Kaduna, Nigeria Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kaduna, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Kaduna in 2019 is 1,097,000, a 1.29% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Kaduna in 2018 was 1,083,000, a 1.12% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Kaduna in 2017 was 1,071,000, a 1.23% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Kaduna in 2016 was 1,058,000, a 1.15% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 13,904,000
Kano 3,906,000
Ibadan 3,464,000
Abuja 3,095,000
Port Harcourt 2,873,000
Benin City 1,676,000
Onitsha 1,349,000
Kaduna 1,097,000
Uyo 1,073,000
Aba 1,051,000
Nnewi 989,000
Ilorin 929,000
Ikorodu 887,000
Jos 876,000
Owerri 839,000
Warri 814,000
Maiduguri 772,000
Enugu 752,000
Umuahia 732,000
Zaria 719,000
Oshogbo 699,000
Lokoja 643,000
Akure 642,000
Sokoto 622,000
Bauchi 576,000
Calabar 555,000
Abakaliki 543,000
Ogbomosho 527,000
Abeokuta 524,000
Gombe 489,000
Ado-Ekiti 463,000
Katsina 453,000
Okene 452,000
Igbidu 441,000
Minna 434,000
Gboko 428,000
Ondo 420,000
Okpogho 419,000
Oyo 415,000
Potiskum 398,000
Makurdi 393,000
Gwagwalada 378,000
Effon Alaiye 371,000
Ikot Ekpene 367,000
Ife 365,000
Saki 358,000
Birnin Kebbi 352,000
Ilesha 344,000
Ijebu-Ode 334,000
Lafia 325,000
Kaduna - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,097,000 1.29%
2018 1,083,000 1.12%
2017 1,071,000 1.23%
2016 1,058,000 1.15%
2015 1,046,000 1.16%
2014 1,034,000 1.08%
2013 1,023,000 1.19%
2012 1,011,000 1.20%
2011 999,000 1.11%
2010 988,000 1.13%
2009 977,000 1.14%
2008 966,000 1.15%
2007 955,000 1.17%
2006 944,000 1.18%
2005 933,000 1.19%
2004 922,000 1.10%
2003 912,000 1.22%
2002 901,000 1.12%
2001 891,000 1.14%
2000 881,000 1.15%
1999 871,000 1.16%
1998 861,000 1.18%
1997 851,000 1.19%
1996 841,000 1.08%
1995 832,000 1.22%
1994 822,000 1.11%
1993 813,000 1.25%
1992 803,000 1.13%
1991 794,000 1.15%
1990 785,000 6.80%
1989 735,000 6.83%
1988 688,000 6.67%
1987 645,000 6.79%
1986 604,000 6.90%
1985 565,000 6.81%
1984 529,000 6.65%
1983 496,000 6.90%
1982 464,000 6.67%
1981 435,000 6.88%
1980 407,000 6.82%
1979 381,000 6.72%
1978 357,000 6.89%
1977 334,000 6.71%
1976 313,000 6.83%
1975 293,000 6.93%
1974 274,000 6.61%
1973 257,000 6.64%
1972 241,000 7.11%
1971 225,000 6.64%
1970 211,000 5.50%
1969 200,000 5.26%
1968 190,000 4.97%
1967 181,000 5.23%
1966 172,000 5.52%
1965 163,000 5.16%
1964 155,000 7.64%
1963 144,000 13.39%
1962 127,000 13.39%
1961 112,000 13.13%
1960 99,000 13.79%
1959 87,000 12.99%
1958 77,000 13.24%
1957 68,000 13.33%
1956 60,000 13.21%
1955 53,000 12.77%
1954 47,000 14.63%
1953 41,000 7.89%
1952 38,000 5.56%
1951 36,000 2.86%
1950 35,000 0.00%