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Zamfara

State in Nigeria

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The population development in Zamfara 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
ZamfaraState2,051,5913,278,8734,364,600
AnkaLocal Government Area...143,637191,200
BakuraLocal Government Area126,865187,141249,100
Birnin MagajiLocal Government Area...184,083245,000
BukkuyumLocal Government Area121,069216,348288,000
BunguduLocal Government Area189,783258,644344,300
GummiLocal Government Area...206,721275,200
GusauLocal Government Area259,336383,712510,800
Kaura NamodaLocal Government Area...285,363379,900
MaradunLocal Government Area131,423207,563276,300
MaruLocal Government Area...293,141390,200
ShinkafiLocal Government Area...135,964181,000
Talata MafaraLocal Government Area138,844215,650287,100
TsafeLocal Government Area163,512266,929355,300
ZurmiLocal Government Area176,683293,977391,300
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)
Males1,641,623
Females1,637,250
Age Groups (C 2006)
0-14 years1,572,822
15-64 years1,613,022
65+ years93,029
Age Distribution (C 2006)
0-9 years1,215,042
10-19 years672,714
20-29 years539,415
30-39 years359,844
40-49 years214,693
50-59 years128,463
60-69 years72,771
70-79 years41,511
80+ years34,420