Okene, Nigeria Metro Area 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 Okene, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Okene in 2020 is 465,000, a 2.88% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Okene in 2019 was 452,000, a 2.73% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Okene in 2018 was 440,000, a 2.56% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Okene in 2017 was 429,000, a 2.63% 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
Okene - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 465,000 2.88%
2019 452,000 2.73%
2018 440,000 2.56%
2017 429,000 2.63%
2016 418,000 2.70%
2015 407,000 2.78%
2014 396,000 2.59%
2013 386,000 2.66%
2012 376,000 2.73%
2011 366,000 2.52%
2010 357,000 2.59%
2009 348,000 2.65%
2008 339,000 2.73%
2007 330,000 2.48%
2006 322,000 2.88%
2005 313,000 2.62%
2004 305,000 2.69%
2003 297,000 2.41%
2002 290,000 2.84%
2001 282,000 2.55%
2000 275,000 18.53%
1999 232,000 18.37%
1998 196,000 18.07%
1997 166,000 18.57%
1996 140,000 18.64%
1995 118,000 18.00%
1994 100,000 19.05%
1993 84,000 18.31%
1992 71,000 18.33%
1991 60,000 17.65%
1990 51,000 2.00%
1989 50,000 0.00%
1988 50,000 2.04%
1987 49,000 2.08%
1986 48,000 0.00%
1985 48,000 2.13%
1984 47,000 0.00%
1983 47,000 2.17%
1982 46,000 0.00%
1981 46,000 2.22%
1980 45,000 2.27%
1979 44,000 0.00%
1978 44,000 2.33%
1977 43,000 0.00%
1976 43,000 2.38%
1975 42,000 0.00%
1974 42,000 2.44%
1973 41,000 0.00%
1972 41,000 2.50%
1971 40,000 0.00%
1970 40,000 0.00%
1969 40,000 2.56%
1968 39,000 0.00%
1967 39,000 2.63%
1966 38,000 0.00%
1965 38,000 2.70%
1964 37,000 0.00%
1963 37,000 2.78%
1962 36,000 0.00%
1961 36,000 0.00%
1960 36,000 2.86%
1959 35,000 0.00%
1958 35,000 2.94%
1957 34,000 0.00%
1956 34,000 0.00%
1955 34,000 3.03%
1954 33,000 0.00%
1953 33,000 3.13%
1952 32,000 0.00%
1951 32,000 0.00%
1950 32,000 0.00%