Baku, Azerbaijan 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 Baku, Azerbaijan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Baku in 2020 is 2,341,000, a 1.21% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Baku in 2019 was 2,313,000, a 1.18% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Baku in 2018 was 2,286,000, a 1.2% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Baku in 2017 was 2,259,000, a 1.16% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Azerbaijan
City Name Population
Baku 2,341,000
Sumquayit 354,000
Ganca 341,000
Baku - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,341,000 1.21%
2019 2,313,000 1.18%
2018 2,286,000 1.20%
2017 2,259,000 1.16%
2016 2,233,000 1.22%
2015 2,206,000 1.19%
2014 2,180,000 1.16%
2013 2,155,000 1.17%
2012 2,130,000 1.19%
2011 2,105,000 2.09%
2010 2,062,000 2.95%
2009 2,003,000 2.98%
2008 1,945,000 2.05%
2007 1,906,000 1.17%
2006 1,884,000 0.91%
2005 1,867,000 0.65%
2004 1,855,000 0.65%
2003 1,843,000 0.71%
2002 1,830,000 0.66%
2001 1,818,000 0.66%
2000 1,806,000 0.67%
1999 1,794,000 0.50%
1998 1,785,000 0.34%
1997 1,779,000 0.40%
1996 1,772,000 0.34%
1995 1,766,000 0.40%
1994 1,759,000 0.34%
1993 1,753,000 0.40%
1992 1,746,000 0.34%
1991 1,740,000 0.40%
1990 1,733,000 0.35%
1989 1,727,000 0.76%
1988 1,714,000 1.06%
1987 1,696,000 1.07%
1986 1,678,000 1.08%
1985 1,660,000 1.03%
1984 1,643,000 1.11%
1983 1,625,000 1.06%
1982 1,608,000 1.07%
1981 1,591,000 1.08%
1980 1,574,000 1.03%
1979 1,558,000 1.76%
1978 1,531,000 2.34%
1977 1,496,000 2.33%
1976 1,462,000 2.31%
1975 1,429,000 2.29%
1974 1,397,000 2.34%
1973 1,365,000 2.32%
1972 1,334,000 2.30%
1971 1,304,000 2.35%
1970 1,274,000 2.33%
1969 1,245,000 2.38%
1968 1,216,000 2.44%
1967 1,187,000 2.42%
1966 1,159,000 2.39%
1965 1,132,000 2.44%
1964 1,105,000 2.31%
1963 1,080,000 2.47%
1962 1,054,000 2.43%
1961 1,029,000 2.39%
1960 1,005,000 2.34%
1959 982,000 1.66%
1958 966,000 0.94%
1957 957,000 0.95%
1956 948,000 0.85%
1955 940,000 0.97%
1954 931,000 0.98%
1953 922,000 0.88%
1952 914,000 0.99%
1951 905,000 0.89%
1950 897,000 0.00%