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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
2016-03-21
SokotoState2,418,5853,702,6764,998,100
BinjiLocal Government Area54,239104,274140,800
BodingaLocal Government Area114,067174,302235,300
Dange ShuniLocal Government Area...193,443261,100
GadaLocal Government Area147,915249,051336,200
GoronyoLocal Government Area106,666182,118245,800
GuduLocal Government Area...95,400128,800
GwadabawaLocal Government Area142,996231,569312,600
IllelaLocal Government Area131,930150,133202,700
IsaLocal Government Area...150,268202,800
KebbeLocal Government Area...123,154166,200
KwareLocal Government Area116,139134,084181,000
RabahLocal Government Area91,119149,152201,300
Sabon BirniLocal Government Area152,994207,470280,100
ShagariLocal Government Area...156,907211,800
SilameLocal Government Area65,122104,601141,200
Sokoto NorthLocal Government Area...233,012314,500
Sokoto SouthLocal Government Area...197,686266,800
TambuwalLocal Government Area146,976225,917305,000
TangazaLocal Government Area...114,770154,900
TuretaLocal Government Area...68,41492,300
WamakkoLocal Government Area140,137179,246242,000
WurnoLocal Government Area100,964162,403219,200
YaboLocal Government Area...115,302155,600
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)
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