Bujumbura, Burundi Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bujumbura, Burundi metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Bujumbura in 2019 is 954,000, a 6.12% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Bujumbura in 2018 was 899,000, a 6.14% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Bujumbura in 2017 was 847,000, a 6.27% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Bujumbura in 2016 was 797,000, a 6.13% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Burundi
City Name Population
Bujumbura 954,000
Bujumbura - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 954,000 6.12%
2018 899,000 6.14%
2017 847,000 6.27%
2016 797,000 6.13%
2015 751,000 6.22%
2014 707,000 6.16%
2013 666,000 6.22%
2012 627,000 6.09%
2011 591,000 6.29%
2010 556,000 6.11%
2009 524,000 6.29%
2008 493,000 6.02%
2007 465,000 6.16%
2006 438,000 6.31%
2005 412,000 6.19%
2004 388,000 6.30%
2003 365,000 3.40%
2002 353,000 3.52%
2001 341,000 3.33%
2000 330,000 3.45%
1999 319,000 3.57%
1998 308,000 3.36%
1997 298,000 3.47%
1996 288,000 3.60%
1995 278,000 3.35%
1994 269,000 3.46%
1993 260,000 3.59%
1992 251,000 3.29%
1991 243,000 3.85%
1990 234,000 3.08%
1989 227,000 3.65%
1988 219,000 3.30%
1987 212,000 3.41%
1986 205,000 3.54%
1985 198,000 3.66%
1984 191,000 3.24%
1983 185,000 3.35%
1982 179,000 3.47%
1981 173,000 3.59%
1980 167,000 3.73%
1979 161,000 5.92%
1978 152,000 6.29%
1977 143,000 5.93%
1976 135,000 6.30%
1975 127,000 5.83%
1974 120,000 6.19%
1973 113,000 6.60%
1972 106,000 6.00%
1971 100,000 6.38%
1970 94,000 5.62%
1969 89,000 5.95%
1968 84,000 5.00%
1967 80,000 6.67%
1966 75,000 5.63%
1965 71,000 9.23%
1964 65,000 10.17%
1963 59,000 9.26%
1962 54,000 8.00%
1961 50,000 8.70%
1960 46,000 9.52%
1959 42,000 10.53%
1958 38,000 8.57%
1957 35,000 9.38%
1956 32,000 10.34%
1955 29,000 7.41%
1954 27,000 8.00%
1953 25,000 13.64%
1952 22,000 4.76%
1951 21,000 10.53%
1950 19,000 0.00%