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Contents: Local Government Areas

The population of the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Metropolitian Lagos.

NameStatusPopulation
census
1991-11-26
Population
census
2006-03-21
AgegeLocal Government Area417,9811,033,064
Ajeromi-IfelodunLocal Government Area593,5611,435,295
AlimoshoLocal Government Area430,8902,047,026
Amuwo-OdofinLocal Government Area225,823524,971
ApapaLocal Government Area154,477522,384
Eti-OsaLocal Government Area157,387983,515
Ifako-IjayeLocal Government Area233,341744,323
IkejaLocal Government Area203,383648,720
KosofeLocal Government Area412,407934,614
Lagos IslandLocal Government Area165,996859,849
Lagos MainlandLocal Government Area273,079629,469
MushinLocal Government Area539,7831,321,517
OjoLocal Government Area215,837941,523
Oshodi-IsoloLocal Government Area449,7811,134,548
ShomoluLocal Government Area358,7871,025,123
SurulereLocal Government Area462,2611,274,362
Metro LagosMetropolitan Area5,294,77416,060,303

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