Jos Population 2020

895,288

Jos's 2020 population is now estimated at 895,288. In 1950, the population of Jos was 31,495. Jos has grown by 86,100 since 2015, which represents a 2.04% 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 2020

Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
20351,464,7153.46%228,785
20301,235,9303.61%200,841
20251,035,0892.94%139,801
2020895,2882.04%86,100
2015809,1881.97%75,318
2010733,8701.97%68,307
2005665,5631.97%61,933
2000603,6301.97%56,200
1995547,4302.10%53,963
1990493,4672.42%55,509
1985437,9585.79%107,357
1980330,6018.10%106,635
1975223,9668.10%72,223
1970151,7438.10%48,934
1965102,8098.18%33,409
196069,4008.22%22,651
195546,7498.22%15,254
195031,4950.00%
Name Population 2020 Growth
Lagos14,368,3323.34%
Kano3,999,0502.39%
Ibadan3,551,9612.54%
Abuja3,277,7405.90%
Port Harcourt3,020,2325.11%
Benin City1,727,1693.04%
Onitsha1,414,7904.91%
Uyo1,135,7755.86%
Kaduna1,113,2101.50%
Aba1,081,4662.90%
Nnewi1,050,8606.22%
Ilorin949,8662.29%
Ikorodu937,6155.68%
Jos895,2882.23%
Owerri872,6044.06%
Warri855,9415.14%
Maiduguri786,4851.82%
Umuahia773,8225.78%
Enugu772,8722.73%
Zaria726,1721.00%
  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations