Oyo, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Oyo, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Oyo in 2022 is 456,000, a 3.4% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Oyo in 2021 was 441,000, a 3.04% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Oyo in 2020 was 428,000, a 3.13% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Oyo in 2019 was 415,000, a 2.98% 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
Oyo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 456,000 3.40%
2021 441,000 3.04%
2020 428,000 3.13%
2019 415,000 2.98%
2018 403,000 2.81%
2017 392,000 2.89%
2016 381,000 2.70%
2015 371,000 3.06%
2014 360,000 2.86%
2013 350,000 2.64%
2012 341,000 3.02%
2011 331,000 2.80%
2010 322,000 2.88%
2009 313,000 2.96%
2008 304,000 2.70%
2007 296,000 2.78%
2006 288,000 2.86%
2005 280,000 2.94%
2004 272,000 3.03%
2003 264,000 2.72%
2002 257,000 2.80%
2001 250,000 2.88%
2000 243,000 2.97%
1999 236,000 2.61%
1998 230,000 3.14%
1997 223,000 2.76%
1996 217,000 2.84%
1995 211,000 2.93%
1994 205,000 3.02%
1993 199,000 2.58%
1992 194,000 3.19%
1991 188,000 2.73%
1990 183,000 2.81%
1989 178,000 2.30%
1988 174,000 2.35%
1987 170,000 3.03%
1986 165,000 2.48%
1985 161,000 2.55%
1984 157,000 2.61%
1983 153,000 2.68%
1982 149,000 2.05%
1981 146,000 2.82%
1980 142,000 2.90%
1979 138,000 2.22%
1978 135,000 2.27%
1977 132,000 3.13%
1976 128,000 2.40%
1975 125,000 2.46%
1974 122,000 2.52%
1973 119,000 2.59%
1972 116,000 2.65%
1971 113,000 2.73%
1970 110,000 2.80%
1969 107,000 1.90%
1968 105,000 2.94%
1967 102,000 2.00%
1966 100,000 3.09%
1965 97,000 2.11%
1964 95,000 2.15%
1963 93,000 2.20%
1962 91,000 3.41%
1961 88,000 2.33%
1960 86,000 2.38%
1959 84,000 2.44%
1958 82,000 2.50%
1957 80,000 2.56%
1956 78,000 1.30%
1955 77,000 2.67%
1954 75,000 2.74%
1953 73,000 2.82%
1952 71,000 1.43%
1951 70,000 1.45%
1950 69,000 0.00%