Ilesha, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ilesha, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ilesha in 2021 is 371,000, a 3.92% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Ilesha in 2020 was 357,000, a 3.78% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ilesha in 2019 was 344,000, a 3.93% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Ilesha in 2018 was 331,000, a 3.44% 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
Ilesha - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 371,000 3.92%
2020 357,000 3.78%
2019 344,000 3.93%
2018 331,000 3.44%
2017 320,000 3.90%
2016 308,000 3.70%
2015 297,000 3.85%
2014 286,000 3.62%
2013 276,000 3.76%
2012 266,000 3.91%
2011 256,000 3.64%
2010 247,000 3.78%
2009 238,000 3.93%
2008 229,000 3.62%
2007 221,000 3.76%
2006 213,000 3.40%
2005 206,000 4.04%
2004 198,000 3.66%
2003 191,000 3.80%
2002 184,000 3.95%
2001 177,000 3.51%
2000 171,000 3.64%
1999 165,000 3.77%
1998 159,000 3.92%
1997 153,000 3.38%
1996 148,000 3.50%
1995 143,000 3.62%
1994 138,000 3.76%
1993 133,000 3.91%
1992 128,000 4.07%
1991 123,000 3.36%
1990 119,000 0.85%
1989 118,000 0.00%
1988 118,000 0.85%
1987 117,000 0.00%
1986 117,000 0.86%
1985 116,000 0.00%
1984 116,000 0.87%
1983 115,000 0.00%
1982 115,000 0.88%
1981 114,000 0.00%
1980 114,000 0.00%
1979 114,000 0.88%
1978 113,000 0.00%
1977 113,000 0.89%
1976 112,000 0.00%
1975 112,000 0.00%
1974 112,000 0.90%
1973 111,000 0.00%
1972 111,000 0.91%
1971 110,000 0.00%
1970 110,000 0.00%
1969 110,000 0.92%
1968 109,000 0.00%
1967 109,000 0.93%
1966 108,000 0.00%
1965 108,000 0.93%
1964 107,000 0.00%
1963 107,000 0.94%
1962 106,000 0.00%
1961 106,000 0.95%
1960 105,000 5.00%
1959 100,000 5.26%
1958 95,000 5.56%
1957 90,000 4.65%
1956 86,000 4.88%
1955 82,000 5.13%
1954 78,000 5.41%
1953 74,000 5.71%
1952 70,000 4.48%
1951 67,000 6.35%
1950 63,000 0.00%