The number of employed persons in Nigeria increased to 69542.90 Thousand in the third quarter of 2018 from 69165.60 Thousand in the second quarter of 2018. Employed Persons in Nigeria averaged 68993.94 Thousand from 2014 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 70665.90 Thousand in the first quarter of 2017 and a record low of 66951 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Employed Persons in Nigeria is expected to be 69800.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in Nigeria to stand at 70500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Nigeria Employed Persons is projected to trend around 72000.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.