Ikorodu, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ikorodu, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ikorodu in 2021 is 989,000, a 5.44% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Ikorodu in 2020 was 938,000, a 5.75% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ikorodu in 2019 was 887,000, a 5.85% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Ikorodu in 2018 was 838,000, a 5.81% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 14,862,000
Kano 4,103,000
Ibadan 3,649,000
Abuja 3,464,000
Port Harcourt 3,171,000
Benin City 1,782,000
Onitsha 1,483,000
Uyo 1,200,000
Kaduna 1,133,000
Aba 1,114,000
Nnewi 1,114,000
Ikorodu 989,000
Ilorin 974,000
Jos 917,000
Owerri 908,000
Warri 899,000
Umuahia 817,000
Maiduguri 803,000
Enugu 795,000
Lokoja 741,000
Zaria 736,000
Oshogbo 731,000
Akure 691,000
Sokoto 662,000
Bauchi 621,000
Calabar 605,000
Abakaliki 602,000
Ogbomosho 577,000
Abeokuta 544,000
Gombe 529,000
Ado-Ekiti 497,000
Katsina 487,000
Okene 478,000
Igbidu 465,000
Minna 463,000
Okpogho 461,000
Gboko 456,000
Potiskum 455,000
Ondo 445,000
Gwagwalada 443,000
Oyo 441,000
Makurdi 422,000
Ikot Ekpene 398,000
Effon Alaiye 396,000
Saki 395,000
Ife 385,000
Birnin Kebbi 381,000
Ilesha 371,000
Ijebu-Ode 356,000
Lafia 348,000
Ikorodu - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 989,000 5.44%
2020 938,000 5.75%
2019 887,000 5.85%
2018 838,000 5.81%
2017 792,000 5.88%
2016 748,000 5.95%
2015 706,000 5.85%
2014 667,000 5.87%
2013 630,000 5.88%
2012 595,000 5.87%
2011 562,000 5.84%
2010 531,000 5.78%
2009 502,000 5.91%
2008 474,000 6.04%
2007 447,000 5.67%
2006 423,000 6.02%
2005 399,000 5.84%
2004 377,000 5.90%
2003 356,000 5.95%
2002 336,000 5.66%
2001 318,000 6.00%
2000 300,000 5.63%
1999 284,000 5.97%
1998 268,000 5.93%
1997 253,000 5.86%
1996 239,000 5.75%
1995 226,000 5.61%
1994 214,000 5.94%
1993 202,000 5.76%
1992 191,000 5.52%
1991 181,000 4.02%
1990 174,000 4.82%
1989 166,000 4.40%
1988 159,000 4.61%
1987 152,000 4.11%
1986 146,000 5.04%
1985 139,000 4.51%
1984 133,000 3.91%
1983 128,000 4.92%
1982 122,000 4.27%
1981 117,000 4.46%
1980 112,000 4.67%
1979 107,000 3.88%
1978 103,000 4.04%
1977 99,000 4.21%
1976 95,000 4.40%
1975 91,000 4.60%
1974 87,000 3.57%
1973 84,000 5.00%
1972 80,000 3.90%
1971 77,000 4.05%
1970 74,000 4.23%
1969 71,000 4.41%
1968 68,000 4.62%
1967 65,000 3.17%
1966 63,000 5.00%
1965 60,000 3.45%
1964 58,000 5.45%
1963 55,000 3.77%
1962 53,000 3.92%
1961 51,000 4.08%
1960 49,000 19.51%
1959 41,000 17.14%
1958 35,000 20.69%
1957 29,000 20.83%
1956 24,000 14.29%
1955 21,000 23.53%
1954 17,000 13.33%
1953 15,000 25.00%
1952 12,000 20.00%
1951 10,000 11.11%
1950 9,000 0.00%