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Benue

State in Nigeria

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The population development in Benue as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1991-11-26
Population
Census
2006-03-21
Population
Projection
2015-03-21
BenueState2,753,0774,253,6415,562,400
AdoLocal Government Area104,137184,389241,100
AgatuLocal Government Area...115,597151,200
ApaLocal Government Area...96,780126,600
BurukuLocal Government Area130,450206,215269,700
GbokoLocal Government Area...361,325472,500
GumaLocal Government Area116,336194,164253,900
Gwer EastLocal Government Area117,630168,660220,600
Gwer WestLocal Government Area74,588122,313159,900
Katsina-AlaLocal Government Area...225,471294,800
KonshishaLocal Government Area145,614226,492296,200
KwandeLocal Government Area180,327248,642325,100
LogoLocal Government Area...169,570221,700
MakurdiLocal Government Area239,889300,377392,800
ObiLocal Government Area...98,707129,100
OgbadiboLocal Government Area89,497130,988171,300
OhiminiLocal Government Area...70,68892,400
OjuLocal Government Area...168,491220,300
OkpokwuLocal Government Area90,241175,596229,600
OturkpoLocal Government Area...266,411348,400
TarkaLocal Government Area...79,280103,700
UkumLocal Government Area167,266216,983283,700
UshongoLocal Government Area123,166191,935251,000
VandeikyaLocal Government Area161,863234,567306,700
NigeriaFederal Republic88,992,220140,431,790186,939,800

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

Explanation: The 2015 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.


Further Population Figures:

Gender (C 2006)
Males2,144,043
Females2,109,598
Age Groups (C 2006)
0-14 years1,958,919
15-64 years2,158,292
65+ years136,430
Age Distribution (C 2006)
0-9 years1,445,573
10-19 years970,971
20-29 years720,544
30-39 years453,464
40-49 years292,048
50-59 years163,294
60-69 years101,418
70-79 years56,206
80+ years50,123