Katsina, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Katsina, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Katsina in 2022 is 505,000, a 3.7% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Katsina in 2021 was 487,000, a 3.62% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Katsina in 2020 was 470,000, a 3.75% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Katsina in 2019 was 453,000, a 3.42% 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
Katsina - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 505,000 3.70%
2021 487,000 3.62%
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%