Manama, Bahrain Metro Area Population 1950-2020

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%