Khulna, Bangladesh Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Khulna, Bangladesh metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Khulna in 2021 is 949,000, a 0.52% decline from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Khulna in 2020 was 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.
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
Khulna - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 949,000 -0.52%
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%