Zaria Population 2021

736,098
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Zaria's 2021 population is now estimated at 736,098. In 1950, the population of Zaria was 50,006. Zaria has grown by 9,926 since 2015, which represents a 1.37% 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 Zaria, which typically includes Zaria's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Zaria Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,138,2463.33%36,666
20341,101,5803.39%36,162
20331,065,4183.46%35,608
20321,029,8103.51%34,920
2031994,8903.56%34,200
2030960,6903.59%33,287
2029927,4033.59%32,128
2028895,2753.54%30,604
2027864,6713.43%28,705
2026835,9663.25%26,314
2025809,6522.98%23,455
2024786,1972.64%20,190
2023766,0072.23%16,710
2022749,2971.79%13,199
2021736,0981.37%9,926
2020726,1721.00%7,160
2019719,0120.72%5,164
2018713,8480.58%4,109
2017709,7390.58%4,085
2016705,6540.58%4,061
2015701,5930.58%4,038
2014697,5550.58%4,015
2013693,5400.58%3,987
2012689,5530.58%3,974
2011685,5790.58%3,947
2010681,6320.58%3,923
2009677,7090.58%3,896
2008673,8130.58%3,883
2007669,9300.58%3,856
2006666,0740.58%3,834
2005662,2400.58%3,807
2004658,4330.58%3,795
2003654,6380.58%3,768
2002650,8700.58%3,746
2001647,1240.58%3,720
2000643,4040.58%3,709
1999639,6950.58%3,682
1998636,0130.58%3,661
1997632,3520.58%3,634
1996628,7180.58%3,624
1995625,0940.58%3,598
1994621,4960.58%3,577
1993617,9190.58%3,552
1992614,3671.32%8,018
1991606,3492.42%14,328
1990592,0212.42%13,989
1989578,0322.42%13,640
1988564,3922.42%13,355
1987551,0372.42%13,021
1986538,0162.42%12,713
1985525,3032.42%12,396
1984512,9072.42%12,136
1983500,7715.77%27,336
1982473,4355.77%25,843
1981447,5925.77%24,400
1980423,1925.78%23,132
1979400,0605.77%21,838
1978378,2225.77%20,646
1977357,5765.77%19,493
1976338,0835.78%18,479
1975319,6045.77%17,447
1974302,1575.77%16,494
1973285,6635.77%15,572
1972270,0915.78%14,763
1971255,3285.77%13,938
1970241,3905.77%13,177
1969228,2135.77%12,441
1968215,7725.78%11,794
1967203,9785.77%11,134
1966192,8445.77%10,527
1965182,3175.77%9,939
1964172,3787.56%12,117
1963160,26110.97%15,840
1962144,42110.97%14,275
1961130,14610.95%12,845
1960117,30110.98%11,609
1959105,69210.97%10,446
195895,24610.97%9,414
195785,83210.95%8,472
195677,36010.98%7,656
195569,70410.97%6,890
195462,81410.97%6,208
195356,6066.59%3,502
195253,1043.05%1,574
195151,5303.05%1,524
195050,0060.00%

Zaria 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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