Petrolina, 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 Petrolina, Brazil metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Petrolina in 2020 is 477,000, a 1.92% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Petrolina in 2019 was 468,000, a 1.96% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Petrolina in 2018 was 459,000, a 2.46% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Petrolina in 2017 was 448,000, a 2.52% 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
Petrolina - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 477,000 1.92%
2019 468,000 1.96%
2018 459,000 2.46%
2017 448,000 2.52%
2016 437,000 2.34%
2015 427,000 2.40%
2014 417,000 2.46%
2013 407,000 2.26%
2012 398,000 2.58%
2011 388,000 2.37%
2010 379,000 2.43%
2009 370,000 2.21%
2008 362,000 2.55%
2007 353,000 2.32%
2006 345,000 2.37%
2005 337,000 2.43%
2004 329,000 2.49%
2003 321,000 2.23%
2002 314,000 2.61%
2001 306,000 2.34%
2000 299,000 3.10%
1999 290,000 2.84%
1998 282,000 2.92%
1997 274,000 3.01%
1996 266,000 3.10%
1995 258,000 3.61%
1994 249,000 3.32%
1993 241,000 2.99%
1992 234,000 3.54%
1991 226,000 5.12%
1990 215,000 4.88%
1989 205,000 4.59%
1988 196,000 5.38%
1987 186,000 4.49%
1986 178,000 5.33%
1985 169,000 4.97%
1984 161,000 4.55%
1983 154,000 4.76%
1982 147,000 5.00%
1981 140,000 5.26%
1980 133,000 6.40%
1979 125,000 5.93%
1978 118,000 6.31%
1977 111,000 6.73%
1976 104,000 6.12%
1975 98,000 5.38%
1974 93,000 6.90%
1973 87,000 6.10%
1972 82,000 6.49%
1971 77,000 5.48%
1970 73,000 8.96%
1969 67,000 6.35%
1968 63,000 8.62%
1967 58,000 7.41%
1966 54,000 5.88%
1965 51,000 8.51%
1964 47,000 6.82%
1963 44,000 7.32%
1962 41,000 7.89%
1961 38,000 5.56%
1960 36,000 5.88%
1959 34,000 3.03%
1958 33,000 6.45%
1957 31,000 3.33%
1956 30,000 3.45%
1955 29,000 3.57%
1954 28,000 3.70%
1953 27,000 8.00%
1952 25,000 4.17%
1951 24,000 4.35%
1950 23,000 0.00%