Joao Pessoa, Brazil 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 Joao Pessoa, Brazil metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Joao Pessoa in 2020 is 1,378,000, a 1.1% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Joao Pessoa in 2019 was 1,363,000, a 1.19% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Joao Pessoa in 2018 was 1,347,000, a 1.51% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Joao Pessoa in 2017 was 1,327,000, a 1.45% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Brazil
City Name Population
Sao Paulo 22,043,000
Rio de Janeiro 13,458,000
Belo Horizonte 6,084,000
Brasilia 4,646,000
Porto Alegre 4,137,000
Recife 4,127,000
Fortaleza 4,073,000
Salvador 3,839,000
Curitiba 3,679,000
Campinas 3,301,000
Goiania 2,690,000
Belem 2,334,000
Manaus 2,261,000
Grande Vitoria 2,076,000
Baixada Santista 1,892,000
Grande Sao Luis 1,486,000
Natal 1,457,000
Joao Pessoa 1,378,000
Maceio 1,323,000
Joinville 1,303,000
Florianopolis 1,239,000
Teresina 1,021,000
Aracaju 1,009,000
Campo Grande 897,000
Londrina 886,000
Sorocaba 786,000
Sao Jose dos Campos 722,000
Ribeirao Preto 714,000
Uberlandia 687,000
Jundiai 679,000
Feira De Santana 602,000
Cuiaba 589,000
Juiz De Fora 575,000
Vale do Aco 522,000
Porto Velho 510,000
Macapa 486,000
Caxias Do Sul 484,000
Petrolina 477,000
Juazeiro Do Norte 461,000
Campos dos Goytacazes 451,000
Volta Redonda 445,000
Sao Jose do Rio Preto 439,000
Maringa 420,000
Piracicaba 401,000
Campina Grande 400,000
Montes Claros 398,000
Anapolis 385,000
Bauru 376,000
Rio Branco 370,000
Franca 352,000
Ponta Grossa 349,000
Blumenau 348,000
Boa Vista 344,000
Uberaba 333,000
Caruaru 331,000
Vitoria da Conquista 328,000
Pelotas 326,000
Cascavel 314,000
Taubate 313,000
Joao Pessoa - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,378,000 1.10%
2019 1,363,000 1.19%
2018 1,347,000 1.51%
2017 1,327,000 1.45%
2016 1,308,000 1.47%
2015 1,289,000 1.50%
2014 1,270,000 1.52%
2013 1,251,000 1.46%
2012 1,233,000 1.48%
2011 1,215,000 1.50%
2010 1,197,000 1.61%
2009 1,178,000 1.64%
2008 1,159,000 1.67%
2007 1,140,000 1.60%
2006 1,122,000 1.63%
2005 1,104,000 1.66%
2004 1,086,000 1.59%
2003 1,069,000 1.62%
2002 1,052,000 1.64%
2001 1,035,000 1.67%
2000 1,018,000 2.11%
1999 997,000 2.05%
1998 977,000 2.09%
1997 957,000 2.03%
1996 938,000 2.07%
1995 919,000 2.11%
1994 900,000 2.04%
1993 882,000 2.08%
1992 864,000 2.73%
1991 841,000 5.79%
1990 795,000 5.86%
1989 751,000 5.77%
1988 710,000 5.81%
1987 671,000 5.84%
1986 634,000 5.84%
1985 599,000 5.64%
1984 567,000 5.98%
1983 535,000 5.73%
1982 506,000 5.86%
1981 478,000 5.52%
1980 453,000 4.62%
1979 433,000 4.59%
1978 414,000 4.55%
1977 396,000 4.49%
1976 379,000 4.70%
1975 362,000 4.62%
1974 346,000 4.53%
1973 331,000 4.42%
1972 317,000 4.62%
1971 303,000 4.84%
1970 289,000 4.33%
1969 277,000 4.92%
1968 264,000 4.76%
1967 252,000 4.56%
1966 241,000 4.78%
1965 230,000 4.55%
1964 220,000 4.76%
1963 210,000 4.48%
1962 201,000 4.69%
1961 192,000 4.35%
1960 184,000 4.55%
1959 176,000 4.76%
1958 168,000 4.35%
1957 161,000 4.55%
1956 154,000 4.76%
1955 147,000 5.00%
1954 140,000 4.48%
1953 134,000 4.69%
1952 128,000 4.07%
1951 123,000 5.13%
1950 117,000 0.00%