Maiduguri Population 2021

802,988
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Maiduguri's 2021 population is now estimated at 802,988. In 1950, the population of Maiduguri was 49,774. Maiduguri has grown by 16,503 since 2015, which represents a 2.10% 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 Maiduguri, which typically includes Maiduguri's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Maiduguri Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,268,7603.33%40,873
20341,227,8873.39%40,316
20331,187,5713.46%39,708
20321,147,8633.51%38,972
20311,108,8913.57%38,222
20301,070,6693.61%37,305
20291,033,3643.63%36,185
2028997,1793.61%34,752
2027962,4273.55%33,019
2026929,4083.44%30,873
2025898,5353.26%28,334
2024870,2013.01%25,454
2023844,7472.73%22,410
2022822,3372.41%19,349
2021802,9882.10%16,503
2020786,4851.82%14,091
2019772,3941.62%12,326
2018760,0681.51%11,333
2017748,7351.51%11,163
2016737,5721.51%10,997
2015726,5751.51%10,833
2014715,7421.51%10,672
2013705,0701.51%10,498
2012694,5721.52%10,371
2011684,2011.51%10,201
2010674,0001.51%10,049
2009663,9511.51%9,886
2008654,0651.52%9,766
2007644,2991.51%9,606
2006634,6931.51%9,464
2005625,2291.51%9,309
2004615,9201.52%9,196
2003606,7241.51%9,046
2002597,6781.51%8,911
2001588,7671.51%8,767
2000580,0001.52%8,670
1999571,3301.52%8,528
1998562,8021.52%8,402
1997554,4001.51%8,264
1996546,1361.52%8,164
1995537,9721.52%8,031
1994529,9411.52%7,911
1993522,0301.51%7,781
1992514,2491.52%7,687
1991506,5621.52%7,562
1990499,0005.69%26,855
1989472,1455.68%25,376
1988446,7695.70%24,076
1987422,6935.69%22,748
1986399,9455.69%21,524
1985378,4215.68%20,339
1984358,0825.70%19,297
1983338,7855.69%18,233
1982320,5525.69%17,251
1981303,3015.68%16,301
1980287,0005.63%15,309
1979271,6915.63%14,473
1978257,2185.63%13,702
1977243,5165.62%12,955
1976230,5615.63%12,299
1975218,2625.63%11,627
1974206,6355.63%11,007
1973195,6285.62%10,408
1972185,2205.63%9,880
1971175,3405.63%9,340
1970166,0006.57%10,236
1969155,7646.56%9,592
1968146,1726.58%9,026
1967137,1466.57%8,457
1966128,6896.57%7,935
1965120,7546.56%7,436
1964113,3186.58%6,997
1963106,3216.57%6,556
196299,7656.57%6,152
196193,6136.56%5,765
196087,8486.58%5,424
195982,4246.57%5,083
195877,3416.57%4,769
195772,5726.56%4,469
195668,1036.58%4,205
195563,8986.57%3,940
195459,9586.57%3,697
195356,2615.02%2,690
195253,5713.75%1,935
195151,6363.74%1,862
195049,7740.00%

Maiduguri 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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