Katsina, Nigeria Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Katsina, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Katsina in 2020 is 470,000, a 3.75% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Katsina in 2019 was 453,000, a 3.42% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Katsina in 2018 was 438,000, a 3.55% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Katsina in 2017 was 423,000, a 3.42% 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
Katsina - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 470,000 3.75%
2019 453,000 3.42%
2018 438,000 3.55%
2017 423,000 3.42%
2016 409,000 3.54%
2015 395,000 3.67%
2014 381,000 3.53%
2013 368,000 3.37%
2012 356,000 3.49%
2011 344,000 3.61%
2010 332,000 3.43%
2009 321,000 3.55%
2008 310,000 3.68%
2007 299,000 3.46%
2006 289,000 3.58%
2005 279,000 3.33%
2004 270,000 3.45%
2003 261,000 3.57%
2002 252,000 3.70%
2001 243,000 3.40%
2000 235,000 3.52%
1999 227,000 3.65%
1998 219,000 3.30%
1997 212,000 3.41%
1996 205,000 3.54%
1995 198,000 3.66%
1994 191,000 3.80%
1993 184,000 3.37%
1992 178,000 3.49%
1991 172,000 3.61%
1990 166,000 3.11%
1989 161,000 3.21%
1988 156,000 3.31%
1987 151,000 3.42%
1986 146,000 3.55%
1985 141,000 2.92%
1984 137,000 3.79%
1983 132,000 3.13%
1982 128,000 3.23%
1981 124,000 3.33%
1980 120,000 3.45%
1979 116,000 2.65%
1978 113,000 3.67%
1977 109,000 2.83%
1976 106,000 3.92%
1975 102,000 3.03%
1974 99,000 3.13%
1973 96,000 3.23%
1972 93,000 3.33%
1971 90,000 3.45%
1970 87,000 2.35%
1969 85,000 3.66%
1968 82,000 2.50%
1967 80,000 2.56%
1966 78,000 4.00%
1965 75,000 2.74%
1964 73,000 2.82%
1963 71,000 2.90%
1962 69,000 2.99%
1961 67,000 3.08%
1960 65,000 3.17%
1959 63,000 1.61%
1958 62,000 3.33%
1957 60,000 3.45%
1956 58,000 1.75%
1955 57,000 3.64%
1954 55,000 3.77%
1953 53,000 3.92%
1952 51,000 6.25%
1951 48,000 6.67%
1950 45,000 0.00%