Oshogbo, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Oshogbo, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Oshogbo in 2022 is 750,000, a 2.6% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Oshogbo in 2021 was 731,000, a 2.38% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Oshogbo in 2020 was 714,000, a 2.15% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Oshogbo in 2019 was 699,000, a 1.9% 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
Oshogbo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 750,000 2.60%
2021 731,000 2.38%
2020 714,000 2.15%
2019 699,000 1.90%
2018 686,000 1.93%
2017 673,000 1.82%
2016 661,000 1.85%
2015 649,000 1.88%
2014 637,000 1.92%
2013 625,000 1.79%
2012 614,000 1.82%
2011 603,000 1.86%
2010 592,000 1.89%
2009 581,000 1.75%
2008 571,000 1.96%
2007 560,000 1.82%
2006 550,000 1.85%
2005 540,000 1.89%
2004 530,000 1.73%
2003 521,000 1.96%
2002 511,000 1.79%
2001 502,000 1.83%
2000 493,000 1.86%
1999 484,000 1.89%
1998 475,000 1.93%
1997 466,000 1.75%
1996 458,000 1.78%
1995 450,000 1.81%
1994 442,000 2.08%
1993 433,000 1.64%
1992 426,000 2.16%
1991 417,000 2.46%
1990 407,000 2.52%
1989 397,000 2.58%
1988 387,000 2.38%
1987 378,000 2.72%
1986 368,000 2.51%
1985 359,000 2.28%
1984 351,000 2.63%
1983 342,000 2.40%
1982 334,000 2.45%
1981 326,000 2.52%
1980 318,000 2.58%
1979 310,000 2.65%
1978 302,000 2.37%
1977 295,000 2.43%
1976 288,000 2.49%
1975 281,000 2.55%
1974 274,000 2.62%
1973 267,000 2.30%
1972 261,000 2.76%
1971 254,000 2.42%
1970 248,000 2.48%
1969 242,000 2.54%
1968 236,000 2.61%
1967 230,000 2.22%
1966 225,000 2.74%
1965 219,000 2.34%
1964 214,000 3.38%
1963 207,000 5.08%
1962 197,000 5.35%
1961 187,000 5.06%
1960 178,000 5.33%
1959 169,000 4.97%
1958 161,000 5.23%
1957 153,000 4.79%
1956 146,000 5.04%
1955 139,000 5.30%
1954 132,000 4.76%
1953 126,000 4.13%
1952 121,000 2.54%
1951 118,000 3.51%
1950 114,000 0.00%