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Population 6,113,503
Infant Mortality rate) 66%
Under 5 Mortality rate 13.5%

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Statistics

Health

  Infant Mortality rate 66.00% (MICSS 2017)
  Under 5 Mortality rate 13.50% (MICSS 2017)
  ANC Attendance (4 or more visit) 33.40% (MICSS 2017)
  Skilled Birth Attendance (SBA) 20.80% (MICSS 2017)
  Unmet need for Family Planning 29.50% (MICSS 2017)

Population

   Total Population 10,102,813
   Total Female 49% = 4,950,378
   Total Male 51% = 5,152,435
   Population under 15 48%
   Population between the ages of 19 and 59 years 46%
   People aged 60 and above 5.6%
   Rural population of the State 90%

 

Geography

   Borders Niger Republic, Kaduna, Kano, Jigawa, and Zamfara States
   Area 24,192 sq. km (9.341sq miles)
   Size rank 17th of the 36 states of Nigeria

Government

   Capital Katsina
   Governor Aminu Bello Masari
   Deputy Governor Alhaji Mannir Yakubu
   Local governments 34
   Federal Senatorial districts 3
   Political wards 361

History

Katsina State was formerly a city-state and a Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State before it was carved out carved out of Kaduna State in 23rd September 1987. The State is bordered to the North by the Niger Republic, to the South by Kaduna State, to the east by Kano and Jigawa States and to the West by Zamfara State. The State covers an area of 24,192 sq. km (9.341sq miles) of the landmass of Nigeria and is ranked 17th of the 36 states of Nigeria. The state has a population of 7,558,068 (NPoPC 2015 projection) and is ranked 5th of 36 position by landmass. The state has 3 senatorial districts, 361 political wards and consists of 34 Local Government Areas namely Bakori, Batagarawa, Batsari, Baure, Bindawa, Charanchi, Dandume, Danja, Dan Musa, Daura, Dutsi, Dutsin-ma, Faskari, Funtua, Ingawa, Jibia, Kafur, Kaita, Kankara, Kankia, Katsina, Kurfi, Kusada, Mai’Aduwa, Malumfashi, Mani, Mashi, Matazu, Musawa, Rimi, Sabuwa, Safana, Sandamu and Zango.

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