Khulna, 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 Khulna, Bangladesh metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Khulna in 2020 is 954,000, a 0.93% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Khulna in 2019 was 963,000, a 1.23% decline from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Khulna in 2018 was 975,000, a 1.52% decline from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Khulna in 2017 was 990,000, a 1.49% decline 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
Khulna - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 954,000 -0.93%
2019 963,000 -1.23%
2018 975,000 -1.52%
2017 990,000 -1.49%
2016 1,005,000 -1.47%
2015 1,020,000 -1.45%
2014 1,035,000 -1.43%
2013 1,050,000 -1.50%
2012 1,066,000 -1.48%
2011 1,082,000 -1.46%
2010 1,098,000 -1.44%
2009 1,114,000 -1.50%
2008 1,131,000 -1.48%
2007 1,148,000 -1.46%
2006 1,165,000 -1.44%
2005 1,182,000 -1.50%
2004 1,200,000 -1.48%
2003 1,218,000 -1.46%
2002 1,236,000 -1.51%
2001 1,255,000 0.64%
2000 1,247,000 2.21%
1999 1,220,000 2.18%
1998 1,194,000 2.23%
1997 1,168,000 2.28%
1996 1,142,000 2.24%
1995 1,117,000 2.20%
1994 1,093,000 2.25%
1993 1,069,000 2.20%
1992 1,046,000 2.25%
1991 1,023,000 3.86%
1990 985,000 4.45%
1989 943,000 4.55%
1988 902,000 4.52%
1987 863,000 4.61%
1986 825,000 4.43%
1985 790,000 4.64%
1984 755,000 4.43%
1983 723,000 4.63%
1982 691,000 4.54%
1981 661,000 5.42%
1980 627,000 5.73%
1979 593,000 5.89%
1978 560,000 5.86%
1977 529,000 5.80%
1976 500,000 5.93%
1975 472,000 5.83%
1974 446,000 8.52%
1973 411,000 9.89%
1972 374,000 10.00%
1971 340,000 9.68%
1970 310,000 9.93%
1969 282,000 9.73%
1968 257,000 9.83%
1967 234,000 9.86%
1966 213,000 9.79%
1965 194,000 10.23%
1964 176,000 9.32%
1963 161,000 10.27%
1962 146,000 9.77%
1961 133,000 8.13%
1960 123,000 6.96%
1959 115,000 7.48%
1958 107,000 7.00%
1957 100,000 7.53%
1956 93,000 6.90%
1955 87,000 7.41%
1954 81,000 8.00%
1953 75,000 7.14%
1952 70,000 6.06%
1951 66,000 8.20%
1950 61,000 0.00%