Fast Fact of Akwa Ibom State

Ibom Deep Sea Port

Fast Fact of Akwa Ibom


  • Akwa Ibom is Nigeria’s 3rd wealthiest State out of 36 in GDP– estimated at N 6,157 billion annually (approx. USD$31bn)

  • State-wide population of approximately 5 million

  • GDP per capita well above national average at US$ 6,120 per head

  • Largest oil-producing state : 800,000 barrels per day - c30% of output (bpd)

  • AKS also hosts major gas resource as well as mineral deposits : limestone, clay, silica sand

  • Palm Oil a major export crop - accounting for 10% of national output, followed by Cocoa

  • 20% of all Nigeria’s fish/seafood landed by tonnage

  • Large, consumer-oriented regional market


Ibom Deep Sea Port

Contact Us

Mfon Ekong Usoro, Chairperson
Akwa Ibom State Technical Committee for the Realization of Ibom Industrial City (TC IIC)
25 Esuene Street, off Olusegun Obasanjo Way,
Uyo,  Akwa Ibom State


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