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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
2015-03-21
PlateauState2,104,5363,206,5314,082,700
Barkin LadiLocal Government Area...179,805228,900
BassaLocal Government Area121,652189,834241,700
BokkosLocal Government Area95,218179,550228,600
Jos EastLocal Government Area...88,301112,400
Jos NorthLocal Government Area...437,217556,700
Jos SouthLocal Government Area237,408311,392396,500
KanamLocal Government Area113,500167,619213,400
KankeLocal Government Area...124,268158,200
Langtang NorthLocal Government Area94,707142,316181,200
Langtang SouthLocal Government Area47,108105,173133,900
ManguLocal Government Area187,397300,520382,600
MikangLocal Government Area...96,388122,700
PankshinLocal Government Area...190,114242,100
Qua'an PanLocal Government Area141,082197,276251,200
RiyomLocal Government Area...131,778167,800
ShendamLocal Government Area...205,119261,200
WaseLocal Government Area102,336159,861203,500
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)
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