Official List of Local Government Areas in Lagos and their Population

List of Local Government Areas in Lagos State

Lagos was formerly the capital of Nigeria. It is a metropolitan city where business thrives. Lagos state is the largest city in Nigeria and Africa. There are at present, 20 Local Government Areas in Lagos

The biggest/largest local government in Lagos is Alimosho LGA. Lagos is divided into the two, the Island and the Mainland. The various LGA in Lagos state is controlled by a Chairman while the wards by Councillors. Lagos is also the richest state in Nigeria

Below is a table showing a comprehensive list of Lagos state local government areas and their population.

RankLGAPopulation
1Alimosho1,277,714
2Ajeromi-Ifelodun684,105
3Kosofe665,393
4Mushin633,009
5Oshodi-Isolo621,509
6Ojo598,071
7Ikorodu535,619
8Surulere503,975
9Agege459,939
10Ifako-Ijaye427,878
11Shomolu402,673
12Amuwo-Odofin318,166
13Lagos Mainland317,720
14Ikeja313,196
15Eti-Osa287,785
16Badagry241,093
17Apapa217,362
18Lagos Island209,437
19Epe181,409
20Ibeju-Lekki117,481
Lagos State9,013,534

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