Khulna, Bangladesh Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Khulna, Bangladesh metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Khulna in 2019 is 963,000, a 1.23% decline from 2018.
  • The population of Khulna in 2018 was 975,000, a 1.52% decline from 2017.
  • The population of Khulna in 2017 was 990,000, a 1.49% decline from 2016.
  • The population of Khulna in 2016 was 1,005,000, a 1.47% decline from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Bangladesh
City Name Population
Dhaka 20,284,000
Chittagong 4,915,000
Khulna 963,000
Rajshahi 893,000
Sylhet 814,000
Bogra 730,000
Comilla 569,000
Barisal 467,000
Mymensingh 453,000
Rupganj 441,000
Rangpur 399,000
Khulna - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%