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Sokoto

State in Nigeria

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The population development in Sokoto 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
SokotoState2,418,5853,702,6764,841,800
BinjiLocal Government Area54,239104,274136,400
BodingaLocal Government Area114,067174,302227,900
Dange ShuniLocal Government Area...193,443253,000
GadaLocal Government Area147,915249,051325,700
GoronyoLocal Government Area106,666182,118238,100
GuduLocal Government Area...95,400124,800
GwadabawaLocal Government Area142,996231,569302,800
IllelaLocal Government Area131,930150,133196,300
IsaLocal Government Area...150,268196,500
KebbeLocal Government Area...123,154161,000
KwareLocal Government Area116,139134,084175,300
RabahLocal Government Area91,119149,152195,000
Sabon BirniLocal Government Area152,994207,470271,300
ShagariLocal Government Area...156,907205,200
SilameLocal Government Area65,122104,601136,800
Sokoto NorthLocal Government Area...233,012304,700
Sokoto SouthLocal Government Area...197,686258,500
TambuwalLocal Government Area146,976225,917295,400
TangazaLocal Government Area...114,770150,100
TuretaLocal Government Area...68,41489,500
WamakkoLocal Government Area140,137179,246234,400
WurnoLocal Government Area100,964162,403212,400
YaboLocal Government Area...115,302150,800
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)
Males1,863,713
Females1,838,963
Age Groups (C 2006)
0-14 years1,759,317
15-64 years1,835,466
65+ years107,893
Age Distribution (C 2006)
0-9 years1,355,821
10-19 years755,516
20-29 years598,808
30-39 years408,314
40-49 years253,737
50-59 years155,306
60-69 years89,435
70-79 years48,344
80+ years37,395