Cochabamba, Bolivia 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 Cochabamba, Bolivia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Cochabamba in 2020 is 1,304,000, a 2.6% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Cochabamba in 2019 was 1,271,000, a 2.75% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Cochabamba in 2018 was 1,237,000, a 2.83% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Cochabamba in 2017 was 1,203,000, a 2.91% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Bolivia
City Name Population
La Paz 1,858,000
Santa Cruz 1,713,000
Cochabamba 1,304,000
Oruro 318,000
Cochabamba - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,304,000 2.60%
2019 1,271,000 2.75%
2018 1,237,000 2.83%
2017 1,203,000 2.91%
2016 1,169,000 2.90%
2015 1,136,000 2.81%
2014 1,105,000 2.89%
2013 1,074,000 2.87%
2012 1,044,000 2.96%
2011 1,014,000 2.84%
2010 986,000 2.92%
2009 958,000 2.90%
2008 931,000 2.87%
2007 905,000 2.84%
2006 880,000 2.92%
2005 855,000 2.89%
2004 831,000 2.85%
2003 808,000 2.93%
2002 785,000 3.02%
2001 762,000 3.67%
2000 735,000 3.67%
1999 709,000 3.81%
1998 683,000 3.64%
1997 659,000 3.78%
1996 635,000 3.59%
1995 613,000 3.72%
1994 591,000 3.68%
1993 570,000 3.83%
1992 549,000 5.17%
1991 522,000 5.24%
1990 496,000 5.31%
1989 471,000 5.37%
1988 447,000 5.42%
1987 424,000 5.21%
1986 403,000 5.50%
1985 382,000 5.23%
1984 363,000 5.22%
1983 345,000 5.50%
1982 327,000 5.14%
1981 311,000 5.42%
1980 295,000 5.36%
1979 280,000 5.26%
1978 266,000 5.14%
1977 253,000 4.98%
1976 241,000 3.88%
1975 232,000 3.57%
1974 224,000 3.70%
1973 216,000 3.85%
1972 208,000 3.48%
1971 201,000 3.61%
1970 194,000 3.74%
1969 187,000 3.89%
1968 180,000 3.45%
1967 174,000 3.57%
1966 168,000 3.70%
1965 162,000 3.85%
1964 156,000 4.00%
1963 150,000 3.45%
1962 145,000 3.57%
1961 140,000 3.70%
1960 135,000 3.85%
1959 130,000 4.00%
1958 125,000 3.31%
1957 121,000 3.42%
1956 117,000 3.54%
1955 113,000 3.67%
1954 109,000 3.81%
1953 105,000 3.96%
1952 101,000 4.12%
1951 97,000 3.19%
1950 94,000 0.00%