Gboko, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Gboko, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Gboko in 2021 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Gboko in 2018 was 416,000, a 3.23% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 14,862,000
Kano 4,103,000
Ibadan 3,649,000
Abuja 3,464,000
Port Harcourt 3,171,000
Benin City 1,782,000
Onitsha 1,483,000
Uyo 1,200,000
Kaduna 1,133,000
Aba 1,114,000
Nnewi 1,114,000
Ikorodu 989,000
Ilorin 974,000
Jos 917,000
Owerri 908,000
Warri 899,000
Umuahia 817,000
Maiduguri 803,000
Enugu 795,000
Lokoja 741,000
Zaria 736,000
Oshogbo 731,000
Akure 691,000
Sokoto 662,000
Bauchi 621,000
Calabar 605,000
Abakaliki 602,000
Ogbomosho 577,000
Abeokuta 544,000
Gombe 529,000
Ado-Ekiti 497,000
Katsina 487,000
Okene 478,000
Igbidu 465,000
Minna 463,000
Okpogho 461,000
Gboko 456,000
Potiskum 455,000
Ondo 445,000
Gwagwalada 443,000
Oyo 441,000
Makurdi 422,000
Ikot Ekpene 398,000
Effon Alaiye 396,000
Saki 395,000
Ife 385,000
Birnin Kebbi 381,000
Ilesha 371,000
Ijebu-Ode 356,000
Lafia 348,000
Gboko - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%