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Table 3 Statistics of cases and deaths per age band as at January 31, 2021

From: COVID-19 and the ageing workforce: global perspectives on needs and solutions across 15 countries

  Age Bands No of Cases No of Deaths Case Fatality Rate % Share of cases % Share of Deaths % Share of National Populationa
Retired 70+ 3163 335 10.6% 2.9% 27.1% 2.5%
Ageing 50-69 19,949 668 3.4% 18.3% 54.1% 7.1%
Active 20-49 72,944 215 0.3% 67.0% 27.1% 38.1%
Dependents 0-19 12,803 18 0.1% 11.8% 1.5% 52.3%
  1. a Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, 2021