Jos Population 2021

917,289
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Jos's 2021 population is now estimated at 917,289. In 1950, the population of Jos was 31,495. Jos has grown by 22,001 since 2015, which represents a 2.46% 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 Jos, which typically includes Jos's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Jos Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,464,7153.33%47,187
20341,417,5283.40%46,546
20331,370,9823.46%45,852
20321,325,1303.52%45,017
20311,280,1133.57%44,183
20301,235,9303.62%43,179
20291,192,7513.65%41,984
20281,150,7673.65%40,479
20271,110,2883.61%38,695
20261,071,5933.53%36,504
20251,035,0893.39%33,934
20241,001,1553.20%31,026
2023970,1292.97%27,962
2022942,1672.71%24,878
2021917,2892.46%22,001
2020895,2882.23%19,542
2019875,7462.06%17,706
2018858,0401.97%16,603
2017841,4371.97%16,282
2016825,1551.97%15,967
2015809,1881.97%15,658
2014793,5301.97%15,355
2013778,1751.97%15,037
2012763,1381.98%14,787
2011748,3511.97%14,481
2010733,8701.97%14,200
2009719,6701.97%13,907
2008705,7631.98%13,675
2007692,0881.97%13,392
2006678,6961.97%13,133
2005665,5631.97%12,861
2004652,7021.98%12,647
2003640,0551.97%12,385
2002627,6701.97%12,146
2001615,5241.97%11,894
2000603,6301.98%11,696
1999591,9341.97%11,454
1998580,4801.97%11,233
1997569,2471.97%11,000
1996558,2471.98%10,817
1995547,4301.97%10,593
1994536,8371.97%10,387
1993526,4501.97%10,173
1992516,2772.16%10,892
1991505,3852.42%11,918
1990493,4672.42%11,638
1989481,8292.41%11,348
1988470,4812.42%11,111
1987459,3702.42%10,834
1986448,5362.42%10,578
1985437,9582.41%10,315
1984427,6432.42%10,099
1983417,5448.10%31,277
1982386,2678.10%28,935
1981357,3328.09%26,731
1980330,6018.11%24,798
1979305,8038.10%22,907
1978282,8968.10%21,192
1977261,7048.09%19,577
1976242,1278.11%18,161
1975223,9668.10%16,777
1974207,1898.10%15,520
1973191,6698.09%14,338
1972177,3318.11%13,301
1971164,0308.10%12,287
1970151,7438.10%11,367
1969140,3768.09%10,501
1968129,8758.11%9,742
1967120,1338.10%8,999
1966111,1348.10%8,325
1965102,8098.09%7,691
196495,1188.15%7,169
196387,9498.22%6,680
196281,2698.22%6,173
196175,0968.21%5,696
196069,4008.23%5,280
195964,1208.22%4,869
195859,2518.22%4,501
195754,7508.21%4,153
195650,5978.23%3,848
195546,7498.22%3,551
195443,1988.22%3,281
195339,9178.21%3,028
195236,8898.23%2,806
195134,0838.22%2,588
195031,4950.00%

Jos 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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