Bauchi · Population

Question: What is the population of Bauchi? Answer: Bauchi, Nigeria (Administrative unit: Bauchi) - last known population is ≈ 316 100 (year 2015). This was 0.174% of total Nigeria population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2006-2015 (+0.9%/year), Bauchi population in 2017 would be: 321 879*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1971-1981] +6.24 %/year
[1981-1991] +6.5 %/year
[1991-2006] +2.33 %/year
[2006-2015] +0.9 %/year

Location

GPS coordinates: 10.313, 9.843

Local time in Bauchi: 05:31 Thursday GMT+1.

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Bauchi on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Population for places near Bauchi

Kano 236 km, 322°
Abuja 291 km, 241°
Kaduna 262 km, 275°
Zaria 247 km, 290°
Jos 112 km, 247°
Gombe 144 km, 91°
Gboko 343 km, 195°
Makurdi 320 km, 207°
Damaturu 280 km, 55°
Jimeta 307 km, 111°

Sources, Notices

1971e, 1981e, 1991c, 2006e, 2015e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
National Population Commission of Nigeria
2006 Population and Housing Census - PDF "PRIORITY TABLE, Volume IV, POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE & SEX, (STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)"
"ANNUAL ABSTRACT OF STATISTICS, Nigeria, 2010" "Census 1991, 2006 Local Government Area. Page 23+"
World Gazetteer - Nigeria
"World Urbanization Prospects: The 2014 Revision, CD-ROM Edition." "United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2014)."
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).