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Nigeria

Data from Nigeria includes people’s attitudes towards their country, how they feel media supports them with health information and how they use media and information. Scroll down to access our governance and media data.

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The datasets include:

Governance: data from 2013 and 2015 that tracks people’s views of national and local institutions, the extent to which they participate in civic life and how much they feel they can have a say in how the country is run. These surveys were conducted with a representative sample of adults (those aged 15 years and above) in six focal states: Abuja, Taraba, Kaduna, Enugu, Delta and Lagos.

Media: data from the 2015 survey that shows how people use media and information.

Key insights
45% of Nigerians discuss political issues frequently.
34% of respondents report substantial levels of freedom of expression. This is more common in urban areas (37%) than rural areas (29%).
97% of people surveyed have access to Radio, compared with 94% who had access to either TV or a Mobile phone
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