Lokoja, Nigeria Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Lokoja, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Lokoja in 2019 is 643,000, a 7.71% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Lokoja in 2018 was 597,000, a 8.15% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Lokoja in 2017 was 552,000, a 8.02% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Lokoja in 2016 was 511,000, a 8.03% 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
Lokoja - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 643,000 7.71%
2018 597,000 8.15%
2017 552,000 8.02%
2016 511,000 8.03%
2015 473,000 7.99%
2014 438,000 7.88%
2013 406,000 7.98%
2012 376,000 8.05%
2011 348,000 8.07%
2010 322,000 8.05%
2009 298,000 7.97%
2008 276,000 7.81%
2007 256,000 8.02%
2006 237,000 8.22%
2005 219,000 7.88%
2004 203,000 7.98%
2003 188,000 8.05%
2002 174,000 8.07%
2001 161,000 8.05%
2000 149,000 7.97%
1999 138,000 7.81%
1998 128,000 8.47%
1997 118,000 7.27%
1996 110,000 7.84%
1995 102,000 8.51%
1994 94,000 8.05%
1993 87,000 7.41%
1992 81,000 8.00%
1991 75,000 8.70%
1990 69,000 4.55%
1989 66,000 4.76%
1988 63,000 5.00%
1987 60,000 5.26%
1986 57,000 3.64%
1985 55,000 5.77%
1984 52,000 4.00%
1983 50,000 6.38%
1982 47,000 4.44%
1981 45,000 4.65%
1980 43,000 4.88%
1979 41,000 5.13%
1978 39,000 5.41%
1977 37,000 2.78%
1976 36,000 5.88%
1975 34,000 3.03%
1974 33,000 6.45%
1973 31,000 3.33%
1972 30,000 7.14%
1971 28,000 3.70%
1970 27,000 3.85%
1969 26,000 8.33%
1968 24,000 4.35%
1967 23,000 4.55%
1966 22,000 4.76%
1965 21,000 5.00%
1964 20,000 5.26%
1963 19,000 5.56%
1962 18,000 5.88%
1961 17,000 0.00%
1960 17,000 6.25%
1959 16,000 0.00%
1958 16,000 6.67%
1957 15,000 0.00%
1956 15,000 7.14%
1955 14,000 0.00%
1954 14,000 7.69%
1953 13,000 0.00%
1952 13,000 8.33%
1951 12,000 0.00%
1950 12,000 0.00%