Porto Alegre, Brazil Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Porto Alegre, Brazil metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Porto Alegre in 2021 is 4,161,000, a 0.58% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Porto Alegre in 2020 was 4,137,000, a 0.53% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Porto Alegre in 2019 was 4,115,000, a 0.51% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Porto Alegre in 2018 was 4,094,000, a 0.79% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Brazil
City Name Population
Sao Paulo 22,237,000
Rio de Janeiro 13,544,000
Belo Horizonte 6,140,000
Brasilia 4,728,000
Recife 4,175,000
Porto Alegre 4,161,000
Fortaleza 4,120,000
Salvador 3,880,000
Curitiba 3,726,000
Campinas 3,344,000
Goiania 2,748,000
Belem 2,360,000
Manaus 2,302,000
Grande Vitoria 2,110,000
Baixada Santista 1,911,000
Grande Sao Luis 1,498,000
Natal 1,485,000
Joao Pessoa 1,393,000
Maceio 1,337,000
Joinville 1,319,000
Florianopolis 1,259,000
Teresina 1,031,000
Aracaju 1,027,000
Campo Grande 907,000
Londrina 899,000
Sorocaba 796,000
Sao Jose dos Campos 731,000
Ribeirao Preto 724,000
Uberlandia 695,000
Jundiai 688,000
Feira De Santana 610,000
Cuiaba 592,000
Juiz De Fora 581,000
Vale do Aco 526,000
Porto Velho 521,000
Macapa 496,000
Caxias Do Sul 489,000
Petrolina 486,000
Juazeiro Do Norte 469,000
Campos dos Goytacazes 454,000
Volta Redonda 446,000
Sao Jose do Rio Preto 444,000
Maringa 426,000
Piracicaba 405,000
Campina Grande 402,000
Montes Claros 402,000
Anapolis 389,000
Bauru 379,000
Rio Branco 375,000
Franca 355,000
Ponta Grossa 353,000
Blumenau 352,000
Boa Vista 350,000
Uberaba 337,000
Caruaru 336,000
Vitoria da Conquista 332,000
Pelotas 328,000
Cascavel 318,000
Taubate 316,000
Porto Alegre - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 4,161,000 0.58%
2020 4,137,000 0.53%
2019 4,115,000 0.51%
2018 4,094,000 0.79%
2017 4,062,000 0.79%
2016 4,030,000 0.80%
2015 3,998,000 0.81%
2014 3,966,000 0.79%
2013 3,935,000 0.79%
2012 3,904,000 0.80%
2011 3,873,000 0.81%
2010 3,842,000 0.79%
2009 3,812,000 0.79%
2008 3,782,000 0.80%
2007 3,752,000 0.81%
2006 3,722,000 0.79%
2005 3,693,000 0.79%
2004 3,664,000 0.80%
2003 3,635,000 0.80%
2002 3,606,000 0.81%
2001 3,577,000 0.87%
2000 3,546,000 1.66%
1999 3,488,000 1.69%
1998 3,430,000 1.69%
1997 3,373,000 1.66%
1996 3,318,000 1.69%
1995 3,263,000 1.68%
1994 3,209,000 1.71%
1993 3,155,000 1.68%
1992 3,103,000 1.84%
1991 3,047,000 2.59%
1990 2,970,000 2.59%
1989 2,895,000 2.59%
1988 2,822,000 2.62%
1987 2,750,000 2.57%
1986 2,681,000 2.60%
1985 2,613,000 2.59%
1984 2,547,000 2.58%
1983 2,483,000 2.60%
1982 2,420,000 2.59%
1981 2,359,000 3.01%
1980 2,290,000 5.09%
1979 2,179,000 5.06%
1978 2,074,000 5.07%
1977 1,974,000 5.06%
1976 1,879,000 5.09%
1975 1,788,000 5.05%
1974 1,702,000 5.06%
1973 1,620,000 5.06%
1972 1,542,000 5.11%
1971 1,467,000 4.94%
1970 1,398,000 4.72%
1969 1,335,000 4.71%
1968 1,275,000 4.68%
1967 1,218,000 4.73%
1966 1,163,000 4.68%
1965 1,111,000 4.71%
1964 1,061,000 4.64%
1963 1,014,000 4.75%
1962 968,000 4.65%
1961 925,000 4.88%
1960 882,000 6.14%
1959 831,000 6.13%
1958 783,000 6.10%
1957 738,000 6.03%
1956 696,000 6.10%
1955 656,000 6.15%
1954 618,000 6.00%
1953 583,000 6.00%
1952 550,000 6.18%
1951 518,000 6.15%
1950 488,000 0.00%