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Nigeria: Administrative Division

Contents: States and Local Government Areas

The population of the states and local government areas (LGAs) of Nigeria according to census results and latest population projections.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1991-11-26
Population
Census
2006-03-21
Population
Projection
2016-03-21
AbiaState2,338,4872,845,3803,727,300
Aba NorthLocal Government Area86,331106,844140,000
Aba SouthLocal Government Area413,852427,421559,900
ArochukwuLocal Government Area97,800169,339221,800
BendeLocal Government Area132,271192,621252,300
IkwuanoLocal Government Area52,214137,897180,600
Isiala-Ngwa NorthLocal Government Area...154,083201,800
Isiala-Ngwa SouthLocal Government Area98,575136,650179,000
IsuikwuatoLocal Government Area...115,794151,700
Obi NgwaLocal Government Area...181,894238,300
OhafiaLocal Government Area148,985245,987322,200
Osisioma NgwaLocal Government Area...220,662289,100
UgwunagboLocal Government Area...85,371111,800
Ukwa EastLocal Government Area32,44458,13976,200
Ukwa WestLocal Government Area...87,367114,400
Umuahia NorthLocal Government Area...223,134292,300
Umuahia SouthLocal Government Area...139,058182,200
Umu-NneochiLocal Government Area...163,119213,700
AdamawaState2,102,0533,178,9504,248,400
DemsaLocal Government Area95,149178,407238,400
FuforeLocal Government Area158,137209,460279,900
GanyeLocal Government Area...169,948227,100
GireiLocal Government Area...129,855173,500
GombiLocal Government Area88,635147,787197,500
GuyukLocal Government Area70,526176,505235,900
HongLocal Government Area117,240169,183226,100
JadaLocal Government Area124,856168,445225,100
LamurdeLocal Government Area...111,254148,700
MadagaliLocal Government Area90,159135,142180,600
MaihaLocal Government Area83,192110,175147,200
Mayo-BelwaLocal Government Area125,073152,803204,200
MichikaLocal Government Area117,684155,238207,500
Mubi NorthLocal Government Area...151,515202,500
Mubi SouthLocal Government Area...129,956173,700
NumanLocal Government Area...91,549122,300
ShellengLocal Government Area52,477148,490198,400
SongLocal Government Area...195,188260,900
ToungoLocal Government Area...52,17969,700
Yola NorthLocal Government Area...199,674266,800
Yola SouthLocal Government Area...196,197262,200
Akwa IbomState2,409,6133,902,0515,482,200
AbakLocal Government Area108,833139,069195,400
Eastern OboloLocal Government Area...59,97084,300
EketLocal Government Area82,610172,856242,900
Esit EketLocal Government Area...63,35889,000
Essien UdimLocal Government Area130,215193,257271,500
Etim EkpoLocal Government Area...105,922148,800
EtinanLocal Government Area90,085168,924237,300
IbenoLocal Government Area...74,840105,100
Ibesikpo AsutanLocal Government Area...137,127192,700
Ibiono IbomLocal Government Area...188,605265,000
IkaLocal Government Area...72,772102,200
IkonoLocal Government Area92,521131,673185,000
Ikot AbasiLocal Government Area80,071132,608186,300
Ikot EkpeneLocal Government Area...141,408198,700
IniLocal Government Area71,29299,084139,200
ItuLocal Government Area...127,856179,600
MboLocal Government Area67,302102,173143,500
Mkpat EninLocal Government Area104,127177,293249,100
Nsit AtaiLocal Government Area...73,395103,100
Nsit IbomLocal Government Area...108,095151,900
Nsit UbiumLocal Government Area73,826127,083178,500
Obot AkaraLocal Government Area...147,286206,900
OkoboLocal Government Area69,433102,753144,400
OnnaLocal Government Area113,048123,193173,100
OronLocal Government Area...87,209122,500
Oruk AnamLocal Government Area126,726171,839241,400
Udung UkoLocal Government Area...53,06074,500
UkanafunLocal Government Area85,944125,473176,300
UruanLocal Government Area79,908117,169164,600
Urue-Offong/OrukoLocal Government Area30,73470,74099,400
UyoLocal Government Area244,762305,961429,900
AnambraState2,796,4754,177,8285,527,800
AguataLocal Government Area286,897369,972489,500
Anambra EastLocal Government Area...152,149201,300
Anambra WestLocal Government Area...167,303221,400
AnaochaLocal Government Area200,607284,215376,100
Awka NorthLocal Government Area60,728112,192148,400
Awka SouthLocal Government Area130,664189,654250,900
AyamelumLocal Government Area...158,152209,300
DunukofiaLocal Government Area...96,517127,700
EkwusigoLocal Government Area...158,429209,600
Idemili NorthLocal Government Area...431,005570,300
Idemili SouthLocal Government Area...206,816273,600
IhialaLocal Government Area188,060302,277400,000
NjikokaLocal Government Area...148,394196,300
Nnewi NorthLocal Government Area...155,443205,700
Nnewi SouthLocal Government Area147,428233,362308,800
OgbaruLocal Government Area191,761223,317295,500
Onitsha NorthLocal Government Area121,157125,918166,600
Onitsha SouthLocal Government Area92,716137,191181,500
Orumba NorthLocal Government Area127,476172,773228,600
Orumba SouthLocal Government Area92,716184,548244,200
OyiLocal Government Area...168,201222,600
BauchiState2,861,8874,653,0666,537,300
AlkaleriLocal Government Area257,871328,284461,200
BauchiLocal Government Area356,923493,730693,700
BogoroLocal Government Area...83,809117,700
DambanLocal Government Area...150,212211,000
DarazoLocal Government Area163,831249,946351,200
DassLocal Government Area50,28190,114126,600
GamawaLocal Government Area...284,411399,600
GanjuwaLocal Government Area144,758278,471391,200
GiadeLocal Government Area...156,022219,200
Itas/GadauLocal Government Area135,707228,527321,100
Jama'areLocal Government Area70,436117,482165,100
KatagumLocal Government Area195,066293,020411,700
KirfiLocal Government Area...145,636204,600
MisauLocal Government Area...261,410367,300
NingiLocal Government Area279,993385,997542,300
ShiraLocal Government Area...233,999328,800
Tafawa-BalewaLocal Government Area...221,310310,900
ToroLocal Government Area209,253346,000486,100
WarjiLocal Government Area...114,983161,500
ZakiLocal Government Area...189,703266,500
BayelsaState1,121,6931,704,5152,278,000
BrassLocal Government Area...184,127246,100
EkeremorLocal Government Area124,279269,588360,300
Kolokuma/OpokumaLocal Government Area...79,266105,900
NembeLocal Government Area...130,966175,000
OgbiaLocal Government Area...179,606240,000
SagbamaLocal Government Area119,759186,869249,700
Southern IjawLocal Government Area267,371321,808430,100
YenagoaLocal Government Area...352,285470,800
BenueState2,753,0774,253,6415,741,800
AdoLocal Government Area104,137184,389248,900
AgatuLocal Government Area...115,597156,000
ApaLocal Government Area...96,780130,600
BurukuLocal Government Area130,450206,215278,400
GbokoLocal Government Area...361,325487,700
GumaLocal Government Area116,336194,164262,100
Gwer EastLocal Government Area117,630168,660227,700
Gwer WestLocal Government Area74,588122,313165,100
Katsina-AlaLocal Government Area...225,471304,400
KonshishaLocal Government Area145,614226,492305,700
KwandeLocal Government Area180,327248,642335,600
LogoLocal Government Area...169,570228,900
MakurdiLocal Government Area239,889300,377405,500
ObiLocal Government Area...98,707133,200
OgbadiboLocal Government Area89,497130,988176,800
OhiminiLocal Government Area...70,68895,400
OjuLocal Government Area...168,491227,400
OkpokwuLocal Government Area90,241175,596237,000
OturkpoLocal Government Area...266,411359,600
TarkaLocal Government Area...79,280107,000
UkumLocal Government Area167,266216,983292,900
UshongoLocal Government Area123,166191,935259,100
VandeikyaLocal Government Area161,863234,567316,600
BornoState2,536,0034,171,1045,860,200
AbadamLocal Government Area...100,065140,600
Askira/UbaLocal Government Area...143,313201,300
BamaLocal Government Area195,377270,119379,500
BayoLocal Government Area...79,078111,100
BiuLocal Government Area109,253175,760246,900
ChibokLocal Government Area...66,33393,200
DamboaLocal Government Area137,824233,200327,600
DikwaLocal Government Area75,760105,042147,600
GubioLocal Government Area43,589151,286212,500
GuzamalaLocal Government Area...95,991134,900
GwozaLocal Government Area145,868276,568388,600
HawulLocal Government Area86,964120,733169,600
JereLocal Government Area...209,107293,800
KagaLocal Government Area51,97189,996126,400
Kala/BalgeLocal Government Area...60,83485,500
KondugaLocal Government Area...157,322221,000
KukawaLocal Government Area...203,343285,700
Kwaya KusarLocal Government Area...56,70479,700
MafaLocal Government Area45,436103,600145,600
MagumeriLocal Government Area53,068140,257197,100
MaiduguriLocal Government Area...540,016758,700
MarteLocal Government Area59,907129,409181,800
MobbarLocal Government Area...116,633163,900
MongunoLocal Government Area68,510109,834154,300
NgalaLocal Government Area...236,498332,300
NganzaiLocal Government Area30,86199,074139,200
ShaniLocal Government Area66,264100,989141,900
Cross RiverState1,911,2972,892,9883,866,300
AbiLocal Government Area...144,317192,900
AkamkpaLocal Government Area118,472149,705200,100
AkpabuyoLocal Government Area103,952272,262363,900
Bakassi [→ Cameroon (2008)]Local Government Area...31,64142,300
BekwaraLocal Government Area...105,497141,000
BiaseLocal Government Area101,121168,113224,700
BokiLocal Government Area145,010186,611249,400
Calabar MunicipalLocal Government Area...183,681245,500
Calabar SouthLocal Government Area...191,515255,900
EtungLocal Government Area...80,036107,000
IkomLocal Government Area...163,691218,800
ObanlikuLocal Government Area48,611109,633146,500
ObubraLocal Government Area134,225172,543230,600
ObuduLocal Government Area84,799161,457215,800
OdukpaniLocal Government Area122,352192,884257,800
OgojaLocal Government Area...171,574229,300
YakurrLocal Government Area...196,271262,300
YalaLocal Government Area156,627211,557282,700
DeltaState2,590,4914,112,4455,663,400
Aniocha NorthLocal Government Area60,998104,062143,300
Aniocha SouthLocal Government Area107,034142,045195,600
BomadiLocal Government Area...86,016118,500
BurutuLocal Government Area167,648207,977286,400
Ethiope EastLocal Government Area113,929200,942276,700
Ethiope WestLocal Government Area105,861202,712279,200
Ika North EastLocal Government Area126,560182,819251,800
Ika SouthLocal Government Area109,204167,060230,100
Isoko NorthLocal Government Area111,919143,559197,700
Isoko SouthLocal Government Area150,836235,147323,800
Ndokwa EastLocal Government Area75,578103,224142,200
Ndokwa WestLocal Government Area...150,024206,600
OkpeLocal Government Area...128,398176,800
Oshimili NorthLocal Government Area...118,540163,200
Oshimili SouthLocal Government Area...150,032206,600
PataniLocal Government Area...67,39192,800
SapeleLocal Government Area142,652174,273240,000
UduLocal Government Area...142,480196,200
Ughelli NorthLocal Government Area166,029320,687441,600
Ughelli SouthLocal Government Area139,748212,638292,800
UkwuaniLocal Government Area...119,034163,900
UvwieLocal Government Area...188,728259,900
Warri NorthLocal Government Area90,893136,149187,500
Warri SouthLocal Government Area235,750311,970429,600
Warri South WestLocal Government Area...116,538160,500
EbonyiState1,029,3122,176,9472,880,400
AbakalikiLocal Government Area...149,683198,100
Afikpo NorthLocal Government Area107,633156,649207,300
Afikpo SouthLocal Government Area69,725157,542208,400
EbonyiLocal Government Area...127,226168,300
Ezza NorthLocal Government Area...146,149193,400
Ezza SouthLocal Government Area...133,625176,800
IkwoLocal Government Area154,396214,969284,400
IshieluLocal Government Area128,720152,581201,900
IvoLocal Government Area...121,363160,600
IzziLocal Government Area161,349236,679313,200
OhaozaraLocal Government Area...148,317196,200
OhaukwuLocal Government Area169,622195,555258,700
OnichaLocal Government Area111,965236,609313,100
EdoState2,172,0053,233,3664,235,600
Akoko-EdoLocal Government Area123,686261,567342,600
EgorLocal Government Area...340,287445,800
Esan CentralLocal Government Area...105,242137,900
Esan North EastLocal Government Area88,687121,989159,800
Esan South EastLocal Government Area83,643166,309217,900
Esan WestLocal Government Area89,628127,718167,300
Etsako CentralLocal Government Area...94,228123,400
Etsako EastLocal Government Area...147,335193,000
Etsako WestLocal Government Area126,112198,975260,700
IguebenLocal Government Area...70,27692,100
Ikpoba-OkhaLocal Government Area...372,080487,400
OredoLocal Government Area...374,515490,600
OrhionmwonLocal Government Area147,537183,994241,000
Ovia North EastLocal Government Area121,769155,344203,500
Ovia South WestLocal Government Area80,692138,072180,900
Owan EastLocal Government Area90,927154,630202,600
Owan WestLocal Government Area70,37499,056129,800
UhunmwondeLocal Government Area98,767121,749159,500
EkitiState1,535,7902,398,9573,270,800
Ado EkitiLocal Government Area156,122313,690427,700
Aiyekire (Gbonyin)Local Government Area...147,999201,800
EfonLocal Government Area...87,187118,900
Ekiti EastLocal Government Area...138,340188,600
Ekiti South WestLocal Government Area140,183165,087225,100
Ekiti WestLocal Government Area...179,600244,900
EmureLocal Government Area...94,264128,500
Ido-OsiLocal Government Area...160,001218,100
IjeroLocal Government Area95,365221,873302,500
IkereLocal Government Area58,612148,558202,500
IkoleLocal Government Area119,796170,414232,300
IlejemejeLocal Government Area...43,45959,300
Irepodun/IfelodunLocal Government Area110,259131,330179,100
Ise/OrunLocal Government Area...113,951155,400
MobaLocal Government Area...145,408198,300
OyeLocal Government Area115,244137,796187,900
EnuguState2,125,0683,267,8374,411,100
AninriLocal Government Area...136,221183,900
AwguLocal Government Area...197,292266,300
Enugu EastLocal Government Area...277,119374,100
Enugu NorthLocal Government Area...242,140326,900
Enugu SouthLocal Government Area137,050198,032267,300
EzeaguLocal Government Area112,754170,603230,300
Igbo-EtitiLocal Government Area138,401208,333281,200
Igbo-Eze NorthLocal Government Area139,290258,829349,400
Igbo-Eze SouthLocal Government Area75,641147,364198,900
Isi-UzoLocal Government Area...148,597200,600
Nkanu EastLocal Government Area...153,591207,300
Nkanu WestLocal Government Area...147,385198,900
NsukkaLocal Government Area220,411309,448417,700
Oji-RiverLocal Government Area86,361128,741173,800
UdenuLocal Government Area...178,687241,200
UdiLocal Government Area160,500238,305321,700
Uzo-UwaniLocal Government Area88,112127,150171,600
Federal Capital Territory (Abuja)Territory371,6741,406,2393,564,100
AbajiLocal Government Area21,08158,642148,600
Abuja Municipal Area CouncilLocal Government Area...776,2981,967,500
BwariLocal Government Area...229,274581,100
GwagwaladaLocal Government Area...158,618402,000
KujeLocal Government Area44,33897,233246,400
KwaliLocal Government Area...86,174218,400
GombeState1,489,1202,365,0403,257,000
AkkoLocal Government Area235,592337,435464,700
BalangaLocal Government Area129,099211,490291,200
BilliriLocal Government Area86,557202,680279,100
DukkuLocal Government Area156,825207,658286,000
FunakayeLocal Government Area...237,687327,300
GombeLocal Government Area...266,844367,500
KaltungoLocal Government Area...160,392220,900
KwamiLocal Government Area...193,995267,200
NafadaLocal Government Area...140,185193,100
ShomgomLocal Government Area...150,948207,900
Yamaltu/DebaLocal Government Area221,836255,726352,200
ImoState2,485,6353,927,5635,408,800
Abo-MbaiseLocal Government Area115,360194,779268,200
Ahiazu-MbaiseLocal Government Area96,170170,824235,200
Ehime-MbanoLocal Government Area97,145130,575179,800
EzinihitteLocal Government Area92,462168,767232,400
Ideato NorthLocal Government Area118,519156,161215,100
Ideato SouthLocal Government Area79,236159,654219,900
Ihitte/UbomaLocal Government Area69,009119,419164,500
IkeduruLocal Government Area108,367149,737206,200
Isiala-MbanoLocal Government Area106,170197,921272,600
IsuLocal Government Area...164,328226,300
MbaitoliLocal Government Area148,531237,474327,000
Ngor-OkpalaLocal Government Area135,711157,858217,400
NjabaLocal Government Area...143,485197,600
NkwerreLocal Government Area...80,270110,500
NwangeleLocal Government Area...127,691175,800
ObowoLocal Government Area64,277117,432161,700
OgutaLocal Government Area...142,340196,000
Ohaji/EgbemaLocal Government Area119,116182,891251,900
OkigweLocal Government Area...132,701182,700
OrluLocal Government Area117,343142,792196,600
OrsuLocal Government Area87,521120,224165,600
Oru EastLocal Government Area...111,743153,900
Oru WestLocal Government Area...115,704159,300
Owerri MunicipalLocal Government Area...125,337172,600
Owerri NorthLocal Government Area...176,334242,800
Owerri WestLocal Government Area...101,754140,100
UnuimoLocal Government Area...99,368136,800
JigawaState2,875,5254,361,0025,828,200
AuyoLocal Government Area...132,268176,800
BaburaLocal Government Area140,182212,955284,600
BiriniwaLocal Government Area122,958142,015189,800
Birnin KuduLocal Government Area...314,108419,800
BujiLocal Government Area...97,284130,000
DutseLocal Government Area138,451251,135335,600
GagarawaLocal Government Area...82,153109,800
GarkiLocal Government Area107,337150,261200,800
GumelLocal Government Area...106,371142,200
GuriLocal Government Area...113,363151,500
GwaramLocal Government Area196,480271,368362,700
GwiwaLocal Government Area58,184128,730172,000
HadejiaLocal Government Area...104,286139,400
JahunLocal Government Area...229,882307,200
Kafin HausaLocal Government Area154,746267,284357,200
KaugamaLocal Government Area96,662128,981172,400
KazaureLocal Government Area...161,161215,400
Kiri KasamaLocal Government Area...192,583257,400
KiyawaLocal Government Area107,465172,952231,100
MaigatariLocal Government Area106,811177,057236,600
Malam MadoriLocal Government Area100,961164,791220,200
MigaLocal Government Area...127,876170,900
RingimLocal Government Area158,208192,407257,100
RoniLocal Government Area55,25477,414103,500
Sule TankarkarLocal Government Area117,042134,813180,200
TauraLocal Government Area97,243131,861176,200
YankwashiLocal Government Area...95,643127,800
KadunaState3,935,6186,113,5038,252,400
Birnin-GwariLocal Government Area143,072258,581349,000
ChikunLocal Government Area...372,272502,500
GiwaLocal Government Area171,061292,384394,700
IgabiLocal Government Area308,239430,753581,500
IkaraLocal Government Area...194,723262,800
JabaLocal Government Area66,119155,973210,500
Jema'aLocal Government Area...278,202375,500
KachiaLocal Government Area...252,568340,900
Kaduna NorthLocal Government Area...364,575492,100
Kaduna SouthLocal Government Area...402,731543,600
KagarkoLocal Government Area...239,058322,700
KajuruLocal Government Area...109,810148,200
KauraLocal Government Area101,455174,626235,700
KauruLocal Government Area116,284221,276298,700
KubauLocal Government Area...280,704378,900
KudanLocal Government Area...138,956187,600
LereLocal Government Area205,727339,740458,600
MakarfiLocal Government Area...146,574197,900
Sabon-GariLocal Government Area224,067291,358393,300
SangaLocal Government Area...151,485204,500
SobaLocal Government Area174,217291,173393,000
Zangon-KatafLocal Government Area140,224318,991430,600
ZariaLocal Government Area284,318406,990549,400
KanoState5,810,4709,401,28813,076,900
AjingiLocal Government Area...172,610240,100
AlbasuLocal Government Area116,603187,639261,000
BagwaiLocal Government Area106,645161,533224,700
BebejiLocal Government Area118,833191,916266,900
BichiLocal Government Area182,674278,309387,100
BunkureLocal Government Area122,856174,467242,700
DalaLocal Government Area...418,759582,500
DambattaLocal Government Area...210,474292,800
Dawakin KuduLocal Government Area163,668225,497313,700
Dawakin TofaLocal Government Area156,443246,197342,500
DoguwaLocal Government Area83,365150,645209,500
FaggeLocal Government Area...200,095278,300
GabasawaLocal Government Area152,899211,204293,800
GarkoLocal Government Area...161,966225,300
Garum MallamLocal Government Area...118,622165,000
GayaLocal Government Area...207,419288,500
GezawaLocal Government Area154,629282,328392,700
GwaleLocal Government Area...357,827497,700
GwarzoLocal Government Area118,778183,624255,400
KaboLocal Government Area90,158153,158213,000
Kano MunicipalLocal Government Area...371,243516,400
KarayeLocal Government Area...144,045200,400
KibiyaLocal Government Area...138,618192,800
KiruLocal Government Area156,584267,168371,600
KumbotsoLocal Government Area166,558294,391409,500
KunchiLocal Government Area...110,170153,200
KuraLocal Government Area...143,094199,000
MadobiLocal Government Area78,924137,685191,500
MakodaLocal Government Area...220,094306,100
MinjibirLocal Government Area139,750219,611305,500
NasarawaLocal Government Area...596,411829,600
RanoLocal Government Area...148,276206,200
Rimin GadoLocal Government Area60,622103,371143,800
RogoLocal Government Area...227,607316,600
ShanonoLocal Government Area84,861139,128193,500
SumailaLocal Government Area164,242250,379348,300
TakaiLocal Government Area130,007202,639281,900
TarauniLocal Government Area...221,844308,600
TofaLocal Government Area64,79698,603137,200
TsanyawaLocal Government Area...157,730219,400
Tudun WadaLocal Government Area141,288228,658318,100
UngogoLocal Government Area168,373365,737508,700
WarawaLocal Government Area81,666131,858183,400
WudilLocal Government Area...188,639262,400
KatsinaState3,753,1335,801,5847,831,300
BakoriLocal Government Area132,936149,516201,800
BatagarawaLocal Government Area84,864189,059255,200
BatsariLocal Government Area143,620207,874280,600
BaureLocal Government Area...202,941273,900
BindawaLocal Government Area120,636151,002203,800
CharanchiLocal Government Area...136,989184,900
DandumeLocal Government Area...145,323196,200
DanjaLocal Government Area98,524125,481169,400
Dan MusaLocal Government Area...113,190152,800
DauraLocal Government Area156,872224,884303,600
DutsiLocal Government Area...120,902163,200
Dutsin-MaLocal Government Area115,790169,829229,200
FaskariLocal Government Area...194,400262,400
FuntuaLocal Government Area...225,156303,900
IngawaLocal Government Area114,935169,148228,300
JibiaLocal Government Area124,731167,435226,000
KafurLocal Government Area136,813209,360282,600
KaitaLocal Government Area101,878182,405246,200
KankaraLocal Government Area152,748243,259328,400
KankiaLocal Government Area...151,395204,400
KatsinaLocal Government Area223,644318,132429,400
KurfiLocal Government Area74,020116,700157,500
KusadaLocal Government Area...98,348132,800
Mai'aduaLocal Government Area137,976201,800272,400
MalumfashiLocal Government Area158,338182,891246,900
ManiLocal Government Area121,889176,301238,000
MashiLocal Government Area...171,070230,900
MatazuLocal Government Area74,030113,814153,600
MusawaLocal Government Area79,184170,006229,500
RimiLocal Government Area...154,092208,000
SabuwaLocal Government Area...140,679189,900
SafanaLocal Government Area...185,207250,000
SandamuLocal Government Area...136,944184,900
ZangoLocal Government Area...156,052210,600
KebbiState2,068,4903,256,5414,440,000
AleiroLocal Government Area...67,07891,500
Arewa-DandiLocal Government Area137,538189,728258,700
ArgunguLocal Government Area...200,248273,000
AugieLocal Government Area...116,368158,700
BagudoLocal Government Area153,935238,014324,500
Birnin KebbiLocal Government Area150,520268,620366,200
BunzaLocal Government Area...123,547168,400
DandiLocal Government Area101,919146,211199,300
FakaiLocal Government Area...119,772163,300
GwanduLocal Government Area107,429151,077206,000
JegaLocal Government Area...197,757269,600
KalgoLocal Government Area...84,928115,800
Koko/BesseLocal Government Area107,170154,818211,100
MaiyamaLocal Government Area113,072173,759236,900
NgaskiLocal Government Area68,800126,102171,900
SakabaLocal Government Area...91,728125,100
ShangaLocal Government Area...127,142173,300
SuruLocal Government Area116,971148,474202,400
Wasagu/DankoLocal Government Area...265,271361,700
YauriLocal Government Area...100,564137,100
ZuruLocal Government Area...165,335225,400
KogiState2,147,7563,314,0434,473,500
AdaviLocal Government Area157,092217,219293,200
AjaokutaLocal Government Area97,904122,432165,300
AnkpaLocal Government Area...266,176359,300
BassaLocal Government Area88,496139,687188,600
DekinaLocal Government Area177,513260,968352,300
IbajiLocal Government Area...127,572172,200
IdahLocal Government Area...79,755107,700
Igalamela-OdoluLocal Government Area...147,048198,500
IjumuLocal Government Area66,603118,593160,100
Kabba/BunuLocal Government Area...144,579195,200
KogiLocal Government Area82,483115,100155,400
LokojaLocal Government Area...196,643265,400
Mopa-MuroLocal Government Area...43,76059,100
OfuLocal Government Area108,095191,480258,500
Ogori/MagongoLocal Government Area...39,80753,700
OkehiLocal Government Area146,264223,574301,800
OkeneLocal Government Area...325,623439,500
OlamaboroLocal Government Area104,705158,490213,900
OmalaLocal Government Area...107,968145,700
Yagba EastLocal Government Area88,780147,641199,300
Yagba WestLocal Government Area76,936139,928188,900
KwaraState1,548,4122,365,3533,192,900
AsaLocal Government Area78,722124,668168,300
BarutenLocal Government Area110,576206,679279,000
EduLocal Government Area138,735201,642272,200
EkitiLocal Government Area...54,39973,400
IfelodunLocal Government Area155,551204,975276,700
Ilorin EastLocal Government Area...207,462280,000
Ilorin SouthLocal Government Area...209,251282,500
Ilorin WestLocal Government Area205,567365,221493,000
IrepodunLocal Government Area...147,594199,200
IsinLocal Government Area...59,48180,300
KaiamaLocal Government Area43,165124,015167,400
MoroLocal Government Area86,939108,715146,700
OffaLocal Government Area74,92488,975120,100
Oke-EroLocal Government Area...56,97076,900
OyunLocal Government Area56,00694,454127,500
PategiLocal Government Area...110,852149,600
LagosState5,725,1169,113,60512,550,600
AgegeLocal Government Area417,981461,743635,900
Ajeromi-IfelodunLocal Government Area593,561687,316946,500
AlimoshoLocal Government Area430,8901,319,5711,817,200
Amuwo-OdofinLocal Government Area225,823328,975453,000
ApapaLocal Government Area154,477222,986307,100
BadagryLocal Government Area119,267237,731327,400
EpeLocal Government Area101,464181,734250,300
Eti-OsaLocal Government Area157,387283,791390,800
Ibeju/LekkiLocal Government Area24,937117,793162,200
Ifako-IjayeLocal Government Area233,341427,737589,000
IkejaLocal Government Area203,383317,614437,400
IkoroduLocal Government Area184,674527,917727,000
KosofeLocal Government Area412,407682,772940,300
Lagos IslandLocal Government Area165,996212,700292,900
Lagos MainlandLocal Government Area273,079326,700449,900
MushinLocal Government Area539,783631,857870,100
OjoLocal Government Area215,837609,173838,900
Oshodi-IsoloLocal Government Area449,781629,061866,300
ShomoluLocal Government Area358,787403,569555,800
SurulereLocal Government Area462,261502,865692,500
NasarawaState1,207,8761,869,3772,523,400
AkwangaLocal Government Area...111,902151,100
AweLocal Government Area...113,083152,600
DomaLocal Government Area90,719138,991187,600
KaruLocal Government Area120,127216,230291,900
KeanaLocal Government Area...81,801110,400
KeffiLocal Government Area...92,550124,900
KokonaLocal Government Area...108,558146,500
LafiaLocal Government Area240,656329,922445,300
NasarawaLocal Government Area127,843187,220252,700
Nasarawa-EggonLocal Government Area73,129148,405200,300
ObiLocal Government Area101,074148,977201,100
TotoLocal Government Area89,596119,051160,700
WambaLocal Government Area...72,68798,100
NigerState2,421,5813,954,7725,556,200
AgaieLocal Government Area79,937132,098185,600
AgwaraLocal Government Area38,91657,34780,600
BidaLocal Government Area...185,553260,700
BorguLocal Government Area110,336172,835242,800
BossoLocal Government Area86,273148,136208,100
ChanchagaLocal Government Area143,896202,151284,000
EdatiLocal Government Area...159,818224,500
GbakoLocal Government Area88,768126,845178,200
GuraraLocal Government Area48,90390,879127,700
KatchaLocal Government Area...120,893169,800
KontagoraLocal Government Area...151,968213,500
LapaiLocal Government Area73,647117,021164,400
LavunLocal Government Area...209,777294,700
MagamaLocal Government Area129,749181,470255,000
MarigaLocal Government Area...199,600280,400
MasheguLocal Government Area...215,197302,300
MokwaLocal Government Area98,234242,858341,200
MuyaLocal Government Area...103,461145,400
PaikoroLocal Government Area109,356158,178222,200
RafiLocal Government Area116,948186,118261,500
RijauLocal Government Area122,050176,199247,600
ShiroroLocal Government Area...235,665331,100
SulejaLocal Government Area151,300215,075302,200
TafaLocal Government Area...83,874117,800
WushishiLocal Government Area...81,756114,900
OgunState2,333,7263,751,1405,217,700
Abeokuta NorthLocal Government Area93,966198,793276,500
Abeokuta SouthLocal Government Area...250,295348,200
Ado-Odo/OtaLocal Government Area234,647527,242733,400
EwekoroLocal Government Area...55,09376,600
IfoLocal Government Area215,055539,170750,000
Ijebu EastLocal Government Area61,120109,321152,100
Ijebu NorthLocal Government Area148,342280,520390,200
Ijebu North EastLocal Government Area...68,80095,700
Ijebu OdeLocal Government Area...157,161218,600
IkenneLocal Government Area...119,117165,700
Imeko AfonLocal Government Area...82,952115,400
IpokiaLocal Government Area...150,387209,200
Obafemi-OwodeLocal Government Area135,774235,071327,000
OdedaLocal Government Area86,950109,522152,300
OdogboluLocal Government Area88,384125,657174,800
Ogun WatersideLocal Government Area61,91974,222103,200
Remo NorthLocal Government Area...59,75283,100
SagamuLocal Government Area155,726255,885355,900
Yewa North (Egbado North)Local Government Area...183,844255,700
Yewa South (Egbado South)Local Government Area...168,336234,200
OndoState2,249,5483,460,8774,671,700
Akoko North EastLocal Government Area...179,092241,700
Akoko North WestLocal Government Area119,278211,867286,000
Akoko South EastLocal Government Area...82,443111,300
Akoko South WestLocal Government Area...228,383308,300
Akure NorthLocal Government Area...130,765176,500
Akure SouthLocal Government Area...360,268486,300
Ese-OdoLocal Government Area...158,256213,600
IdanreLocal Government Area85,776129,795175,200
IfedoreLocal Government Area102,617176,372238,100
IlajeLocal Government Area...289,838391,200
Ile-Oluji-OkeigboLocal Government Area116,094171,876232,000
IreleLocal Government Area100,127144,136194,600
OdigboLocal Government Area154,320232,287313,600
OkitipupaLocal Government Area176,615234,138316,100
Ondo EastLocal Government Area...76,092102,700
Ondo WestLocal Government Area...288,868389,900
OseLocal Government Area93,033144,139194,600
OwoLocal Government Area157,191222,262300,000
OsunState2,158,1433,416,9594,705,600
AiyedaadeLocal Government Area94,777149,569206,000
AiyedireLocal Government Area41,63676,309105,100
Atakunmosa EastLocal Government Area...76,105104,800
Atakunmosa WestLocal Government Area...68,35094,100
BoluwaduroLocal Government Area...70,95497,700
BoripeLocal Government Area110,174138,742191,100
Ede NorthLocal Government Area...83,818115,400
Ede SouthLocal Government Area...75,489104,000
EgbedoreLocal Government Area40,29373,969101,900
EjigboLocal Government Area69,366132,515182,500
Ife CentralLocal Government Area...167,204230,300
IfedayoLocal Government Area24,67137,50851,700
Ife EastLocal Government Area...188,614259,700
IfelodunLocal Government Area76,56596,444132,800
Ife NorthLocal Government Area133,258153,274211,100
Ife SouthLocal Government Area88,170134,490185,200
IlaLocal Government Area...62,05485,500
Ilesha EastLocal Government Area...105,416145,200
Ilesha WestLocal Government Area...106,809147,100
IrepodunLocal Government Area...119,590164,700
IrewoleLocal Government Area...142,806196,700
IsokanLocal Government Area...102,060140,500
IwoLocal Government Area105,401191,348263,500
ObokunLocal Government Area61,218116,850160,900
Odo-OtinLocal Government Area82,314132,078181,900
Ola-OluwaLocal Government Area39,45476,227105,000
OlorundaLocal Government Area83,347131,649181,300
OriadeLocal Government Area80,833148,379204,300
OroluLocal Government Area...102,832141,600
OsogboLocal Government Area106,386155,507214,200
OyoState3,452,7205,580,8947,840,900
AfijioLocal Government Area82,792132,184185,700
AkinyeleLocal Government Area140,118211,811297,600
AtibaLocal Government Area...168,246236,400
AtisboLocal Government Area...109,965154,500
EgbedaLocal Government Area129,461283,643398,500
Ibadan NorthLocal Government Area302,271308,119432,900
Ibadan North EastLocal Government Area275,627331,444465,700
Ibadan North WestLocal Government Area147,918154,029216,400
Ibadan South EastLocal Government Area225,800266,457374,400
Ibadan South WestLocal Government Area277,047283,098397,700
Ibarapa CentralLocal Government Area...103,243145,100
Ibarapa EastLocal Government Area...117,182164,600
Ibarapa NorthLocal Government Area...100,293140,900
IdoLocal Government Area53,582104,087146,200
IrepoLocal Government Area...121,240170,300
IseyinLocal Government Area170,936255,619359,100
ItesiwajuLocal Government Area...127,391179,000
IwajowaLocal Government Area...102,847144,500
KajolaLocal Government Area...200,528281,700
LageluLocal Government Area68,901148,133208,100
Ogbomosho NorthLocal Government Area104,295198,859279,400
Ogbomosho SouthLocal Government Area65,958100,379141,000
Ogo OluwaLocal Government Area36,18865,19891,600
OlorunsogoLocal Government Area...81,339114,300
OluyoleLocal Government Area91,527203,461285,900
Ona-AraLocal Government Area123,048265,571373,100
OrelopeLocal Government Area68,566104,004146,100
Ori IreLocal Government Area103,611149,408209,900
Oyo EastLocal Government Area...124,095174,300
Oyo WestLocal Government Area...136,457191,700
Saki EastLocal Government Area...108,957153,100
Saki WestLocal Government Area...273,268383,900
SurulereLocal Government Area64,097140,339197,200
PlateauState2,104,5363,206,5314,200,400
Barkin LadiLocal Government Area...179,805235,500
BassaLocal Government Area121,652189,834248,700
BokkosLocal Government Area95,218179,550235,200
Jos EastLocal Government Area...88,301115,700
Jos NorthLocal Government Area...437,217572,700
Jos SouthLocal Government Area237,408311,392407,900
KanamLocal Government Area113,500167,619219,600
KankeLocal Government Area...124,268162,800
Langtang NorthLocal Government Area94,707142,316186,400
Langtang SouthLocal Government Area47,108105,173137,800
ManguLocal Government Area187,397300,520393,700
MikangLocal Government Area...96,388126,300
PankshinLocal Government Area...190,114249,000
Qua'an PanLocal Government Area141,082197,276258,400
RiyomLocal Government Area...131,778172,600
ShendamLocal Government Area...205,119268,700
WaseLocal Government Area102,336159,861209,400
RiversState3,187,8445,198,7167,303,900
Abua - OdualLocal Government Area134,420282,410396,800
Ahoada EastLocal Government Area...166,324233,700
Ahoada WestLocal Government Area...249,232350,200
Akuku ToruLocal Government Area102,169161,103226,300
AndoniLocal Government Area...217,924306,200
Asari-ToruLocal Government Area166,788219,787308,800
BonnyLocal Government Area76,124214,983302,000
DegemaLocal Government Area95,889249,467350,500
ElemeLocal Government Area...190,194267,200
EmuohaLocal Government Area154,923201,057282,500
EtcheLocal Government Area...249,939351,200
GokanaLocal Government Area159,461233,813328,500
IkwerreLocal Government Area125,385188,930265,400
KhanaLocal Government Area207,095292,924411,500
Obio/AkporLocal Government Area263,017462,350649,600
Ogba - Egbema - NdoniLocal Government Area190,751283,294398,000
Ogu - BoloLocal Government Area...75,282105,800
OkrikaLocal Government Area...222,285312,300
OmummaLocal Government Area...100,388141,000
Opobo - NkoroLocal Government Area...152,833214,700
OyigboLocal Government Area85,334125,331176,100
Port-HarcourtLocal Government Area440,399538,558756,600
TaiLocal Government Area...120,308169,000
SokotoState2,418,5853,702,6764,998,100
BinjiLocal Government Area54,239104,274140,800
BodingaLocal Government Area114,067174,302235,300
Dange ShuniLocal Government Area...193,443261,100
GadaLocal Government Area147,915249,051336,200
GoronyoLocal Government Area106,666182,118245,800
GuduLocal Government Area...95,400128,800
GwadabawaLocal Government Area142,996231,569312,600
IllelaLocal Government Area131,930150,133202,700
IsaLocal Government Area...150,268202,800
KebbeLocal Government Area...123,154166,200
KwareLocal Government Area116,139134,084181,000
RabahLocal Government Area91,119149,152201,300
Sabon BirniLocal Government Area152,994207,470280,100
ShagariLocal Government Area...156,907211,800
SilameLocal Government Area65,122104,601141,200
Sokoto NorthLocal Government Area...233,012314,500
Sokoto SouthLocal Government Area...197,686266,800
TambuwalLocal Government Area146,976225,917305,000
TangazaLocal Government Area...114,770154,900
TuretaLocal Government Area...68,41492,300
WamakkoLocal Government Area140,137179,246242,000
WurnoLocal Government Area100,964162,403219,200
YaboLocal Government Area...115,302155,600
TarabaState1,512,1632,294,8003,066,800
Ardo-KolaLocal Government Area...87,784117,300
BaliLocal Government Area...211,024282,000
Disputed AreasLocal Government Area...19,96426,700
DongaLocal Government Area84,626133,105177,900
GashakaLocal Government Area49,76587,166116,500
GassolLocal Government Area...245,086327,500
IbiLocal Government Area58,15084,302112,700
JalingoLocal Government Area...140,318187,500
Karim-LamidoLocal Government Area134,268193,924259,200
KurmiLocal Government Area...91,282122,000
LauLocal Government Area63,52495,190127,200
SardaunaLocal Government Area...224,357299,800
TakumLocal Government Area...134,576179,900
UssaLocal Government Area...90,889121,500
WukariLocal Government Area157,170238,283318,400
YorroLocal Government Area58,09689,865120,100
ZingLocal Government Area78,654127,685170,600
YobeState1,399,6872,321,3393,294,100
BadeLocal Government Area106,206139,804198,400
BursariLocal Government Area70,326109,692155,700
DamaturuLocal Government Area...87,706124,500
FikaLocal Government Area118,918136,736194,000
FuneLocal Government Area124,817301,954428,500
GeidamLocal Government Area86,991155,740221,000
GujbaLocal Government Area...129,797184,200
GulaniLocal Government Area...103,516146,900
JakuskoLocal Government Area80,326232,458329,900
KarasuwaLocal Government Area...105,514149,700
MachinaLocal Government Area44,27460,99486,600
NangereLocal Government Area...87,517124,200
NguruLocal Government Area...150,699213,900
PotiskumLocal Government Area...204,866290,700
TarmuaLocal Government Area...77,667110,200
YunusariLocal Government Area76,160125,940178,700
YusufariLocal Government Area...110,739157,100
ZamfaraState2,051,5913,278,8734,515,400
AnkaLocal Government Area...143,637197,800
BakuraLocal Government Area126,865187,141257,700
Birnin MagajiLocal Government Area...184,083253,500
BukkuyumLocal Government Area121,069216,348297,900
BunguduLocal Government Area189,783258,644356,200
GummiLocal Government Area...206,721284,700
GusauLocal Government Area259,336383,712528,400
Kaura NamodaLocal Government Area...285,363393,000
MaradunLocal Government Area131,423207,563285,800
MaruLocal Government Area...293,141403,700
ShinkafiLocal Government Area...135,964187,200
Talata MafaraLocal Government Area138,844215,650297,000
TsafeLocal Government Area163,512266,929367,600
ZurmiLocal Government Area176,683293,977404,800
NigeriaFederal Republic88,992,220140,431,790193,392,500

Source: National Population Commission of Nigeria (web), National Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: The population projection assumes the same rate of growth for all LGAs within a state. The undercount of the 1991 census is estimated to be about 25 million. All population figures for Nigeria show high error rates; census results are disputed.