Oyo, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Oyo, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Oyo in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Oyo in 2018 was 403,000, a 2.81% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Oyo in 2017 was 392,000, a 2.89% 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
Oyo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%