Plovdiv, Bulgaria 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 Plovdiv, Bulgaria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Plovdiv in 2020 is 347,000, a 0.29% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Plovdiv in 2019 was 346,000, a 0.29% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Plovdiv in 2018 was 345,000, a 0.29% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Plovdiv in 2017 was 344,000, a 0.29% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Bulgaria
City Name Population
Sofia 1,281,000
Plovdiv 347,000
Varna 335,000
Plovdiv - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 347,000 0.29%
2019 346,000 0.29%
2018 345,000 0.29%
2017 344,000 0.29%
2016 343,000 0.29%
2015 342,000 0.29%
2014 341,000 0.29%
2013 340,000 0.29%
2012 339,000 -0.29%
2011 340,000 0.00%
2010 340,000 0.00%
2009 340,000 0.00%
2008 340,000 -0.29%
2007 341,000 0.00%
2006 341,000 0.00%
2005 341,000 0.00%
2004 341,000 0.00%
2003 341,000 0.00%
2002 341,000 0.00%
2001 341,000 0.00%
2000 341,000 0.00%
1999 341,000 0.00%
1998 341,000 0.00%
1997 341,000 0.00%
1996 341,000 0.00%
1995 341,000 0.00%
1994 341,000 0.00%
1993 341,000 0.00%
1992 341,000 0.00%
1991 341,000 0.00%
1990 341,000 -0.29%
1989 342,000 0.00%
1988 342,000 0.00%
1987 342,000 0.00%
1986 342,000 0.59%
1985 340,000 1.19%
1984 336,000 1.51%
1983 331,000 1.22%
1982 327,000 1.24%
1981 323,000 1.25%
1980 319,000 1.27%
1979 315,000 1.61%
1978 310,000 1.31%
1977 306,000 1.32%
1976 302,000 2.03%
1975 296,000 2.78%
1974 288,000 3.23%
1973 279,000 2.95%
1972 271,000 3.04%
1971 263,000 3.14%
1970 255,000 2.82%
1969 248,000 3.33%
1968 240,000 3.00%
1967 233,000 3.10%
1966 226,000 3.20%
1965 219,000 3.79%
1964 211,000 3.43%
1963 204,000 3.55%
1962 197,000 3.68%
1961 190,000 3.83%
1960 183,000 3.39%
1959 177,000 3.51%
1958 171,000 3.64%
1957 165,000 3.13%
1956 160,000 2.56%
1955 156,000 2.63%
1954 152,000 2.70%
1953 148,000 2.78%
1952 144,000 2.13%
1951 141,000 2.92%
1950 137,000 0.00%