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Current Population Statistics For Kogi State

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. With an estimated population of over 200 million in 2021, Nigeria is almost as populous as the entire continent of Europe. The state of Kogi, which has a population of over 4 million, Kogi State is located in the North Central part of Nigeria, and has one of the lowest population densities of any state in the country.

Population Statistics for Kogi State

As of 2016, the population of Kogi State was 4,473,500. The state ranks 9th in population size among Nigeria’s 36 states. Kogi’s population has grown steadily in recent years as result of economic and educational opportunities in the state.

SNLOCAL GOVERNMENTHEADQUATERSPROJECTED POPULATION – 2021
1AdaviOgaminana293,200
2AjaokutaAjaokuta165,300
3AnkpaAnkpa359,300
4BassaOguma188,600
5DekinaDekina352,300
6IbajiOnyedega172,200
7IdahIdah107,700
8Igalamela-OdoluAjaka172,200
9IjumuIyara160,100
10Kabba/BunuKabba195,200
11KogiKoton-Karfe155,400
12LokojaLokoja265,400
13Mopa-MuroMopa59,100
14OfuUgwolawo258,500
15Ogori/MagongoAkpafa53,700
16OkehiObangede301,800
17OkeneOkene439,500
18OlamaboroOkpo213,900
19OmalaAbejukolo198,500
20Yagba EastIsanlu199,300
21Yagba WestOdo Ere188,900
 Kogi State 4,473,500

Conclusion:

Kogi State, is located in the North Central geopolitical zone and shares boundaries with Nassarawa, Kwara, Benue and Niger States. The state has a total landmass of about 25,934 sq km while its population size according to the 2006 census was 4.1 million people.

SOURCE – kogistate.gov.ng