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Contents: Local Government Areas

The population of the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Metropolitan Lagos according to census results and latest population projections.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1991-11-26
Population
Census
2006-03-21
Population
Projection
2015-03-21
AgegeLocal Government Area417,9811,033,0641,371,700
Ajeromi-IfelodunLocal Government Area593,5611,435,2951,905,700
AlimoshoLocal Government Area430,8902,047,0262,717,900
Amuwo-OdofinLocal Government Area225,823524,971697,000
ApapaLocal Government Area154,477522,384693,600
Eti-OsaLocal Government Area157,387983,5151,305,900
Ifako-IjayeLocal Government Area233,341744,323988,300
IkejaLocal Government Area203,383648,720861,300
KosofeLocal Government Area412,407934,6141,240,900
Lagos IslandLocal Government Area165,996859,8491,141,700
Lagos MainlandLocal Government Area273,079629,469835,800
MushinLocal Government Area539,7831,321,5171,754,600
OjoLocal Government Area215,837941,5231,250,100
Oshodi-IsoloLocal Government Area449,7811,134,5481,506,400
ShomoluLocal Government Area358,7871,025,1231,361,100
SurulereLocal Government Area462,2611,274,3621,692,000
Metro LagosMetropolitan Area5,294,77416,060,30321,324,000

Source: (1991) National Population Commission of Nigeria (web). (2006) (2015) Lagos Bureau of Statistics (web).
The reliability of the presented census figures is not very high. The National Population Commission reports a census population of 8,048,430 for Metro Lagos in 2006.