Barisal, Bangladesh Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Barisal, Bangladesh metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Barisal in 2021 is 500,000, a 3.31% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Barisal in 2020 was 484,000, a 3.64% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Barisal in 2019 was 467,000, a 3.32% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Barisal in 2018 was 452,000, a 3.43% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Bangladesh
City Name Population
Dhaka 21,741,000
Chittagong 5,133,000
Khulna 949,000
Rajshahi 924,000
Sylhet 890,000
Bogra 820,000
Comilla 609,000
Rupganj 522,000
Barisal 500,000
Mymensingh 468,000
Rangpur 416,000
Barisal - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 500,000 3.31%
2020 484,000 3.64%
2019 467,000 3.32%
2018 452,000 3.43%
2017 437,000 3.55%
2016 422,000 3.43%
2015 408,000 3.55%
2014 394,000 3.41%
2013 381,000 3.53%
2012 368,000 3.37%
2011 356,000 3.49%
2010 344,000 3.30%
2009 333,000 3.74%
2008 321,000 3.22%
2007 311,000 3.67%
2006 300,000 3.45%
2005 290,000 3.57%
2004 280,000 3.32%
2003 271,000 3.44%
2002 262,000 3.56%
2001 253,000 2.02%
2000 248,000 1.64%
1999 244,000 1.24%
1998 241,000 1.26%
1997 238,000 1.71%
1996 234,000 1.30%
1995 231,000 1.32%
1994 228,000 1.33%
1993 225,000 1.35%
1992 222,000 1.37%
1991 219,000 1.86%
1990 215,000 1.42%
1989 212,000 1.92%
1988 208,000 1.96%
1987 204,000 1.49%
1986 201,000 2.03%
1985 197,000 2.07%
1984 193,000 1.58%
1983 190,000 1.60%
1982 187,000 2.19%
1981 183,000 4.57%
1980 175,000 6.71%
1979 164,000 6.49%
1978 154,000 6.21%
1977 145,000 5.84%
1976 137,000 7.03%
1975 128,000 5.79%
1974 121,000 4.31%
1973 116,000 2.65%
1972 113,000 2.73%
1971 110,000 2.80%
1970 107,000 1.90%
1969 105,000 2.94%
1968 102,000 3.03%
1967 99,000 2.06%
1966 97,000 3.19%
1965 94,000 2.17%
1964 92,000 2.22%
1963 90,000 3.45%
1962 87,000 2.35%
1961 85,000 2.41%
1960 83,000 1.22%
1959 82,000 1.23%
1958 81,000 1.25%
1957 80,000 2.56%
1956 78,000 1.30%
1955 77,000 1.32%
1954 76,000 1.33%
1953 75,000 2.74%
1952 73,000 1.39%
1951 72,000 1.41%
1950 71,000 0.00%