Buenos Aires, Argentina Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Buenos Aires, Argentina metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Buenos Aires in 2021 is 15,258,000, a 0.69% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Buenos Aires in 2020 was 15,154,000, a 0.64% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Buenos Aires in 2019 was 15,057,000, a 0.6% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Buenos Aires in 2018 was 14,967,000, a 0.59% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Argentina
City Name Population
Buenos Aires 15,258,000
Cordoba 1,585,000
Rosario 1,554,000
Mendoza 1,191,000
San Miguel de Tucuman 1,000,000
La Plata 894,000
Salta 697,000
Mar Del Plata 672,000
Santa Fe 570,000
San Juan 541,000
Santiago Del Estero 442,000
Resistencia 437,000
Neuquen-Plottier-Cipolletti 416,000
Corrientes 413,000
Posadas 396,000
San Salvador de Jujuy 366,000
Bahia Blanca 318,000
Buenos Aires - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 15,258,000 0.69%
2020 15,154,000 0.64%
2019 15,057,000 0.60%
2018 14,967,000 0.59%
2017 14,879,000 0.59%
2016 14,792,000 0.58%
2015 14,706,000 0.59%
2014 14,620,000 0.59%
2013 14,534,000 0.59%
2012 14,449,000 0.59%
2011 14,364,000 0.83%
2010 14,246,000 1.34%
2009 14,058,000 1.34%
2008 13,872,000 1.34%
2007 13,689,000 1.34%
2006 13,508,000 1.34%
2005 13,330,000 1.34%
2004 13,154,000 1.34%
2003 12,980,000 1.34%
2002 12,808,000 1.27%
2001 12,648,000 1.15%
2000 12,504,000 1.16%
1999 12,361,000 1.15%
1998 12,220,000 1.15%
1997 12,081,000 1.16%
1996 11,943,000 1.16%
1995 11,806,000 1.15%
1994 11,672,000 1.15%
1993 11,539,000 1.16%
1992 11,407,000 1.15%
1991 11,277,000 1.16%
1990 11,148,000 1.16%
1989 11,020,000 1.16%
1988 10,894,000 1.16%
1987 10,769,000 1.16%
1986 10,645,000 1.16%
1985 10,523,000 1.15%
1984 10,403,000 1.16%
1983 10,284,000 1.16%
1982 10,166,000 1.16%
1981 10,049,000 1.30%
1980 9,920,000 1.65%
1979 9,759,000 1.65%
1978 9,601,000 1.64%
1977 9,446,000 1.64%
1976 9,294,000 1.65%
1975 9,143,000 1.65%
1974 8,995,000 1.64%
1973 8,850,000 1.64%
1972 8,707,000 1.65%
1971 8,566,000 1.78%
1970 8,416,000 2.20%
1969 8,235,000 2.20%
1968 8,058,000 2.21%
1967 7,884,000 2.19%
1966 7,715,000 2.20%
1965 7,549,000 2.21%
1964 7,386,000 2.20%
1963 7,227,000 2.21%
1962 7,071,000 2.20%
1961 6,919,000 2.32%
1960 6,762,000 2.73%
1959 6,582,000 2.73%
1958 6,407,000 2.73%
1957 6,237,000 2.72%
1956 6,072,000 2.74%
1955 5,910,000 2.73%
1954 5,753,000 2.71%
1953 5,601,000 2.73%
1952 5,452,000 2.73%
1951 5,307,000 2.73%
1950 5,166,000 0.00%