Minna, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Minna, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Minna in 2021 is 463,000, a 3.35% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Minna in 2020 was 448,000, a 3.23% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Minna in 2019 was 434,000, a 3.09% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Minna in 2018 was 421,000, a 2.93% 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
Minna - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 463,000 3.35%
2020 448,000 3.23%
2019 434,000 3.09%
2018 421,000 2.93%
2017 409,000 3.28%
2016 396,000 2.86%
2015 385,000 3.22%
2014 373,000 3.04%
2013 362,000 2.84%
2012 352,000 3.23%
2011 341,000 3.02%
2010 331,000 3.12%
2009 321,000 2.88%
2008 312,000 3.31%
2007 302,000 3.07%
2006 293,000 2.81%
2005 285,000 3.26%
2004 276,000 2.99%
2003 268,000 3.08%
2002 260,000 3.17%
2001 252,000 2.86%
2000 245,000 2.94%
1999 238,000 3.03%
1998 231,000 3.13%
1997 224,000 3.23%
1996 217,000 2.84%
1995 211,000 2.93%
1994 205,000 3.54%
1993 198,000 2.59%
1992 193,000 2.66%
1991 188,000 2.73%
1990 183,000 2.23%
1989 179,000 1.70%
1988 176,000 2.33%
1987 172,000 2.38%
1986 168,000 2.44%
1985 164,000 1.86%
1984 161,000 2.55%
1983 157,000 4.67%
1982 150,000 4.90%
1981 143,000 5.15%
1980 136,000 5.43%
1979 129,000 4.88%
1978 123,000 5.13%
1977 117,000 4.46%
1976 112,000 5.66%
1975 106,000 4.95%
1974 101,000 5.21%
1973 96,000 4.35%
1972 92,000 5.75%
1971 87,000 4.82%
1970 83,000 5.06%
1969 79,000 5.33%
1968 75,000 4.17%
1967 72,000 5.88%
1966 68,000 4.62%
1965 65,000 4.84%
1964 62,000 5.08%
1963 59,000 5.36%
1962 56,000 5.66%
1961 53,000 3.92%
1960 51,000 6.25%
1959 48,000 4.35%
1958 46,000 4.55%
1957 44,000 4.76%
1956 42,000 5.00%
1955 40,000 5.26%
1954 38,000 5.56%
1953 36,000 5.88%
1952 34,000 3.03%
1951 33,000 6.45%
1950 31,000 0.00%