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Rivers

State in Nigeria

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The population development in Rivers 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
RiversState3,187,8445,198,7167,043,800
Abua - OdualLocal Government Area134,420282,410382,600
Ahoada EastLocal Government Area...166,324225,400
Ahoada WestLocal Government Area...249,232337,700
Akuku ToruLocal Government Area102,169161,103218,300
AndoniLocal Government Area...217,924295,300
Asari-ToruLocal Government Area166,788219,787297,800
BonnyLocal Government Area76,124214,983291,300
DegemaLocal Government Area95,889249,467338,000
ElemeLocal Government Area...190,194257,700
EmuohaLocal Government Area154,923201,057272,400
EtcheLocal Government Area...249,939338,600
GokanaLocal Government Area159,461233,813316,800
IkwerreLocal Government Area125,385188,930256,000
KhanaLocal Government Area207,095292,924396,900
Obio/AkporLocal Government Area263,017462,350626,400
Ogba - Egbema - NdoniLocal Government Area190,751283,294383,800
Ogu - BoloLocal Government Area...75,282102,000
OkrikaLocal Government Area...222,285301,200
OmummaLocal Government Area...100,388136,000
Opobo - NkoroLocal Government Area...152,833207,100
OyigboLocal Government Area85,334125,331169,800
Port-HarcourtLocal Government Area440,399538,558729,700
TaiLocal Government Area...120,308163,000
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)
Males2,673,026
Females2,525,690
Age Groups (C 2006)
0-14 years1,871,982
15-64 years3,160,996
65+ years165,738
Age Distribution (C 2006)
0-9 years1,262,446
10-19 years1,214,221
20-29 years1,036,110
30-39 years681,847
40-49 years472,846
50-59 years265,117
60-69 years149,058
70-79 years67,059
80+ years50,012