Uyo, Nigeria Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Uyo, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Uyo in 2020 is 1,136,000, a 5.87% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Uyo in 2019 was 1,073,000, a 6.03% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Uyo in 2018 was 1,012,000, a 6.08% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Uyo in 2017 was 954,000, a 6% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 14,368,000
Kano 3,999,000
Ibadan 3,552,000
Abuja 3,278,000
Port Harcourt 3,020,000
Benin City 1,727,000
Onitsha 1,415,000
Uyo 1,136,000
Kaduna 1,113,000
Aba 1,081,000
Nnewi 1,051,000
Ilorin 950,000
Ikorodu 938,000
Jos 895,000
Owerri 873,000
Warri 856,000
Maiduguri 786,000
Umuahia 774,000
Enugu 773,000
Zaria 726,000
Oshogbo 714,000
Lokoja 692,000
Akure 666,000
Sokoto 641,000
Bauchi 598,000
Calabar 579,000
Abakaliki 572,000
Ogbomosho 551,000
Abeokuta 533,000
Gombe 509,000
Ado-Ekiti 480,000
Katsina 470,000
Okene 465,000
Igbidu 453,000
Minna 448,000
Gboko 442,000
Okpogho 440,000
Ondo 432,000
Oyo 428,000
Potiskum 426,000
Gwagwalada 410,000
Makurdi 407,000
Effon Alaiye 384,000
Ikot Ekpene 383,000
Saki 376,000
Ife 374,000
Birnin Kebbi 366,000
Ilesha 357,000
Ijebu-Ode 345,000
Lafia 336,000
Uyo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,136,000 5.87%
2019 1,073,000 6.03%
2018 1,012,000 6.08%
2017 954,000 6.00%
2016 900,000 6.13%
2015 848,000 6.13%
2014 799,000 5.97%
2013 754,000 6.20%
2012 710,000 5.97%
2011 670,000 6.18%
2010 631,000 6.05%
2009 595,000 6.06%
2008 561,000 6.05%
2007 529,000 6.01%
2006 499,000 6.17%
2005 470,000 6.09%
2004 443,000 5.98%
2003 418,000 6.09%
2002 394,000 6.20%
2001 371,000 6.00%
2000 350,000 6.06%
1999 330,000 6.11%
1998 311,000 6.14%
1997 293,000 6.16%
1996 276,000 5.75%
1995 261,000 6.10%
1994 246,000 6.03%
1993 232,000 6.42%
1992 218,000 5.83%
1991 206,000 6.19%
1990 194,000 8.99%
1989 178,000 9.20%
1988 163,000 9.40%
1987 149,000 9.56%
1986 136,000 8.80%
1985 125,000 9.65%
1984 114,000 9.62%
1983 104,000 9.47%
1982 95,000 9.20%
1981 87,000 8.75%
1980 80,000 9.59%
1979 73,000 8.96%
1978 67,000 9.84%
1977 61,000 8.93%
1976 56,000 9.80%
1975 51,000 8.51%
1974 47,000 9.30%
1973 43,000 10.26%
1972 39,000 8.33%
1971 36,000 9.09%
1970 33,000 10.00%
1969 30,000 7.14%
1968 28,000 12.00%
1967 25,000 8.70%
1966 23,000 9.52%
1965 21,000 10.53%
1964 19,000 5.56%
1963 18,000 12.50%
1962 16,000 6.67%
1961 15,000 15.38%
1960 13,000 8.33%
1959 12,000 9.09%
1958 11,000 10.00%
1957 10,000 0.00%
1956 10,000 11.11%
1955 9,000 12.50%
1954 8,000 14.29%
1953 7,000 0.00%
1952 7,000 16.67%
1951 6,000 0.00%
1950 6,000 0.00%