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Full List Of Richest States in Nigeria 2022 (GDP)



Full List Of Richest States in Nigeria 2022 (GDP)

Full List Of Richest States in Nigeria 2022 (GDP)

If you are looking to know the richest states in Nigeria, then you are at the right place as we will be working you through the list of richest states in Nigeria which was rated based on their Gross domestic product (GDP).

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It’s no longer news that Nigeria has the largest economy in Africa going by Gross domestic product (GDP) but the country still struggles despite its comfortable record, with over-dependence on oil and a very large population.

Before we go into the main business of the day, let’s look at what GDP means

What is Gross Domestic Product (GDP)?

Gross domestic product (GDP) is the total monetary or market value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country’s borders in a specific time period. As a broad measure of overall domestic production, it functions as a comprehensive scorecard of a given country’s economic health. It is the measure of the monetary value of final goods and services produced by an entity.

Due to the failure of the country to transform its Natural resources into wealth, Nigeria is far behind the richest country in the world via GDP and this has impacted negatively on the economy of the country.

Below is a List of Richest States in Nigeria 2022

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Full List Of Richest States in Nigeria 2022 (GDP)

Rank State GDP
(millions of U$)
1 Lagos US$33,679
2 Rivers US$21,073
3 Delta US$16,749
4 Oyo US$16,121
5 Imo US$14,212
6 Kano US$12,393
7 Edo US$11,888
8 Akwa Ibom US$11,179
9 Ogun US$10,470
10 Kaduna US$10,334
11 Cross River US$9,292
12 Abia US$8,687
13 Ondo US$8,414
14 Osun US$7,280
15 Benue US$6,864
16 Anambra US$6,764
17 Katsina US$6,022
18 Niger US$6,002
19 Borno US$5,175
20 Plateau US$5,154
21 Sokoto US$4,818
22 Bauchi US$4,713
23 Kogi US$4,642
24 Adamawa US$4,582
25 Enugu US$4,396
26 Bayelsa US$4,337
27 Zamfara US$4,123
28 Kwara US$3,841
29 Taraba US$3,397
30 Kebbi US$3,290
31 Nassarawa US$3,022
32 Jigawa US$2,988
33 Ekiti US$2,848
34 Ebonyi US$2,732
35 Gombe US$2,501
36 Yobe US$2,011


  1. Felix o Arouture

    January 13, 2022 at 4:57 am

    Am from delta state if really my state is rich mismanagement of. Public fund by successive Govt have cause hardship in the state corrupt PDP regime have rule without social amenities and industry to absorb the young. School leavers and graduate thanks

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