2021 Nigeria multiple indicator cluster survey (MICS) & national immunization coverage survey (NICS)

This new report- Nigeria’s National Immunisation Coverage Survey (NICS), has revealed that the country has recorded a significant decrease in the number of children who get married before the age of 18. The latest report said the statistics reduced from the 44 per cent given in 2016 to 30 per cent in 2021. This was revealed at the launch of Nigeria’s 2021 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) and NICS report, implemented by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with UNICEF. The survey measures the government’s progress towards national commitments and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).