Tirana, Albania Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tirana, Albania metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tirana in 2020 is 494,000, a 1.86% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tirana in 2019 was 485,000, a 1.89% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Tirana in 2018 was 476,000, a 1.93% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tirana in 2017 was 467,000, a 1.97% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Albania
City Name Population
Tirana 494,000
Tirana - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 494,000 1.86%
2019 485,000 1.89%
2018 476,000 1.93%
2017 467,000 1.97%
2016 458,000 2.00%
2015 449,000 1.81%
2014 441,000 1.85%
2013 433,000 2.12%
2012 424,000 1.68%
2011 417,000 1.96%
2010 409,000 2.00%
2009 401,000 1.78%
2008 394,000 2.07%
2007 386,000 1.85%
2006 379,000 1.88%
2005 372,000 1.92%
2004 365,000 1.96%
2003 358,000 1.99%
2002 351,000 1.74%
2001 345,000 2.99%
2000 335,000 3.08%
1999 325,000 2.85%
1998 316,000 3.27%
1997 306,000 3.03%
1996 297,000 3.13%
1995 288,000 3.23%
1994 279,000 2.95%
1993 271,000 3.04%
1992 263,000 3.14%
1991 255,000 3.24%
1990 247,000 2.92%
1989 240,000 2.56%
1988 234,000 2.63%
1987 228,000 2.24%
1986 223,000 2.29%
1985 218,000 2.35%
1984 213,000 2.40%
1983 208,000 2.46%
1982 203,000 2.53%
1981 198,000 2.06%
1980 194,000 2.65%
1979 189,000 2.16%
1978 185,000 2.21%
1977 181,000 1.69%
1976 178,000 2.30%
1975 174,000 2.35%
1974 170,000 1.80%
1973 167,000 2.45%
1972 163,000 1.88%
1971 160,000 1.91%
1970 157,000 2.61%
1969 153,000 1.32%
1968 151,000 1.34%
1967 149,000 1.36%
1966 147,000 1.38%
1965 145,000 1.40%
1964 143,000 1.42%
1963 141,000 0.71%
1962 140,000 1.45%
1961 138,000 2.22%
1960 135,000 4.65%
1959 129,000 4.88%
1958 123,000 5.13%
1957 117,000 4.46%
1956 112,000 4.67%
1955 107,000 4.90%
1954 102,000 5.15%
1953 97,000 4.30%
1952 93,000 4.49%
1951 89,000 4.71%
1950 85,000 0.00%