Gwagwalada, Nigeria Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Gwagwalada, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Gwagwalada in 2020 is 410,000, a 8.47% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Gwagwalada in 2019 was 378,000, a 8.93% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Gwagwalada in 2018 was 347,000, a 9.12% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Gwagwalada in 2017 was 318,000, a 8.9% 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
Gwagwalada - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 410,000 8.47%
2019 378,000 8.93%
2018 347,000 9.12%
2017 318,000 8.90%
2016 292,000 9.36%
2015 267,000 8.98%
2014 245,000 8.89%
2013 225,000 9.22%
2012 206,000 8.99%
2011 189,000 9.25%
2010 173,000 8.81%
2009 159,000 9.66%
2008 145,000 9.02%
2007 133,000 9.02%
2006 122,000 8.93%
2005 112,000 8.74%
2004 103,000 9.57%
2003 94,000 9.30%
2002 86,000 8.86%
2001 79,000 8.22%
2000 73,000 10.61%
1999 66,000 8.20%
1998 61,000 8.93%
1997 56,000 9.80%
1996 51,000 8.51%
1995 47,000 9.30%
1994 43,000 10.26%
1993 39,000 8.33%
1992 36,000 9.09%
1991 33,000 10.00%
1990 30,000 3.45%
1989 29,000 7.41%
1988 27,000 3.85%
1987 26,000 8.33%
1986 24,000 4.35%
1985 23,000 4.55%
1984 22,000 4.76%
1983 21,000 5.00%
1982 20,000 5.26%
1981 19,000 5.56%
1980 18,000 5.88%
1979 17,000 6.25%
1978 16,000 6.67%
1977 15,000 7.14%
1976 14,000 0.00%
1975 14,000 7.69%
1974 13,000 8.33%
1973 12,000 9.09%
1972 11,000 0.00%
1971 11,000 10.00%
1970 10,000 0.00%
1969 10,000 11.11%
1968 9,000 0.00%
1967 9,000 12.50%
1966 8,000 0.00%
1965 8,000 14.29%
1964 7,000 0.00%
1963 7,000 0.00%
1962 7,000 16.67%
1961 6,000 0.00%
1960 6,000 0.00%
1959 6,000 20.00%
1958 5,000 0.00%
1957 5,000 0.00%
1956 5,000 0.00%
1955 5,000 25.00%
1954 4,000 0.00%
1953 4,000 0.00%
1952 4,000 0.00%
1951 4,000 33.33%
1950 3,000 0.00%