Ibadan, Nigeria Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ibadan, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Ibadan in 2020 is 3,552,000, a 2.54% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Ibadan in 2019 was 3,464,000, a 2.39% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Ibadan in 2018 was 3,383,000, a 2.33% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Ibadan in 2017 was 3,306,000, a 2.32% 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
Ibadan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 3,552,000 2.54%
2019 3,464,000 2.39%
2018 3,383,000 2.33%
2017 3,306,000 2.32%
2016 3,231,000 2.34%
2015 3,157,000 2.33%
2014 3,085,000 2.32%
2013 3,015,000 2.31%
2012 2,947,000 2.33%
2011 2,880,000 2.35%
2010 2,814,000 2.33%
2009 2,750,000 2.31%
2008 2,688,000 2.32%
2007 2,627,000 2.34%
2006 2,567,000 2.31%
2005 2,509,000 2.32%
2004 2,452,000 2.34%
2003 2,396,000 2.35%
2002 2,341,000 2.32%
2001 2,288,000 2.33%
2000 2,236,000 2.33%
1999 2,185,000 2.29%
1998 2,136,000 2.35%
1997 2,087,000 2.30%
1996 2,040,000 2.36%
1995 1,993,000 2.31%
1994 1,948,000 2.31%
1993 1,904,000 2.31%
1992 1,861,000 2.99%
1991 1,807,000 3.91%
1990 1,739,000 3.88%
1989 1,674,000 3.91%
1988 1,611,000 3.87%
1987 1,551,000 3.95%
1986 1,492,000 3.90%
1985 1,436,000 3.83%
1984 1,383,000 3.91%
1983 1,331,000 3.90%
1982 1,281,000 3.89%
1981 1,233,000 3.96%
1980 1,186,000 3.85%
1979 1,142,000 3.91%
1978 1,099,000 3.88%
1977 1,058,000 3.93%
1976 1,018,000 3.88%
1975 980,000 3.92%
1974 943,000 3.85%
1973 908,000 3.89%
1972 874,000 3.92%
1971 841,000 3.96%
1970 809,000 3.85%
1969 779,000 3.87%
1968 750,000 4.02%
1967 721,000 3.89%
1966 694,000 3.89%
1965 668,000 3.89%
1964 643,000 3.54%
1963 621,000 2.99%
1962 603,000 2.90%
1961 586,000 2.81%
1960 570,000 3.07%
1959 553,000 2.79%
1958 538,000 3.07%
1957 522,000 2.96%
1956 507,000 2.84%
1955 493,000 2.92%
1954 479,000 3.01%
1953 465,000 1.75%
1952 457,000 0.66%
1951 454,000 0.89%
1950 450,000 0.00%