Barisal, Bangladesh 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 Barisal, Bangladesh metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Barisal in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Barisal in 2017 was 437,000, a 3.55% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Bangladesh
City Name Population
Dhaka 21,006,000
Chittagong 5,020,000
Khulna 954,000
Rajshahi 908,000
Sylhet 852,000
Bogra 775,000
Comilla 589,000
Barisal 484,000
Rupganj 482,000
Mymensingh 460,000
Rangpur 407,000
Barisal - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%