Owerri Population 2021

908,109
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Owerri's 2021 population is now estimated at 908,109. In 1950, the population of Owerri was 11,518. Owerri has grown by 35,505 since 2015, which represents a 4.07% 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 Owerri, which typically includes Owerri's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Owerri Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,519,5843.33%48,961
20341,470,6233.40%48,308
20331,422,3153.46%47,620
20321,374,6953.53%46,823
20311,327,8723.60%46,099
20301,281,7733.67%45,321
20291,236,4523.74%44,523
20281,191,9293.80%43,649
20271,148,2803.87%42,782
20261,105,4983.93%41,819
20251,063,6793.98%40,757
20241,022,9224.02%39,570
2023983,3524.05%38,306
2022945,0464.07%36,937
2021908,1094.07%35,505
2020872,6044.06%34,050
2019838,5544.05%32,639
2018805,9154.04%31,305
2017774,6104.04%30,090
2016744,5204.04%28,920
2015715,6004.04%27,797
2014687,8034.04%26,718
2013661,0854.04%25,645
2012635,4404.05%24,717
2011610,7234.04%23,723
2010587,0004.04%22,802
2009564,1984.04%21,886
2008542,3124.05%21,095
2007521,2174.04%20,246
2006500,9714.04%19,461
2005481,5104.04%18,678
2004462,8324.05%18,003
2003444,8294.04%17,280
2002427,5494.04%16,608
2001410,9414.04%15,941
2000395,0004.04%15,332
1999379,6684.03%14,717
1998364,9514.03%14,146
1997350,8054.03%13,580
1996337,2254.04%13,089
1995324,1364.03%12,564
1994311,5724.03%12,077
1993299,4954.03%11,594
1992287,9014.04%11,174
1991276,7274.03%10,727
1990266,0008.11%19,949
1989246,0518.10%18,429
1988227,6228.12%17,093
1987210,5298.11%15,789
1986194,7408.11%14,605
1985180,1358.10%13,492
1984166,6438.12%12,514
1983154,1298.11%11,559
1982142,5708.11%10,693
1981131,8778.10%9,877
1980122,0008.11%9,150
1979112,8508.10%8,453
1978104,3978.10%7,820
197796,5778.08%7,224
197689,3538.11%6,702
197582,6518.10%6,190
197476,4618.10%5,727
197370,7348.09%5,293
197265,4418.11%4,907
197160,5348.10%4,534
197056,0008.23%4,257
196951,7438.22%3,929
196847,8148.24%3,640
196744,1748.23%3,358
196640,8168.23%3,103
196537,7138.22%2,864
196434,8498.24%2,654
196332,1958.22%2,446
196229,7498.23%2,262
196127,4878.22%2,087
196025,4008.24%1,934
195923,4668.23%1,784
195821,6828.23%1,648
195720,0348.22%1,521
195618,5138.24%1,409
195517,1048.23%1,301
195415,8038.22%1,201
195314,6028.22%1,109
195213,4938.24%1,027
195112,4668.23%948
195011,5180.00%

Owerri 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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