Salvador, Brazil Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Salvador, Brazil metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Salvador in 2019 is 3,797,000, a 1.15% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Salvador in 2018 was 3,754,000, a 1.46% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Salvador in 2017 was 3,700,000, a 1.45% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Salvador in 2016 was 3,647,000, a 1.47% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in Brazil
City Name Population
Sao Paulo 21,847,000
Rio de Janeiro 13,374,000
Belo Horizonte 6,028,000
Brasilia 4,559,000
Porto Alegre 4,115,000
Recife 4,078,000
Fortaleza 4,026,000
Salvador 3,797,000
Curitiba 3,629,000
Campinas 3,256,000
Goiania 2,628,000
Belem 2,308,000
Manaus 2,217,000
Grande Vitoria 2,040,000
Baixada Santista 1,873,000
Grande Sao Luis 1,473,000
Natal 1,427,000
Joao Pessoa 1,363,000
Maceio 1,309,000
Joinville 1,287,000
Florianopolis 1,218,000
Teresina 1,011,000
Aracaju 991,000
Campo Grande 886,000
Londrina 872,000
Sorocaba 776,000
Sao Jose dos Campos 712,000
Ribeirao Preto 704,000
Uberlandia 678,000
Jundiai 668,000
Feira De Santana 594,000
Cuiaba 586,000
Juiz De Fora 570,000
Vale do Aco 518,000
Porto Velho 499,000
Caxias Do Sul 478,000
Macapa 476,000
Petrolina 468,000
Juazeiro Do Norte 454,000
Campos dos Goytacazes 449,000
Volta Redonda 445,000
Sao Jose do Rio Preto 434,000
Maringa 414,000
Campina Grande 397,000
Piracicaba 397,000
Montes Claros 393,000
Anapolis 380,000
Bauru 373,000
Rio Branco 365,000
Franca 349,000
Ponta Grossa 346,000
Blumenau 343,000
Boa Vista 338,000
Uberaba 330,000
Caruaru 327,000
Pelotas 325,000
Vitoria da Conquista 323,000
Cascavel 310,000
Taubate 309,000
Salvador - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%