Ife, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ife, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ife in 2021 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Ife in 2018 was 356,000, a 2.59% 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
Ife - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%