Political Zone Estimated population = > 40 years % = > 40 years Sample size = > 40 years
North Central 18,312, 959 13.7 2,981,514 13.2 2,027
North East 22,211, 520 16.6 3,806,234 16.8 2,588
North West 30,120,187 22.5 5,147,360 22.8 3,499
South East 16,194,215 12.1 2,620,756 11.6 1,782
South South 20,221, 525 15.0 3,290,629 14.6 2,237
South West 26,237,689 19.6 4,657,051 20.6 3,166
Abuja Federal Capital Territory 558,829 0.4 112,335 0.5 76
Total 133,856,924 100.00 22,615,879 100 15375