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.