Umuahia, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Umuahia, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Umuahia in 2020 is 774,000, a 5.74% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Umuahia in 2019 was 732,000, a 5.93% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Umuahia in 2018 was 691,000, a 5.98% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Umuahia in 2017 was 652,000, a 6.02% 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
Umuahia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 774,000 5.74%
2019 732,000 5.93%
2018 691,000 5.98%
2017 652,000 6.02%
2016 615,000 6.03%
2015 580,000 6.03%
2014 547,000 6.01%
2013 516,000 5.95%
2012 487,000 5.87%
2011 460,000 5.99%
2010 434,000 6.11%
2009 409,000 5.96%
2008 386,000 6.04%
2007 364,000 5.81%
2006 344,000 6.17%
2005 324,000 5.88%
2004 306,000 5.88%
2003 289,000 6.25%
2002 272,000 5.84%
2001 257,000 5.76%
2000 243,000 6.11%
1999 229,000 6.02%
1998 216,000 5.88%
1997 204,000 6.25%
1996 192,000 6.08%
1995 181,000 5.85%
1994 171,000 6.21%
1993 161,000 5.92%
1992 152,000 5.56%
1991 144,000 5.88%
1990 136,000 6.25%
1989 128,000 5.79%
1988 121,000 6.14%
1987 114,000 6.54%
1986 107,000 5.94%
1985 101,000 5.21%
1984 96,000 6.67%
1983 90,000 5.88%
1982 85,000 6.25%
1981 80,000 5.26%
1980 76,000 5.56%
1979 72,000 5.88%
1978 68,000 6.25%
1977 64,000 6.67%
1976 60,000 5.26%
1975 57,000 7.55%
1974 53,000 6.00%
1973 50,000 4.17%
1972 48,000 6.67%
1971 45,000 7.14%
1970 42,000 5.00%
1969 40,000 5.26%
1968 38,000 5.56%
1967 36,000 5.88%
1966 34,000 6.25%
1965 32,000 6.67%
1964 30,000 7.14%
1963 28,000 3.70%
1962 27,000 8.00%
1961 25,000 4.17%
1960 24,000 9.09%
1959 22,000 4.76%
1958 21,000 5.00%
1957 20,000 5.26%
1956 19,000 5.56%
1955 18,000 5.88%
1954 17,000 6.25%
1953 16,000 6.67%
1952 15,000 7.14%
1951 14,000 7.69%
1950 13,000 0.00%