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Nigeria: States & Agglomerations

Federal Republic of Nigeria

All population figures for Nigeria show high error rates. The census results are disputed.

States

The population of the states of Nigeria according to census results and latest population projections.

NameAbbr.StatusCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
Census (Cp)
1991-11-26
Population
Census (Cf)
2006-03-21
Population
Projection (P)
2015-03-21
 
NigeriaNGA Abuja923,76888,992,220140,431,790186,939,800
AbiaABFStUmuahia6,3202,338,4872,845,3803,622,900632000
AdamawaADFStYola36,9172,102,0533,178,9504,120,2003691700
Akwa IbomAKFStUyo7,0812,409,6133,902,0515,286,900708100
AnambraANFStAwka4,8442,796,4754,177,8285,366,900484400
BauchiBAFStBauchi45,8372,861,8874,653,0666,304,5004583700
BayelsaBYFStYenagoa10,7731,121,6931,704,5152,209,2001077300
BenueBEFStMakurdi34,0592,753,0774,253,6415,562,4003405900
BornoBOFStMaiduguri70,8982,536,0034,171,1045,651,5007089800
Cross RiverCRFStCalabar20,1561,911,2972,892,9883,749,6002015600
DeltaDEFStAsaba17,6982,590,4914,112,4455,474,0001769800
EbonyiEBFStAbakaliki5,6701,029,3122,176,9472,796,500567000
EdoEDFStBenin City17,8022,172,0053,233,3664,116,9001780200
EkitiEKFStAdo Ekiti6,3531,535,7902,398,9573,165,000635300
EnuguENFStEnugu7,1612,125,0683,267,8374,273,200716100
Federal Capital TerritoryFCFDistAbuja7,315371,6741,406,2393,195,100731500
GombeGOFStGombe18,7681,489,1202,365,0403,148,1001876800
ImoIMFStOwerri5,5302,485,6353,927,5635,227,900553000
JigawaJIFStDutse23,1542,875,5254,361,0025,652,2002315400
KadunaKDFStKaduna46,0533,935,6186,113,5037,994,4004605300
KanoKNFStKano20,1315,810,4709,401,28812,625,5002013100
KatsinaKTFStKatsina24,1923,753,1335,801,5847,586,5002419200
KebbiKEFStBirnin Kebbi36,8002,068,4903,256,5414,296,4003680000
KogiKOFStLokoja29,8332,147,7563,314,0434,333,6002983300
KwaraKWFStIlorin36,8251,548,4122,365,3533,093,1003682500
LagosLAFStIkeja3,3455,725,1169,113,60512,131,000334500
NasarawaNAFStLafia27,1171,207,8761,869,3772,444,5002711700
NigerNIFStMinna76,3632,421,5813,954,7725,358,4007636300
OgunOGFStAbeokuta16,7622,333,7263,751,1405,037,6001676200
OndoONFStAkure14,6062,249,5483,460,8774,525,6001460600
OsunOSFStOshogbo9,2512,158,1433,416,9594,548,300925100
OyoOYFStIbadan28,4543,452,7205,580,8947,561,6002845400
PlateauPLFStJos30,9132,104,5363,206,5314,082,7003091300
RiversRIFStPort Harcourt11,0773,187,8445,198,7167,043,8001107700
SokotoSOFStSokoto25,9732,418,5853,702,6764,841,8002597300
TarabaTAFStJalingo54,4731,512,1632,294,8002,974,3005447300
YobeYOFStDamaturu45,5021,399,6872,321,3393,173,2004550200
ZamfaraZAFStGusau39,7622,051,5913,278,8734,364,5003976200

Major Agglomerations

 NameAdm.Population
Calculation (UE-P)
2015-03-21
1LagosLA13,340,000
2KanoKN4,030,000
3IbadanOY3,060,000
4AbujaFC2,710,000
5Port HarcourtRI2,010,000
6KadunaKD1,640,000
7Benin CityED1,450,000
8OnitshaAN1,050,000
9MaiduguriBO1,035,000
10AbaAB1,015,000

Contents: Agglomerations

The population of all Nigerian urban agglomerations with more than 300,000 inhabitants according to computations of »City Population«.

NameAdm.Population
Calculation (UE-C)
2006-03-21
Population
Calculation (UE-P)
2011-03-21
Population
Calculation (UE-P)
2015-03-21
Area
AbaAB795,000910,0001,015,0000
AbeokutaOG425,000505,000575,0000
AbujaFC1,320,0001,950,0002,710,0000
Ado EkitiEK340,000395,000450,0000
AkureON425,000495,000560,0000
BauchiBA295,000350,000405,0000
Benin CityED1,140,0001,300,0001,450,0000
BidaNI235,000275,000320,0000
CalabarCR355,000410,000465,0000
EnuguEN665,000770,000870,0000
GbokoBE255,000295,000330,0000
GombeGO335,000390,000445,0000
IbadanOY2,250,0002,670,0003,060,0000
IfeOS365,000430,000490,0000
IkareON305,000350,000400,0000
IleshaOS210,000250,000285,0000
IlorinKW710,000825,000935,0000
IwoOS215,000250,000285,0000
JosPL705,000805,000900,0000
KadunaKD1,250,0001,450,0001,640,0000
KanoKN2,990,0003,520,0004,030,0000
KatsinaKT375,000435,000490,0000
LagosLA9,970,00011,710,00013,340,0000
MaiduguriBO760,000900,0001,035,0000
MakurdiBE270,000315,000355,0000
MinnaNI245,000290,000335,0000
OgbomoshoOY300,000355,000405,0000
OkeneKO305,000355,000400,0000
OnitshaAN810,000935,0001,050,0000
OshogboOS595,000695,000795,0000
OwerriIM390,000460,000525,0000
OyoOY275,000325,000370,0000
Port HarcourtRI1,480,0001,750,0002,010,0000
SagamuOG235,000275,000315,0000
SapeleDE225,000260,000300,0000
SokotoSO605,000700,000790,0000
UmuahiaAB255,000290,000325,0000
UyoAK315,000370,000425,0000
WarriDE665,000780,000890,0000
YenagoaBY245,000285,000320,0000
YolaAD295,000340,000385,0000
ZariaKD665,000770,000870,0000

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