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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
2016-03-21
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
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.


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