Ife, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ife, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ife in 2022 is 397,000, a 3.12% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Ife in 2021 was 385,000, a 2.94% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Ife in 2020 was 374,000, a 2.47% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ife in 2019 was 365,000, a 2.53% 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
Ife - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 397,000 3.12%
2021 385,000 2.94%
2020 374,000 2.47%
2019 365,000 2.53%
2018 356,000 2.59%
2017 347,000 2.36%
2016 339,000 2.42%
2015 331,000 2.48%
2014 323,000 2.54%
2013 315,000 2.27%
2012 308,000 2.67%
2011 300,000 2.39%
2010 293,000 2.45%
2009 286,000 2.51%
2008 279,000 2.57%
2007 272,000 2.26%
2006 266,000 2.31%
2005 260,000 2.77%
2004 253,000 2.43%
2003 247,000 2.49%
2002 241,000 2.12%
2001 236,000 2.61%
2000 230,000 2.68%
1999 224,000 2.28%
1998 219,000 2.34%
1997 214,000 2.39%
1996 209,000 2.96%
1995 203,000 2.01%
1994 199,000 2.58%
1993 194,000 2.65%
1992 189,000 2.72%
1991 184,000 2.22%
1990 180,000 2.27%
1989 176,000 2.33%
1988 172,000 2.38%
1987 168,000 1.82%
1986 165,000 2.48%
1985 161,000 2.55%
1984 157,000 1.95%
1983 154,000 1.99%
1982 151,000 2.72%
1981 147,000 2.08%
1980 144,000 2.13%
1979 141,000 2.17%
1978 138,000 2.22%
1977 135,000 2.27%
1976 132,000 2.33%
1975 129,000 2.38%
1974 126,000 2.44%
1973 123,000 2.50%
1972 120,000 1.69%
1971 118,000 2.61%
1970 115,000 0.00%
1969 115,000 0.00%
1968 115,000 0.88%
1967 114,000 0.00%
1966 114,000 0.00%
1965 114,000 0.00%
1964 114,000 0.88%
1963 113,000 0.00%
1962 113,000 0.00%
1961 113,000 0.00%
1960 113,000 0.89%
1959 112,000 0.00%
1958 112,000 0.00%
1957 112,000 0.00%
1956 112,000 0.90%
1955 111,000 0.00%
1954 111,000 0.00%
1953 111,000 0.91%
1952 110,000 0.92%
1951 109,000 1.87%
1950 107,000 0.00%