• Monday, May 20, 2024
businessday logo


Nigeria’s GDP grows 3.54% in Q2

Top 10 largest economies by GDP in 2024

Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 3.54 percent on a year-on-year basis in the second quarter of 2022, compared to a 3.11 percent growth rate in the first quarter.

The non-oil sector sustained its momentum as it contributed 93.67 percent to the country’s GDP in Q2 2022, up from 93.37 percent in Q1.

Read also: Nigeria inches towards IMF bailout on mounting debt

The oil sector’s contribution to the GDP fell to 6.33 percent in Q2 from 6.63 percent in Q1 as the country’s daily crude oil production stood at an average of 1.43 million barrels per day (bpd) in Q2 as against 1.49 million bpd in the previous quarter.

Services, industries and agriculture contributed 57.35 percent, 19.40 percent and 23.24 percent respectively to the GDP.

Details later.