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The population of the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Metropolitan Kano according to census results and latest population projections.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1991-11-26
Population
Census
2006-03-21
Population
Projection
2015-03-21
DalaLocal Government Area...418,759562,400
FaggeLocal Government Area...200,095268,700
GwaleLocal Government Area...357,827480,500
Kano MunicipalLocal Government Area...371,243498,600
KumbotsoLocal Government Area166,558294,391395,400
NasarawaLocal Government Area...596,411801,000
TarauniLocal Government Area...221,844297,900
UngogoLocal Government Area168,373365,737491,200
KanoMetropolitan Area1,747,1862,828,8613,799,000

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.