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Ilorin

General Information

Ilorin is the present day capital of Kwara State in the North Central Region of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It is a pre-dominantly Islamic City. The primary ethnic group of Kwara State is Yoruba, with significant Nupe, Bariba and Fulani minorities. The Ilorin Emirate comprises of five Local Government Areas: Ilorin West, Ilorin South, Ilorin East, Asa and Moro.

Year of Creation

1967

Maternal Health Indicators

Infant Mortality Ratio

  • 50-103/1,000 live births

Maternal Mortality Ratio

  • 980/100,000 births

Family Planning Use

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

  • 2010 (at NURHI’s baseline): 21.3%
  • 2012 (at NURHI midterm): 29.5%

Unmet Need for Family Planning

  • 2010 (at NURHI’s baseline): 20.6%
  • 2012 (at NURHI midterm): 12.4%

Infrastructure

Educational Institutions

The University of Ilorin, Kwara State University and 2  private universities, two polytechnics, three colleges of education, school of Health technology and school of nursing are located in Kwara state. It also has a navy school of Health Science.

Primary Health Facilities

Kwara has 752 private and public health facilities. 40% of health facilities are private.

Demographic Information

Total Population

1,018,503