Akure, Nigeria Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Akure, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Akure in 2019 is 642,000, a 3.72% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Akure in 2018 was 619,000, a 3.69% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Akure in 2017 was 597,000, a 3.65% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Akure in 2016 was 576,000, a 3.6% 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
Akure - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 642,000 3.72%
2018 619,000 3.69%
2017 597,000 3.65%
2016 576,000 3.60%
2015 556,000 3.54%
2014 537,000 3.67%
2013 518,000 3.60%
2012 500,000 3.73%
2011 482,000 3.66%
2010 465,000 3.56%
2009 449,000 3.70%
2008 433,000 3.59%
2007 418,000 3.72%
2006 403,000 3.60%
2005 389,000 3.73%
2004 375,000 3.59%
2003 362,000 3.72%
2002 349,000 3.56%
2001 337,000 3.69%
2000 325,000 3.50%
1999 314,000 3.63%
1998 303,000 3.77%
1997 292,000 3.55%
1996 282,000 3.68%
1995 272,000 3.82%
1994 262,000 3.56%
1993 253,000 3.69%
1992 244,000 3.83%
1991 235,000 4.44%
1990 225,000 4.17%
1989 216,000 4.85%
1988 206,000 4.04%
1987 198,000 4.76%
1986 189,000 4.42%
1985 181,000 4.02%
1984 174,000 4.82%
1983 166,000 4.40%
1982 159,000 3.92%
1981 153,000 4.79%
1980 146,000 4.29%
1979 140,000 4.48%
1978 134,000 4.69%
1977 128,000 4.07%
1976 123,000 4.24%
1975 118,000 4.42%
1974 113,000 4.63%
1973 108,000 4.85%
1972 103,000 4.04%
1971 99,000 4.21%
1970 95,000 4.40%
1969 91,000 4.60%
1968 87,000 4.82%
1967 83,000 3.75%
1966 80,000 5.26%
1965 76,000 4.11%
1964 73,000 4.29%
1963 70,000 6.06%
1962 66,000 6.45%
1961 62,000 5.08%
1960 59,000 5.36%
1959 56,000 5.66%
1958 53,000 6.00%
1957 50,000 6.38%
1956 47,000 4.44%
1955 45,000 7.14%
1954 42,000 5.00%
1953 40,000 5.26%
1952 38,000 5.56%
1951 36,000 5.88%
1950 34,000 0.00%