Benin City Population 2021

1,781,999
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Benin City's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,781,999. In 1950, the population of Benin City was 49,148. Benin City has grown by 54,830 since 2015, which represents a 3.17% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Benin City, which typically includes Benin City's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Benin City Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20352,905,6603.33%93,613
20342,812,0473.40%92,353
20332,719,6943.46%91,002
20322,628,6923.52%89,406
20312,539,2863.58%87,872
20302,451,4143.64%86,106
20292,365,3083.69%84,113
20282,281,1953.72%81,716
20272,199,4793.73%79,022
20262,120,4573.71%75,803
20252,044,6543.65%72,096
20241,972,5583.57%67,927
20231,904,6313.45%63,547
20221,841,0843.32%59,085
20211,781,9993.17%54,830
20201,727,1693.04%51,037
20191,676,1322.95%47,975
20181,628,1572.89%45,769
20171,582,3882.89%44,483
20161,537,9052.89%43,232
20151,494,6732.89%42,017
20141,452,6562.89%40,836
20131,411,8202.89%39,634
20121,372,1862.90%38,626
20111,333,5602.89%37,488
20101,296,0722.89%36,435
20091,259,6372.89%35,362
20081,224,2752.90%34,462
20071,189,8132.89%33,447
20061,156,3662.89%32,507
20051,123,8592.89%31,550
20041,092,3092.90%30,748
20031,061,5612.89%29,842
20021,031,7192.89%29,003
20011,002,7162.89%28,149
2000974,5672.90%27,434
1999947,1332.89%26,625
1998920,5082.89%25,877
1997894,6312.89%25,115
1996869,5162.90%24,476
1995845,0402.89%23,755
1994821,2852.89%23,088
1993798,1972.89%22,408
1992775,7894.73%35,065
1991740,7247.48%51,572
1990689,1527.48%47,981
1989641,1717.47%44,582
1988596,5897.49%41,592
1987554,9977.48%38,641
1986516,3567.48%35,950
1985480,4067.47%33,403
1984447,0037.49%31,164
1983415,8397.48%28,952
1982386,8877.48%26,936
1981359,9517.47%25,028
1980334,9237.49%23,350
1979311,5737.48%21,693
1978289,8807.48%20,182
1977269,6987.47%18,753
1976250,9457.49%17,495
1975233,4507.48%16,253
1974217,1977.48%15,122
1973202,0757.47%14,051
1972188,0247.49%13,108
1971174,9167.48%12,178
1970162,7387.48%11,331
1969151,4077.47%10,527
1968140,8807.49%9,822
1967131,0587.48%9,125
1966121,9337.48%8,489
1965113,4447.47%7,888
1964105,5566.97%6,877
196398,6795.98%5,569
196293,1105.98%5,254
196187,8565.97%4,952
196082,9045.99%4,685
195978,2195.98%4,414
195873,8055.98%4,165
195769,6405.97%3,925
195665,7155.99%3,714
195562,0015.98%3,499
195458,5025.98%3,301
195355,2014.67%2,463
195252,7383.59%1,828
195150,9103.59%1,762
195049,1480.00%

Benin City Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Lagos14,862,1113.44%
Kano4,103,0152.60%
Ibadan3,649,0232.73%
Abuja3,464,1235.69%
Port Harcourt3,171,0764.99%
Benin City1,781,9993.17%
Onitsha1,482,9714.82%
Uyo1,199,9295.65%
Kaduna1,133,4301.82%
Aba1,114,3883.04%
Nnewi1,113,5465.97%
Ikorodu989,1175.49%
Ilorin973,6712.51%
Jos917,2892.46%
Owerri908,1094.07%
Warri898,9275.02%
Umuahia816,9835.58%
Maiduguri802,9882.10%
Enugu795,2712.90%
Lokoja741,4827.14%

Other Cities in Nigeria

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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