Natal, Brazil Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Natal, Brazil metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Natal in 2022 is 1,512,000, a 1.82% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Natal in 2021 was 1,485,000, a 1.92% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Natal in 2020 was 1,457,000, a 2.1% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Natal in 2019 was 1,427,000, a 2.29% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Brazil
City Name Population
Sao Paulo 22,430,000
Rio de Janeiro 13,634,000
Belo Horizonte 6,194,000
Brasilia 4,804,000
Recife 4,220,000
Porto Alegre 4,185,000
Fortaleza 4,164,000
Salvador 3,920,000
Curitiba 3,771,000
Campinas 3,385,000
Goiania 2,801,000
Belem 2,385,000
Manaus 2,341,000
Grande Vitoria 2,142,000
Baixada Santista 1,930,000
Natal 1,512,000
Grande Sao Luis 1,511,000
Joao Pessoa 1,408,000
Maceio 1,351,000
Joinville 1,334,000
Florianopolis 1,278,000
Aracaju 1,042,000
Teresina 1,041,000
Campo Grande 917,000
Londrina 911,000
Sorocaba 805,000
Sao Jose dos Campos 741,000
Ribeirao Preto 733,000
Uberlandia 704,000
Jundiai 697,000
Feira De Santana 617,000
Cuiaba 595,000
Juiz De Fora 586,000
Porto Velho 531,000
Vale do Aco 530,000
Macapa 505,000
Caxias Do Sul 494,000
Petrolina 494,000
Juazeiro Do Norte 475,000
Campos dos Goytacazes 456,000
Sao Jose do Rio Preto 448,000
Volta Redonda 447,000
Maringa 432,000
Piracicaba 408,000
Montes Claros 407,000
Campina Grande 405,000
Anapolis 394,000
Bauru 382,000
Rio Branco 380,000
Franca 358,000
Blumenau 357,000
Ponta Grossa 357,000
Boa Vista 356,000
Uberaba 341,000
Caruaru 340,000
Vitoria da Conquista 337,000
Pelotas 330,000
Cascavel 322,000
Taubate 319,000
Natal - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 1,512,000 1.82%
2021 1,485,000 1.92%
2020 1,457,000 2.10%
2019 1,427,000 2.29%
2018 1,395,000 2.57%
2017 1,360,000 2.56%
2016 1,326,000 2.63%
2015 1,292,000 2.62%
2014 1,259,000 2.61%
2013 1,227,000 2.59%
2012 1,196,000 2.57%
2011 1,166,000 2.64%
2010 1,136,000 2.62%
2009 1,107,000 2.59%
2008 1,079,000 2.57%
2007 1,052,000 2.63%
2006 1,025,000 2.60%
2005 999,000 2.57%
2004 974,000 2.63%
2003 949,000 2.59%
2002 925,000 2.55%
2001 902,000 2.62%
2000 879,000 2.93%
1999 854,000 2.89%
1998 830,000 2.85%
1997 807,000 2.80%
1996 785,000 2.88%
1995 763,000 2.97%
1994 741,000 2.77%
1993 721,000 2.85%
1992 701,000 2.94%
1991 681,000 3.50%
1990 658,000 3.30%
1989 637,000 3.41%
1988 616,000 3.53%
1987 595,000 3.30%
1986 576,000 3.41%
1985 557,000 3.53%
1984 538,000 3.26%
1983 521,000 3.37%
1982 504,000 3.49%
1981 487,000 3.62%
1980 470,000 5.15%
1979 447,000 5.18%
1978 425,000 5.20%
1977 404,000 4.94%
1976 385,000 5.19%
1975 366,000 5.17%
1974 348,000 5.14%
1973 331,000 5.08%
1972 315,000 5.35%
1971 299,000 4.91%
1970 285,000 5.17%
1969 271,000 5.04%
1968 258,000 5.31%
1967 245,000 5.15%
1966 233,000 4.95%
1965 222,000 5.21%
1964 211,000 4.98%
1963 201,000 5.24%
1962 191,000 4.95%
1961 182,000 5.20%
1960 173,000 5.49%
1959 164,000 5.13%
1958 156,000 5.41%
1957 148,000 5.71%
1956 140,000 5.26%
1955 133,000 5.56%
1954 126,000 5.00%
1953 120,000 5.26%
1952 114,000 5.56%
1951 108,000 5.88%
1950 102,000 0.00%