Gboko, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Gboko, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Gboko in 2022 is 472,000, a 3.51% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Gboko in 2021 was 456,000, a 3.17% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Gboko in 2020 was 442,000, a 3.27% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Gboko in 2019 was 428,000, a 2.88% 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
Gboko - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 472,000 3.51%
2021 456,000 3.17%
2020 442,000 3.27%
2019 428,000 2.88%
2018 416,000 3.23%
2017 403,000 2.81%
2016 392,000 3.16%
2015 380,000 2.98%
2014 369,000 3.07%
2013 358,000 2.87%
2012 348,000 2.96%
2011 338,000 3.05%
2010 328,000 3.14%
2009 318,000 2.91%
2008 309,000 3.00%
2007 300,000 3.09%
2006 291,000 2.83%
2005 283,000 2.91%
2004 275,000 3.00%
2003 267,000 3.09%
2002 259,000 3.19%
2001 251,000 2.87%
2000 244,000 2.95%
1999 237,000 3.04%
1998 230,000 3.14%
1997 223,000 2.76%
1996 217,000 2.84%
1995 211,000 2.93%
1994 205,000 3.02%
1993 199,000 3.11%
1992 193,000 3.21%
1991 187,000 2.75%
1990 182,000 8.33%
1989 168,000 7.69%
1988 156,000 8.33%
1987 144,000 7.46%
1986 134,000 8.06%
1985 124,000 8.77%
1984 114,000 7.55%
1983 106,000 8.16%
1982 98,000 7.69%
1981 91,000 8.33%
1980 84,000 7.69%
1979 78,000 8.33%
1978 72,000 7.46%
1977 67,000 8.06%
1976 62,000 8.77%
1975 57,000 7.55%
1974 53,000 8.16%
1973 49,000 8.89%
1972 45,000 7.14%
1971 42,000 7.69%
1970 39,000 5.41%
1969 37,000 5.71%
1968 35,000 6.06%
1967 33,000 6.45%
1966 31,000 3.33%
1965 30,000 7.14%
1964 28,000 7.69%
1963 26,000 13.04%
1962 23,000 15.00%
1961 20,000 11.11%
1960 18,000 12.50%
1959 16,000 14.29%
1958 14,000 16.67%
1957 12,000 9.09%
1956 11,000 10.00%
1955 10,000 25.00%
1954 8,000 14.29%
1953 7,000 0.00%
1952 7,000 16.67%
1951 6,000 20.00%
1950 5,000 0.00%