Port Harcourt Population 2021

3,171,076
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Port Harcourt's 2021 population is now estimated at 3,171,076. In 1950, the population of Port Harcourt was 59,752. Port Harcourt has grown by 150,844 since 2015, which represents a 4.99% 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 Port Harcourt, which typically includes Port Harcourt's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Port Harcourt Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20355,449,2133.33%175,586
20345,273,6273.40%173,272
20335,100,3553.47%170,863
20324,929,4923.53%168,151
20314,761,3413.61%165,845
20304,595,4963.69%163,585
20294,431,9113.78%161,620
20284,270,2913.89%159,875
20274,110,4164.02%158,750
20263,951,6664.16%157,891
20253,793,7754.32%157,228
20243,636,5474.50%156,446
20233,480,1014.67%155,407
20223,324,6944.84%153,618
20213,171,0764.99%150,844
20203,020,2325.11%146,910
20192,873,3225.19%141,876
20182,731,4465.23%135,840
20172,595,6065.23%129,086
20162,466,5205.23%122,665
20152,343,8555.23%116,565
20142,227,2905.23%110,769
20132,116,5215.23%105,118
20122,011,4035.24%100,167
20111,911,2365.23%95,050
20101,816,1865.23%90,324
20091,725,8625.23%85,716
20081,640,1465.24%81,678
20071,558,4685.23%77,506
20061,480,9625.23%73,652
20051,407,3105.23%69,895
20041,337,4155.24%66,602
20031,270,8135.23%63,201
20021,207,6125.23%60,057
20011,147,5555.23%56,995
20001,090,5605.24%54,309
19991,036,2515.23%51,535
1998984,7165.23%48,972
1997935,7445.23%46,475
1996889,2695.24%44,285
1995844,9845.23%42,023
1994802,9615.23%39,933
1993763,0285.23%37,896
1992725,1324.09%28,467
1991696,6652.41%16,385
1990680,2802.41%16,000
1989664,2802.41%15,603
1988648,6772.41%15,277
1987633,4002.41%14,897
1986618,5032.41%14,547
1985603,9562.41%14,186
1984589,7702.41%13,890
1983575,8806.11%33,157
1982542,7236.11%31,248
1981511,4756.10%29,409
1980482,0666.12%27,793
1979454,2736.11%26,155
1978428,1186.11%24,650
1977403,4686.10%23,199
1976380,2696.12%21,924
1975358,3456.11%20,632
1974337,7136.11%19,444
1973318,2696.10%18,301
1972299,9686.12%17,294
1971282,6746.11%16,275
1970266,3996.11%15,338
1969251,0616.10%14,436
1968236,6256.12%13,642
1967222,9836.11%12,839
1966210,1446.11%12,099
1965198,0456.10%11,388
1964186,6577.07%12,330
1963174,3278.88%14,212
1962160,1158.88%13,054
1961147,0618.86%11,974
1960135,0878.89%11,028
1959124,0598.88%10,115
1958113,9448.88%9,290
1957104,6548.86%8,521
195696,1338.89%7,848
195588,2858.88%7,198
195481,0878.88%6,611
195374,4768.06%5,554
195268,9227.41%4,752
195164,1707.39%4,418
195059,7520.00%

Port Harcourt 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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