Sokoto's 2021 population is now estimated at 662,173. In 1950, the population of Sokoto was 43,108. Sokoto has grown by 20,924 since 2015, which represents a 3.26% 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 Sokoto, which typically includes Sokoto's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.