Uyo, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Uyo, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Uyo in 2021 is 1,200,000, a 5.63% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Uyo in 2020 was 1,136,000, a 5.87% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Uyo in 2019 was 1,073,000, a 6.03% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Uyo in 2018 was 1,012,000, a 6.08% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 14,862,000
Kano 4,103,000
Ibadan 3,649,000
Abuja 3,464,000
Port Harcourt 3,171,000
Benin City 1,782,000
Onitsha 1,483,000
Uyo 1,200,000
Kaduna 1,133,000
Aba 1,114,000
Nnewi 1,114,000
Ikorodu 989,000
Ilorin 974,000
Jos 917,000
Owerri 908,000
Warri 899,000
Umuahia 817,000
Maiduguri 803,000
Enugu 795,000
Lokoja 741,000
Zaria 736,000
Oshogbo 731,000
Akure 691,000
Sokoto 662,000
Bauchi 621,000
Calabar 605,000
Abakaliki 602,000
Ogbomosho 577,000
Abeokuta 544,000
Gombe 529,000
Ado-Ekiti 497,000
Katsina 487,000
Okene 478,000
Igbidu 465,000
Minna 463,000
Okpogho 461,000
Gboko 456,000
Potiskum 455,000
Ondo 445,000
Gwagwalada 443,000
Oyo 441,000
Makurdi 422,000
Ikot Ekpene 398,000
Effon Alaiye 396,000
Saki 395,000
Ife 385,000
Birnin Kebbi 381,000
Ilesha 371,000
Ijebu-Ode 356,000
Lafia 348,000
Uyo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,200,000 5.63%
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%