WAEC and JAMB UTME Subject for Demography and Social Statistics

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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Demography and Social Statistics, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more…


  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Social and Management Studies.
  • Probable Degree type – [B.Sc. (Hons]

You must be a Commercial student or Art with a good background in Commercial subjects for you to study this course in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level admission requirement.

That is, the WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can always ignore!



WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Demography and Social Statistics

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Demography and Social Statistics in Nigeria universities.

The required subject combination (o level requirement for Demography and Social Statistics) must include

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Economics
  4. Government
  5. Any one of Geography or Biology
  6. A trade subject

The above WAEC subject combination is also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study Demography and Social Statistics, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Demography and Social Statistics

Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of this score may deny you Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic

Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree.

JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to register in jamb) to study Demography and Social Statistics are

  1. Mathematics
  2. Economics/Geography
  3. Any other subject.


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Demography and Social Statistics

Two ‘A’ level passes in Geography, Economics, Government and Mathematics


If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of Universities in Nigeria offering Demography and Social Statistics are

  1. Covenant University Ota
  2. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  3. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  4. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  5. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State (offer course as Demography and Statistics)


Course description: Demography is the scientific study of human populations primarily with respect to their size, density, composition and changes or trends that occur in them, and the social, economic, political and other consequences or implications of such changes. It is a discipline that cuts across many aspects of human development finding relevance and applications in several social science disciplines as well as in public health and medical sciences.

Demographers use statistics as a major tool in their work. In view of its broad areas of relevance in human development, graduates can work in Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations including International Agencies such as WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, USAID, DFID and the World Bank. They can also work in products and service industries, local banks, insurance companies, manufacturing and other related companies as well as in research and academic establishments.


Special Consideration

Some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar…


Special Consideration
What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Demography and Social Statistics
(i) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts ND/ND (Upper Credit) in Statistics.

(ii) Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State accepts ND (Upper Credit) in Social Science related courses. It also accepts A’ level passes in Statistics, Physics, Biology, Agricultural Science or any Social Science subjects

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) to study Demography and Social Statistics
(i) Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji requires English Language, Economics and two Arts or Social Science subjects.

(ii) Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State requires five SSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two of Social Science or Pure Science subjects.

(iii) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) requires credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Government/Geography and History/any Science subject.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Demography and Social Statistics
(i) Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State requires Mathematics, Economics and any of Geography, Government, History, Biology, Physics, Agricultural Science and Chemistry.

(ii) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) requires Mathematics, Economics and Geography or Government

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