Nigerian Census Data -1991
December 28, 2006 | posted by Nigerian Muse (Archives)


 

   Table 1:  1991 Nigeria Census Data

 

 

States

1991

Census

Population

Comment

Land Mass

(sq. km)

 

 

 

 

Zone: SW

 

 

 

Lagos

5685785

 

3,577

Ogun

2338570

 

16,409

Oyo

3488789

 

35,743

Osun

2203016

 

10,456

Ekiti

0

State Created  1996

 

Ondo

3884485

 

20,959

 

 

 

 

Zone: SE

 

 

 

Enugu

3161295

 

7,627

Ebonyi

0

State Created  1996

 

Imo

2485499

 

12,689

Anambra

2767903

 

4,416

Abia

2297978

 

7,627

 

 

 

 

Zone: SS

 

 

 

Bayelsa

0

State Created  1996

 

Rivers

3983857

 

7,627

Cross-River

1,865604

 

23,074

Edo

2159848

 

 

Delta

2570181

 

17,011

Akwa-Ibom

2359736

 

8412

 

 

 

 

Zone: NC

 

 

 

Plateau

3283704

 

53,600

Nasarawa

0

State Created  1996

27,117

Kwara

1566469

 

66,869

Kogi

2099046

 

30,354

Benue

2780398

 

33,955

Niger

2482367

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zone: NW

 

 

 

Jigawa

2829929

 

22,525

Sokoto

4392391

 

102,540

Zamfara

0

State Created  1996

 

Katsina

3878344

 

24,600

Kano

5632040

 

42,593

Kebbi

2062226

 

36,299

Kaduna

3969252

 

7,627

 

 

 

 

Zone: NE

 

 

 

Gombe

0

State Created  1996

 

Borno

2596589

 

116,589

Bauchi

4294413

 

66,510

Adamawa

2124049

 

42,159

Taraba

1480590

 

54,428

Yobe

1411481

 

47,153

 

 

 

 

FCT

378671

 

8,000

 

 

 

 

Total

88,514,505

 

 

 

 

 

Table 2: Comparative Zonal Analysis of Nigeria

 

Zone

Area
Sq. km

Rank

1991
Census

Rank

Pop'n
Dens

Per sq. km

Rank

No.of
States

Rank

No of LG’s

(1999 Constitution)

Rank

SE

29,908

6

10,712,675

6

358

1

5

6

95

6

SW

78,981

5

17,600,641

2

223

2

6

2

137

2

SS

85,097

4

12,939,226

3

152

3

6

2

123

3

NW

207,745

3

22,494,182

1

108

4

7

1

174

1

NC

252,012

2

12,212,064

4

48

5

6

2

106

5

NE

271,998

1

11,907,122

5

44

6

6

2

123

3

FCT

 

 

378,671

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

Total

925,717

 

88,514,581

 

96

 

36

 

774

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South

193,946 (21%)

 

41,252,542 (47%)

 

213

 

17

 

355

 

North

731,771 (79%)

 

47,262,039 (53%)

 

65

 

19

 

419

 

Zone

Area
Sq. km

Rank

1991
Census

Rank

Pop'n
Dens

Per sq. km

Rank

No.of
States

Rank

No of LG’s

(1999 Constitution)

Rank

 

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