La Paz, 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 La Paz, Bolivia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of La Paz in 2020 is 1,858,000, a 1.25% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of La Paz in 2019 was 1,835,000, a 1.16% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of La Paz in 2018 was 1,814,000, a 1.28% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of La Paz in 2017 was 1,791,000, a 1.3% 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
La Paz - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,858,000 1.25%
2019 1,835,000 1.16%
2018 1,814,000 1.28%
2017 1,791,000 1.30%
2016 1,768,000 1.32%
2015 1,745,000 1.28%
2014 1,723,000 1.29%
2013 1,701,000 1.31%
2012 1,679,000 1.33%
2011 1,657,000 1.28%
2010 1,636,000 1.30%
2009 1,615,000 1.32%
2008 1,594,000 1.27%
2007 1,574,000 1.29%
2006 1,554,000 1.30%
2005 1,534,000 1.32%
2004 1,514,000 1.27%
2003 1,495,000 1.36%
2002 1,475,000 1.51%
2001 1,453,000 2.69%
2000 1,415,000 2.69%
1999 1,378,000 2.68%
1998 1,342,000 2.68%
1997 1,307,000 2.67%
1996 1,273,000 2.66%
1995 1,240,000 2.65%
1994 1,208,000 2.72%
1993 1,176,000 2.62%
1992 1,146,000 2.78%
1991 1,115,000 2.86%
1990 1,084,000 2.85%
1989 1,054,000 2.73%
1988 1,026,000 2.81%
1987 998,000 2.89%
1986 970,000 2.75%
1985 944,000 2.83%
1984 918,000 2.80%
1983 893,000 2.76%
1982 869,000 2.84%
1981 845,000 2.80%
1980 822,000 2.88%
1979 799,000 2.83%
1978 777,000 2.78%
1977 756,000 2.86%
1976 735,000 3.23%
1975 712,000 3.34%
1974 689,000 3.30%
1973 667,000 3.25%
1972 646,000 3.19%
1971 626,000 3.30%
1970 606,000 3.24%
1969 587,000 3.16%
1968 569,000 3.27%
1967 551,000 3.38%
1966 533,000 3.09%
1965 517,000 3.40%
1964 500,000 3.09%
1963 485,000 3.41%
1962 469,000 3.08%
1961 455,000 3.41%
1960 440,000 3.29%
1959 426,000 3.15%
1958 413,000 3.25%
1957 400,000 3.36%
1956 387,000 3.20%
1955 375,000 3.31%
1954 363,000 3.13%
1953 352,000 3.23%
1952 341,000 3.33%
1951 330,000 3.13%
1950 320,000 0.00%