Ibadan, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ibadan, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ibadan in 2022 is 3,756,000, a 2.93% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Ibadan in 2021 was 3,649,000, a 2.73% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Ibadan in 2020 was 3,552,000, a 2.54% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ibadan in 2019 was 3,464,000, a 2.39% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 15,388,000
Kano 4,219,000
Ibadan 3,756,000
Abuja 3,652,000
Port Harcourt 3,325,000
Benin City 1,841,000
Onitsha 1,553,000
Uyo 1,265,000
Nnewi 1,177,000
Kaduna 1,158,000
Aba 1,150,000
Ikorodu 1,041,000
Ilorin 1,000,000
Owerri 945,000
Warri 943,000
Jos 942,000
Umuahia 861,000
Maiduguri 822,000
Enugu 820,000
Lokoja 791,000
Oshogbo 750,000
Zaria 749,000
Akure 717,000
Sokoto 685,000
Bauchi 645,000
Abakaliki 632,000
Calabar 631,000
Ogbomosho 602,000
Abeokuta 557,000
Gombe 551,000
Ado-Ekiti 516,000
Katsina 505,000
Okene 494,000
Okpogho 484,000
Potiskum 483,000
Igbidu 479,000
Minna 479,000
Gwagwalada 475,000
Gboko 472,000
Ondo 460,000
Oyo 456,000
Makurdi 438,000
Ikot Ekpene 415,000
Saki 414,000
Effon Alaiye 410,000
Ife 397,000
Birnin Kebbi 396,000
Ilesha 385,000
Ijebu-Ode 368,000
Lafia 361,000
Ibadan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 3,756,000 2.93%
2021 3,649,000 2.73%
2020 3,552,000 2.54%
2019 3,464,000 2.39%
2018 3,383,000 2.33%
2017 3,306,000 2.32%
2016 3,231,000 2.34%
2015 3,157,000 2.33%
2014 3,085,000 2.32%
2013 3,015,000 2.31%
2012 2,947,000 2.33%
2011 2,880,000 2.35%
2010 2,814,000 2.33%
2009 2,750,000 2.31%
2008 2,688,000 2.32%
2007 2,627,000 2.34%
2006 2,567,000 2.31%
2005 2,509,000 2.32%
2004 2,452,000 2.34%
2003 2,396,000 2.35%
2002 2,341,000 2.32%
2001 2,288,000 2.33%
2000 2,236,000 2.33%
1999 2,185,000 2.29%
1998 2,136,000 2.35%
1997 2,087,000 2.30%
1996 2,040,000 2.36%
1995 1,993,000 2.31%
1994 1,948,000 2.31%
1993 1,904,000 2.31%
1992 1,861,000 2.99%
1991 1,807,000 3.91%
1990 1,739,000 3.88%
1989 1,674,000 3.91%
1988 1,611,000 3.87%
1987 1,551,000 3.95%
1986 1,492,000 3.90%
1985 1,436,000 3.83%
1984 1,383,000 3.91%
1983 1,331,000 3.90%
1982 1,281,000 3.89%
1981 1,233,000 3.96%
1980 1,186,000 3.85%
1979 1,142,000 3.91%
1978 1,099,000 3.88%
1977 1,058,000 3.93%
1976 1,018,000 3.88%
1975 980,000 3.92%
1974 943,000 3.85%
1973 908,000 3.89%
1972 874,000 3.92%
1971 841,000 3.96%
1970 809,000 3.85%
1969 779,000 3.87%
1968 750,000 4.02%
1967 721,000 3.89%
1966 694,000 3.89%
1965 668,000 3.89%
1964 643,000 3.54%
1963 621,000 2.99%
1962 603,000 2.90%
1961 586,000 2.81%
1960 570,000 3.07%
1959 553,000 2.79%
1958 538,000 3.07%
1957 522,000 2.96%
1956 507,000 2.84%
1955 493,000 2.92%
1954 479,000 3.01%
1953 465,000 1.75%
1952 457,000 0.66%
1951 454,000 0.89%
1950 450,000 0.00%