Umuahia, Nigeria Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Umuahia, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Umuahia in 2019 is 732,000, a 5.93% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Umuahia in 2018 was 691,000, a 5.98% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Umuahia in 2017 was 652,000, a 6.02% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Umuahia in 2016 was 615,000, a 6.03% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 13,904,000
Kano 3,906,000
Ibadan 3,464,000
Abuja 3,095,000
Port Harcourt 2,873,000
Benin City 1,676,000
Onitsha 1,349,000
Kaduna 1,097,000
Uyo 1,073,000
Aba 1,051,000
Nnewi 989,000
Ilorin 929,000
Ikorodu 887,000
Jos 876,000
Owerri 839,000
Warri 814,000
Maiduguri 772,000
Enugu 752,000
Umuahia 732,000
Zaria 719,000
Oshogbo 699,000
Lokoja 643,000
Akure 642,000
Sokoto 622,000
Bauchi 576,000
Calabar 555,000
Abakaliki 543,000
Ogbomosho 527,000
Abeokuta 524,000
Gombe 489,000
Ado-Ekiti 463,000
Katsina 453,000
Okene 452,000
Igbidu 441,000
Minna 434,000
Gboko 428,000
Ondo 420,000
Okpogho 419,000
Oyo 415,000
Potiskum 398,000
Makurdi 393,000
Gwagwalada 378,000
Effon Alaiye 371,000
Ikot Ekpene 367,000
Ife 365,000
Saki 358,000
Birnin Kebbi 352,000
Ilesha 344,000
Ijebu-Ode 334,000
Lafia 325,000
Umuahia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%