Enugu Population 2021

795,271
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Enugu's 2021 population is now estimated at 795,271. In 1950, the population of Enugu was 59,663. Enugu has grown by 22,399 since 2015, which represents a 2.90% 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 Enugu, which typically includes Enugu's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Enugu Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,286,3453.33%41,442
20341,244,9033.40%40,882
20331,204,0213.46%40,280
20321,163,7413.52%39,562
20311,124,1793.58%38,863
20301,085,3163.63%38,045
20291,047,2713.67%37,095
20281,010,1763.69%35,935
2027974,2413.68%34,599
2026939,6423.64%32,984
2025906,6583.55%31,106
2024875,5523.42%28,992
2023846,5603.27%26,769
2022819,7913.08%24,520
2021795,2712.90%22,399
2020772,8722.73%20,549
2019752,3232.61%19,109
2018733,2142.54%18,148
2017715,0662.54%17,700
2016697,3662.54%17,261
2015680,1052.54%16,834
2014663,2712.54%16,417
2013646,8542.53%15,989
2012630,8652.54%15,637
2011615,2282.54%15,228
2010600,0002.54%14,851
2009585,1492.53%14,464
2008570,6852.54%14,145
2007556,5402.54%13,775
2006542,7652.54%13,435
2005529,3302.53%13,084
2004516,2462.54%12,796
2003503,4502.54%12,461
2002490,9892.54%12,153
2001478,8362.53%11,836
2000467,0002.55%11,632
1999455,3682.55%11,327
1998444,0412.55%11,046
1997432,9952.55%10,756
1996422,2392.55%10,517
1995411,7222.55%10,241
1994401,4812.55%9,987
1993391,4942.55%9,725
1992381,7692.55%9,509
1991372,2602.55%9,260
1990363,0004.22%14,715
1989348,2854.22%14,100
1988334,1854.23%13,565
1987320,6204.22%12,997
1986307,6234.22%12,470
1985295,1534.22%11,949
1984283,2044.23%11,496
1983271,7084.22%11,014
1982260,6944.23%10,568
1981250,1264.22%10,126
1980240,0004.21%9,693
1979230,3074.20%9,288
1978221,0194.20%8,915
1977212,1044.20%8,543
1976203,5614.21%8,221
1975195,3404.20%7,878
1974187,4624.20%7,561
1973179,9014.20%7,246
1972172,6554.21%6,973
1971165,6824.20%6,682
1970159,0005.47%8,244
1969150,7565.46%7,807
1968142,9495.48%7,422
1967135,5275.47%7,027
1966128,5005.47%6,663
1965121,8375.46%6,309
1964115,5285.48%5,999
1963109,5295.47%5,679
1962103,8505.47%5,385
196198,4655.46%5,099
196093,3665.48%4,847
195988,5195.47%4,590
195883,9295.47%4,352
195779,5775.46%4,121
195675,4565.48%3,918
195571,5385.47%3,709
195467,8295.47%3,517
195364,3123.58%2,221
195262,0912.02%1,227
195160,8642.01%1,201
195059,6630.00%

Enugu 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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