Uyo, Nigeria Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Uyo, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Uyo in 2019 is 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.
  • The population of Uyo in 2016 was 900,000, a 6.13% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 13,904,000
Kano 3,906,000
Ibadan 3,464,000
Abuja 3,095,000
Port Harcourt 2,873,000
Benin City 1,676,000
Onitsha 1,349,000
Kaduna 1,097,000
Uyo 1,073,000
Aba 1,051,000
Nnewi 989,000
Ilorin 929,000
Ikorodu 887,000
Jos 876,000
Owerri 839,000
Warri 814,000
Maiduguri 772,000
Enugu 752,000
Umuahia 732,000
Zaria 719,000
Oshogbo 699,000
Lokoja 643,000
Akure 642,000
Sokoto 622,000
Bauchi 576,000
Calabar 555,000
Abakaliki 543,000
Ogbomosho 527,000
Abeokuta 524,000
Gombe 489,000
Ado-Ekiti 463,000
Katsina 453,000
Okene 452,000
Igbidu 441,000
Minna 434,000
Gboko 428,000
Ondo 420,000
Okpogho 419,000
Oyo 415,000
Potiskum 398,000
Makurdi 393,000
Gwagwalada 378,000
Effon Alaiye 371,000
Ikot Ekpene 367,000
Ife 365,000
Saki 358,000
Birnin Kebbi 352,000
Ilesha 344,000
Ijebu-Ode 334,000
Lafia 325,000
Uyo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%