MACOS Urban Management Consultants

Database Management Profile

Lists of Nigerian State by Landmass and Population Density

Rank

Nigerian States

Population 2006

Landmass Km2

Population Density (Km2)

1

Kano State

9,383,682

20,680.00

454

2

Lagos State

9,013,534

3,345.00

2,695

3

Kaduna State

6,066,562

43,460.00

140

4

Katsina State

5,792,578

26,785.00

216

5

Oyo State

5,591,589

27,460.00

204

6

Rivers State

5,185,400

11,077.00

468

7

Bauchi State

4,676,465

64,605.00

72

8

Jigawa State

4,348,649

22,605.00

192

9

Benue State

4,219,244

34,059.00

124

10

Anambra State

4,182,032

4,844.00

863

11

Borno State

4,151,193

71,130.00

58

12

Delta State

4,098,391

18,050.00

227

13

Imo State

3,934,899

5,430.00

725

14

Niger State

3,950,249

13,930.00

284

15

Akwa Ibom State

3,920,208

6,187.00

634

16

Ogun State

3,728,098

16,762.00

222

17

Sokoto State

3,696,999

25,973.00

142

18

Ondo State

3,441,024

14,606.00

236

19

Osun State

3,423,535

10,245.00

334

20

Kogi State

3,278,487

32,440.00

284

21

Zamfara State

3,259,846

39,762.00

82

22

Enugu State

3,257,298

12,440.00

262

23

Kebbi State

3,238,628

41,855.00

77

24

Edo State

3,218,332

17,450.00

184

25

Plateau State

3,178,712

58,030.00

55

26

Adamawa State

3,168,101

36,917.00

86

27

Cross River State

2,888,966

21,050.00

137

28

Abia State

2,833,999

5,420.00

441

29

Ekiti State

2,384,212

6,353.00

375

30

Kwara State

2,371,089

37,700.00

63

31

Gombe State

2,353,879

18,768.00

125

32

Yobe State

2,321,591

45,270.00

51

33

Taraba State

2,300,736

55,920.00

54

34

Ebonyi State

2,173,501

5,530.00

393

35

Nasarawa State

1,863,275

27,117.00

69

36

Bayelsa State

1,703,358

10,773.00

158

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Abuja Federal Capital Territory (FTC)

1,405,201

7,315.00

192

Source: National Population Commission 2006, Landmass complied from NPC Report, 1991 and Field Reports.

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