Abeokuta, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Abeokuta, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Abeokuta in 2022 is 557,000, a 2.39% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Abeokuta in 2021 was 544,000, a 2.06% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Abeokuta in 2020 was 533,000, a 1.72% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Abeokuta in 2019 was 524,000, a 1.55% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 15,388,000
Kano 4,219,000
Ibadan 3,756,000
Abuja 3,652,000
Port Harcourt 3,325,000
Benin City 1,841,000
Onitsha 1,553,000
Uyo 1,265,000
Nnewi 1,177,000
Kaduna 1,158,000
Aba 1,150,000
Ikorodu 1,041,000
Ilorin 1,000,000
Owerri 945,000
Warri 943,000
Jos 942,000
Umuahia 861,000
Maiduguri 822,000
Enugu 820,000
Lokoja 791,000
Oshogbo 750,000
Zaria 749,000
Akure 717,000
Sokoto 685,000
Bauchi 645,000
Abakaliki 632,000
Calabar 631,000
Ogbomosho 602,000
Abeokuta 557,000
Gombe 551,000
Ado-Ekiti 516,000
Katsina 505,000
Okene 494,000
Okpogho 484,000
Potiskum 483,000
Igbidu 479,000
Minna 479,000
Gwagwalada 475,000
Gboko 472,000
Ondo 460,000
Oyo 456,000
Makurdi 438,000
Ikot Ekpene 415,000
Saki 414,000
Effon Alaiye 410,000
Ife 397,000
Birnin Kebbi 396,000
Ilesha 385,000
Ijebu-Ode 368,000
Lafia 361,000
Abeokuta - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 557,000 2.39%
2021 544,000 2.06%
2020 533,000 1.72%
2019 524,000 1.55%
2018 516,000 1.57%
2017 508,000 1.40%
2016 501,000 1.42%
2015 494,000 1.44%
2014 487,000 1.46%
2013 480,000 1.48%
2012 473,000 1.28%
2011 467,000 1.52%
2010 460,000 1.55%
2009 453,000 1.34%
2008 447,000 1.36%
2007 441,000 1.61%
2006 434,000 1.40%
2005 428,000 1.42%
2004 422,000 1.44%
2003 416,000 1.46%
2002 410,000 1.23%
2001 405,000 1.50%
2000 399,000 1.53%
1999 393,000 1.29%
1998 388,000 1.57%
1997 382,000 1.33%
1996 377,000 1.62%
1995 371,000 1.37%
1994 366,000 1.39%
1993 361,000 1.40%
1992 356,000 1.71%
1991 350,000 2.34%
1990 342,000 2.40%
1989 334,000 2.14%
1988 327,000 2.51%
1987 319,000 2.24%
1986 312,000 2.30%
1985 305,000 2.35%
1984 298,000 2.05%
1983 292,000 2.46%
1982 285,000 2.15%
1981 279,000 2.20%
1980 273,000 2.25%
1979 267,000 2.30%
1978 261,000 2.35%
1977 255,000 2.41%
1976 249,000 2.05%
1975 244,000 2.52%
1974 238,000 2.15%
1973 233,000 2.19%
1972 228,000 2.24%
1971 223,000 2.29%
1970 218,000 2.35%
1969 213,000 2.40%
1968 208,000 2.46%
1967 203,000 2.01%
1966 199,000 2.58%
1965 194,000 2.11%
1964 190,000 3.83%
1963 183,000 7.65%
1962 170,000 7.59%
1961 158,000 8.22%
1960 146,000 7.35%
1959 136,000 7.94%
1958 126,000 7.69%
1957 117,000 7.34%
1956 109,000 7.92%
1955 101,000 7.45%
1954 94,000 8.05%
1953 87,000 4.82%
1952 83,000 2.47%
1951 81,000 2.53%
1950 79,000 0.00%