Businesses in Lafia

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Food: 16.6%
 Shopping: 12.1%
 Religion: 12%
 Professional Services: 9.1%
 Education: 8.6%
 Hotels & Travel: 7.7%
 Financial Services: 7.2%
 Restaurants: 6.3%
 Other: 20.6%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Banks223.60.1
Loan companies183.70.1
Churches104.50.1
Area of Lafia, Nasarawa State12.2 km²
Population148,942
Male Population74,773 (50.2%)
Female Population74,168 (49.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +97.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +12.4%
Median Age16.9
Male Median Age16.6
Female Median Age17.3
Area Codes47
Local TimeMonday 7:18 AM
TimezoneWest Africa Standard Time
Weather27.0°C overcast clouds
Lat & Lng8.4939° / 8.51532°
Postal Codes950101950102950108

Lafia, Nasarawa State - Map

Lafia, Nasarawa State Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population75,310108,721132,473148,942
Population Density6,161 / km²8,894 / km²10,837 / km²12,184 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lafia Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 12.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Lafia, Nasarawa State+97.8%+37%+12.4%
Nassarawa+164.4%+80.6%+43.4%
Nigeria+186.7%+90.6%+48.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lafia, Nasarawa State Median Age

Median Age: 16.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Lafia, Nasarawa State16.9 years17.3 years16.6 years
Nassarawa17 years17.4 years16.6 years
Nigeria18.9 years19.3 years18.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Lafia, Nasarawa State Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 514,20113,81028,011
5-911,83611,34523,181
10-148,9098,26517,174
15-197,7137,97215,685
20-246,0117,90013,911
25-295,6357,35712,992
30-344,7325,0359,768
35-393,7363,4407,177
40-443,3032,8106,113
45-492,3811,6574,038
50-542,1271,5363,664
55-599525991,551
60-641,0538201,873
65-69525422948
70-746164721,088
75-79273186460
80-84371293664
85 Plus400251651
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Lafia, Nasarawa State Population Density

Population Density: 12,184 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Lafia, Nasarawa State148,94212.2 km²12,184 / km²
Nassarawa2.3 million26,677.8 km²86.6 / km²
Nigeria182.0 million909,042.9 km²200.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lafia, Nasarawa State Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1400 to 2100
Sources:
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, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Lafia
 Area Code 70: 43.8%
 Area Code 803: 16.7%
 Area Code 806: 10.4%
 Area Code 1: 6.2%
 Area Code 9: 6.2%
 Area Code 47: 6.2%
 Area Code 802: 4.2%
 Other: 6.2%

Business distribution by price for Lafia, Nasarawa State

 Moderate: 50%
 Inexpensive: 33.3%
 Expensive: 16.7%

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

Lafia, Nasarawa State CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Lafia, Nasarawa State81,890 t0.55 t6,699 t/km²
Nassarawa1,182,377 t0.51 t44.3 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

Lafia, Nasarawa State CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)81,890 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.55 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)6,699 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
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. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
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). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.

Lafia, Nasarawa State

Lafia is a town in central Nigeria. It is the capital city of Nasarawa State and has a population of 330,712 inhabitants according to the 2006 census results. It is the largest town in Nasarawa state.   ︎  Lafia Wikipedia Page

About Our Data

The data on this page is estimated using a number of publicly available tools and resources. It is provided without warranty, and could contain inaccuracies. Use at your own risk. See here for more information.