Salvador, Brazil Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Salvador, Brazil metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Salvador in 2022 is 3,920,000, a 1.03% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Salvador in 2021 was 3,880,000, a 1.07% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Salvador in 2020 was 3,839,000, a 1.11% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Salvador in 2019 was 3,797,000, a 1.15% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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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
Salvador - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 3,920,000 1.03%
2021 3,880,000 1.07%
2020 3,839,000 1.11%
2019 3,797,000 1.15%
2018 3,754,000 1.46%
2017 3,700,000 1.45%
2016 3,647,000 1.47%
2015 3,594,000 1.47%
2014 3,542,000 1.43%
2013 3,492,000 1.48%
2012 3,441,000 1.44%
2011 3,392,000 1.47%
2010 3,343,000 1.46%
2009 3,295,000 1.45%
2008 3,248,000 1.47%
2007 3,201,000 1.46%
2006 3,155,000 1.45%
2005 3,110,000 1.47%
2004 3,065,000 1.46%
2003 3,021,000 1.48%
2002 2,977,000 1.43%
2001 2,935,000 1.52%
2000 2,891,000 2.05%
1999 2,833,000 2.02%
1998 2,777,000 2.02%
1997 2,722,000 2.02%
1996 2,668,000 2.07%
1995 2,614,000 2.03%
1994 2,562,000 2.03%
1993 2,511,000 2.03%
1992 2,461,000 2.24%
1991 2,407,000 3.26%
1990 2,331,000 3.28%
1989 2,257,000 3.30%
1988 2,185,000 3.31%
1987 2,115,000 3.27%
1986 2,048,000 3.28%
1985 1,983,000 3.28%
1984 1,920,000 3.28%
1983 1,859,000 3.28%
1982 1,800,000 3.33%
1981 1,742,000 3.51%
1980 1,683,000 4.66%
1979 1,608,000 4.62%
1978 1,537,000 4.63%
1977 1,469,000 4.63%
1976 1,404,000 4.70%
1975 1,341,000 4.60%
1974 1,282,000 4.65%
1973 1,225,000 4.61%
1972 1,171,000 4.65%
1971 1,119,000 4.68%
1970 1,069,000 4.80%
1969 1,020,000 4.72%
1968 974,000 4.73%
1967 930,000 4.85%
1966 887,000 4.72%
1965 847,000 4.70%
1964 809,000 4.79%
1963 772,000 4.75%
1962 737,000 4.84%
1961 703,000 4.77%
1960 671,000 5.17%
1959 638,000 5.28%
1958 606,000 5.21%
1957 576,000 5.30%
1956 547,000 5.19%
1955 520,000 5.26%
1954 494,000 5.11%
1953 470,000 5.15%
1952 447,000 5.42%
1951 424,000 5.21%
1950 403,000 0.00%