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Plateau

State in Nigeria

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The population development in Plateau 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
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
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)
Males1,598,998
Females1,607,533
Age Groups (C 2006)
0-14 years1,411,031
15-64 years1,687,381
65+ years108,119
Age Distribution (C 2006)
0-9 years1,030,393
10-19 years724,539
20-29 years575,677
30-39 years368,130
40-49 years228,122
50-59 years125,657
60-69 years72,348
70-79 years44,563
80+ years37,102