Manama, Bahrain 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 Manama, Bahrain metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Manama in 2020 is 635,000, a 5.83% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Manama in 2019 was 600,000, a 6.19% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Manama in 2018 was 565,000, a 8.65% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Manama in 2017 was 520,000, a 8.56% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Bahrain
City Name Population
Manama 635,000
Manama - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 635,000 5.83%
2019 600,000 6.19%
2018 565,000 8.65%
2017 520,000 8.56%
2016 479,000 8.62%
2015 441,000 8.62%
2014 406,000 8.56%
2013 374,000 8.72%
2012 344,000 8.52%
2011 317,000 8.56%
2010 292,000 8.15%
2009 270,000 8.00%
2008 250,000 7.76%
2007 232,000 8.41%
2006 214,000 8.08%
2005 198,000 7.61%
2004 184,000 8.24%
2003 170,000 8.28%
2002 157,000 7.53%
2001 146,000 2.82%
2000 142,000 1.43%
1999 140,000 1.45%
1998 138,000 0.73%
1997 137,000 1.48%
1996 135,000 1.50%
1995 133,000 0.76%
1994 132,000 1.54%
1993 130,000 0.78%
1992 129,000 1.57%
1991 127,000 0.79%
1990 126,000 0.80%
1989 125,000 1.63%
1988 123,000 0.82%
1987 122,000 0.83%
1986 121,000 0.83%
1985 120,000 0.84%
1984 119,000 0.85%
1983 118,000 1.72%
1982 116,000 0.87%
1981 115,000 1.77%
1980 113,000 2.73%
1979 110,000 2.80%
1978 107,000 1.90%
1977 105,000 2.94%
1976 102,000 3.03%
1975 99,000 2.06%
1974 97,000 2.11%
1973 95,000 3.26%
1972 92,000 2.22%
1971 90,000 2.27%
1970 88,000 2.33%
1969 86,000 1.18%
1968 85,000 2.41%
1967 83,000 2.47%
1966 81,000 1.25%
1965 80,000 3.90%
1964 77,000 4.05%
1963 74,000 4.23%
1962 71,000 4.41%
1961 68,000 4.62%
1960 65,000 4.84%
1959 62,000 5.08%
1958 59,000 5.36%
1957 56,000 3.70%
1956 54,000 5.88%
1955 51,000 4.08%
1954 49,000 4.26%
1953 47,000 6.82%
1952 44,000 4.76%
1951 42,000 5.00%
1950 40,000 0.00%