Businesses in Awka


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 18.5%
 Hotels & Travel: 14.3%
 Food: 12.3%
 Professional Services: 10.3%
 Education: 7.1%
 Restaurants: 6.1%
 Religion: 5.5%
 Financial Services: 5.2%
 Other: 20.7%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Gas stations93.70.2
Public administration53.90.1
Primary and elementary schools54.20.1
Loan companies283.90.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets63.80.1
Hotels and motels223.80.4
Other accommodation353.70.6
Bars, pubs and taverns93.90.2
Department stores73.80.1
Shopping other53.80.1
Area of Awka, Anambra12.3 km²
Male Population30,214 (51.1%)
Female Population28,928 (48.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +289.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +35.9%
Median Age21.7
Male Median Age21.6
Female Median Age21.9
Area Codes48
NeighborhoodsAraba Umuzocha
Local TimeSunday 4:49 PM
TimezoneWest Africa Standard Time
Lat & Lng6.21269° / 7.07199°
Postal Codes420102420211420212420241420251More

Awka, Anambra - Map

Awka, Anambra Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,235 / km²3,117 / km²3,542 / km²4,816 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Awka Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 35.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Awka, Anambra+289.8%+54.5%+35.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Awka, Anambra Median Age

Median Age: 21.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Awka, Anambra21.7 years21.9 years21.6 years
Anambra21.2 years21.5 years20.9 years
Nigeria18.9 years19.3 years18.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Awka, Anambra Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 53,2213,0916,312
85 Plus171150322
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Awka, Anambra Population Density

Population Density: 4,816 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Awka, Anambra59,14212.3 km²4,816 / km²
Anambra5.3 million4,759.6 km²1,112 / km²
Nigeria182.0 million909,042.9 km²200.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Awka, Anambra Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1400 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Awka
 Area Code 803: 33.1%
 Area Code 70: 27.8%
 Area Code 806: 14.6%
 Area Code 1: 6%
 Area Code 9: 4.6%
 Other: 13.9%

Business distribution by price for Awka, Anambra

 Inexpensive: 44.4%
 Expensive: 33.3%
 Moderate: 22.2%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Awka, Anambra CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Awka, Anambra33,383 t0.56 t2,718 t/km²
Anambra2,905,433 t0.55 t610.4 t/km²
Nigeria86,705,254 t0.48 t95.4 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Awka, Anambra CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)33,383 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.56 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,718 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Awka, Anambra

Awka (Igbo: Ọka) is the capital of Anambra State, Nigeria with an estimated population of 301,657 As of 2006 Nigerian census. The city is located about 400 miles east of Lagos in the centre of the densely populated Igbo heartland in southeastern Nige..  ︎  Awka Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Awka
 Postal Code 420251: 19.1%
 Postal Code 420211: 10.6%
 Postal Code 420110: 8.5%
 Postal Code 420261: 8.5%
 Postal Code 234046: 8.5%
 Postal Code 101241: 6.4%
 Postal Code 434232: 6.4%
 Other: 31.9%

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