Area Database (v4.1)

% population in urban areas

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Nigeria (Africa)  
Total 25.7 26.8 28.0 29.1 30.3 31.4 32.6 33.7 33.6 33.5 33.5 33.4 33.3 34.6 35.9 37.2 38.5 39.9 40.6 41.3 42.0 42.7 43.5 44.2 44.9
Abia 17.5 21.0 24.4 27.9 31.3 34.8 38.2 41.7 43.1 44.5 45.9 47.3 48.7 44.0 39.3 34.6 29.9 25.2 24.0 22.8 21.6 20.4 19.2 18.0 16.8
Abuja FCT 3.62 7.05 10.5 13.9 17.3 20.8 24.2 27.6 36.1 44.5 53.0 61.4 69.9 67.5 65.2 62.8 60.5 58.2 59.5 60.8 62.1 63.4 64.7 66.0 67.3
Adamawa 22.5 22.6 22.6 22.7 22.7 22.8 22.9 22.9 22.5 22.1 21.7 21.3 20.8 22.0 23.1 24.3 25.4 26.6 25.8 24.9 24.1 23.3 22.5 21.6 20.8
Akwa Ibom 0.01 1.73 3.45 5.17 6.99 8.82 10.6 12.5 11.9 11.3 10.7 10.1 9.52 8.76 8.01 7.25 6.50 5.74 6.03 6.31 6.60 6.88 7.17 7.46 7.74
Anambra 20.1 20.7 21.3 21.9 22.5 23.1 23.8 24.4 35.8 47.3 58.8 70.2 81.7 82.3 82.9 83.5 84.1 84.7 84.8 84.9 85.0 85.1 85.3 85.4 85.5
Bauchi 3.18 5.30 7.41 9.53 11.6 13.8 15.9 18.0 19.9 21.8 23.8 25.7 27.6 25.2 22.8 20.4 18.0 15.6 15.2 14.8 14.5 14.1 13.7 13.4 13.0
Bayelsa 5.09 4.37 3.64 2.91 2.18 1.46 0.73 0.00 4.70 9.40 14.1 18.8 23.5 24.2 24.9 25.5 26.2 26.9 27.7 28.5 29.3 30.1 30.9 31.7 32.6
Benue 6.36 8.03 9.69 11.4 13.0 14.7 16.4 18.0 17.5 16.9 16.4 15.8 15.3 13.8 12.3 10.8 9.35 7.86 9.45 11.0 12.6 14.2 15.8 17.4 19.0
Borno 34.5 38.0 41.6 45.1 48.7 52.2 55.8 59.3 54.4 49.4 44.5 39.5 34.6 36.7 38.9 41.0 43.1 45.3 47.2 49.1 51.0 52.9 54.8 56.8 58.7
Cross River 29.2 28.3 27.3 26.3 25.4 24.4 23.4 22.5 22.0 21.6 21.2 20.7 20.3 19.6 18.9 18.2 17.6 16.9 17.2 17.5 17.9 18.2 18.6 18.9 19.2
Delta 11.2 16.2 21.3 26.3 31.3 36.4 41.4 46.5 45.3 44.1 42.9 41.7 40.5 42.6 44.7 46.8 48.9 51.0 52.0 53.0 54.0 54.9 55.9 56.9 57.9
Ebonyi 49.2 48.6 47.9 47.2 46.6 45.9 45.3 44.6 41.1 37.5 34.0 30.5 27.0 39.0 51.1 63.1 75.2 87.2 86.6 86.0 85.4 84.8 84.2 83.6 83.0
Edo 43.9 43.9 43.8 43.7 43.7 43.6 43.5 43.5 44.0 44.5 44.9 45.4 45.9 47.9 49.8 51.8 53.8 55.7 56.8 57.9 59.0 60.2 61.3 62.4 63.5
Ekiti 14.3 22.9 31.5 40.1 48.6 57.2 65.8 74.4 67.2 60.0 52.7 45.5 38.3 45.8 53.3 60.9 68.4 75.9 77.0 78.1 79.2 80.3 81.4 82.5 83.5
Enugu 4.33 12.4 20.5 28.6 36.7 44.8 52.9 61.0 54.5 47.9 41.3 34.8 28.2 36.5 44.7 53.0 61.2 69.5 71.2 72.8 74.5 76.2 77.8 79.5 81.2
Gombe 8.48 10.6 12.6 14.7 16.8 18.9 20.9 23.0 22.7 22.4 22.1 21.8 21.5 23.3 25.1 26.8 28.6 30.4 29.0 27.6 26.2 24.8 23.4 22.0 20.6
Imo 0.01 2.10 4.19 6.28 19.3 32.4 45.5 58.5 50.3 42.0 33.7 25.5 17.2 23.8 30.3 36.9 43.5 50.1 53.0 55.9 58.8 61.8 64.7 67.6 70.5
Jigawa 0.01 1.06 2.10 3.15 4.66 6.16 7.67 9.17 8.68 8.19 7.70 7.21 6.72 7.26 7.80 8.33 8.87 9.41 10.3 11.2 12.1 13.1 14.0 14.9 15.8
Kaduna 17.2 20.6 24.1 27.6 31.1 34.6 38.0 41.5 39.6 37.7 35.7 33.8 31.8 34.2 36.5 38.8 41.1 43.4 43.2 43.1 42.9 42.7 42.5 42.3 42.1
Kano 41.3 40.2 39.1 37.9 36.8 35.6 34.5 33.4 32.0 30.5 29.1 27.7 26.3 29.9 33.5 37.0 40.6 44.2 44.1 44.1 44.0 43.9 43.8 43.8 43.7
Katsina 11.6 13.8 16.1 18.3 20.5 22.7 24.9 27.2 25.7 24.3 22.9 21.5 20.1 19.7 19.3 18.9 18.4 18.0 18.9 19.8 20.7 21.6 22.5 23.4 24.3
Kebbi 0.01 2.43 4.85 7.27 12.0 16.7 21.4 26.1 24.9 23.8 22.6 21.5 20.3 19.9 19.5 19.1 18.8 18.4 18.0 17.6 17.2 16.9 16.5 16.1 15.8
Kogi 37.7 35.9 34.1 32.3 30.4 28.6 26.8 24.9 26.9 28.9 30.9 32.9 34.9 36.1 37.2 38.4 39.6 40.8 39.7 38.7 37.7 36.7 35.6 34.6 33.6
Kwara 53.6 52.9 52.2 51.5 50.8 50.2 49.5 48.8 46.7 44.5 42.4 40.2 38.1 42.4 46.7 51.0 55.3 59.6 62.9 66.2 69.6 72.9 76.2 79.6 82.9
Lagos 81.1 83.3 85.5 87.6 89.8 92.0 94.2 96.4 95.3 94.1 93.0 91.9 90.8 92.6 94.5 96.3 98.2 100 99.5 98.9 98.4 97.8 97.3 96.7 96.2
Nassarawa 14.3 16.0 17.7 19.4 21.1 22.8 24.5 26.2 24.0 21.8 19.5 17.3 15.1 15.7 16.3 16.9 17.5 18.2 21.3 24.5 27.7 30.9 34.1 37.3 40.5
Niger 62.1 55.5 49.0 42.4 35.8 29.3 22.7 16.1 17.4 18.7 20.0 21.3 22.6 21.4 20.3 19.1 17.9 16.7 18.2 19.7 21.2 22.7 24.2 25.7 27.2
Ogun 78.2 72.8 67.3 61.9 56.5 51.0 45.6 40.2 37.1 33.9 30.8 27.7 24.6 29.6 34.7 39.7 44.8 49.8 49.6 49.3 49.1 48.8 48.6 48.4 48.1
Ondo 4.92 11.8 18.8 25.7 32.6 39.5 46.4 53.3 50.0 46.7 43.4 40.1 36.8 39.4 42.0 44.5 47.1 49.7 50.5 51.3 52.0 52.8 53.5 54.3 55.0
Osun 7.44 14.7 22.0 29.3 36.5 43.8 51.1 58.4 59.4 60.4 61.5 62.5 63.5 66.6 69.8 72.9 76.0 79.1 78.3 77.5 76.7 75.9 75.1 74.3 73.5
Oyo 29.0 34.8 40.6 46.4 52.2 58.0 63.8 69.6 63.4 57.2 51.1 44.9 38.7 44.9 51.2 57.4 63.6 69.9 72.0 74.1 76.2 78.4 80.5 82.6 84.7
Plateau 16.6 18.2 19.7 21.2 22.7 24.3 25.8 27.3 25.9 24.4 22.9 21.5 20.0 20.5 20.9 21.4 21.8 22.3 23.3 24.4 25.4 26.5 27.6 28.6 29.7
Rivers 5.83 8.97 12.1 15.2 18.4 21.5 24.6 27.8 28.4 29.1 29.8 30.5 31.2 34.8 38.4 42.0 45.6 49.2 49.9 50.6 51.3 52.0 52.7 53.4 54.2
Sokoto 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.4 13.7 14.0 14.2 14.5 15.8 17.1 18.5 19.8 21.1 20.8 20.5 20.1 19.8 19.5 19.2 18.9
Taraba 50.2 45.7 41.1 36.6 32.1 27.5 23.0 18.5 18.6 18.8 18.9 19.0 19.2 18.4 17.5 16.7 15.9 15.1 15.9 16.8 17.7 18.5 19.4 20.2 21.1
Yobe 45.8 42.5 39.3 36.1 32.9 29.6 26.4 23.2 24.7 26.2 27.7 29.2 30.7 28.9 27.1 25.2 23.4 21.6 21.5 21.5 21.4 21.3 21.3 21.2 21.1
Zamfora 0.01 3.23 6.44 9.66 14.3 18.8 23.4 28.0 24.3 20.5 16.7 13.0 9.20 10.9 12.6 14.2 15.9 17.6 19.7 21.8 23.8 25.9 28.0 30.1 32.2
Lighter numbers are estimates