Halifax, Canada Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Halifax, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Halifax in 2020 is 413,000, a 0.49% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Halifax in 2019 was 411,000, a 0.49% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Halifax in 2018 was 409,000, a 0.74% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Halifax in 2017 was 406,000, a 0.5% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Canada
City Name Population
Toronto 6,197,000
Montreal 4,221,000
Vancouver 2,581,000
Calgary 1,547,000
Edmonton 1,461,000
Ottawa-Gatineau 1,393,000
Quebec 826,000
Winnipeg 817,000
Hamilton 767,000
Kitchener-Cambrigde-Waterloo 562,000
London 508,000
St. Catharines-Niagara 416,000
Halifax 413,000
Oshawa 398,000
Victoria 386,000
Windsor 336,000
Saskatoon 325,000
Halifax - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 413,000 0.49%
2019 411,000 0.49%
2018 409,000 0.74%
2017 406,000 0.50%
2016 404,000 0.75%
2015 401,000 0.75%
2014 398,000 0.51%
2013 396,000 0.76%
2012 393,000 0.51%
2011 391,000 1.03%
2010 387,000 0.78%
2009 384,000 1.05%
2008 380,000 0.80%
2007 377,000 1.07%
2006 373,000 0.81%
2005 370,000 0.54%
2004 368,000 0.82%
2003 365,000 0.83%
2002 362,000 0.56%
2001 360,000 1.12%
2000 356,000 0.85%
1999 353,000 0.86%
1998 350,000 0.86%
1997 347,000 1.17%
1996 343,000 1.18%
1995 339,000 1.50%
1994 334,000 1.21%
1993 330,000 1.54%
1992 325,000 1.25%
1991 321,000 1.58%
1990 316,000 1.61%
1989 311,000 1.63%
1988 306,000 1.66%
1987 301,000 1.69%
1986 296,000 1.02%
1985 293,000 1.03%
1984 290,000 1.05%
1983 287,000 1.06%
1982 284,000 1.07%
1981 281,000 1.08%
1980 278,000 0.72%
1979 276,000 1.10%
1978 273,000 0.74%
1977 271,000 1.12%
1976 268,000 3.47%
1975 259,000 3.60%
1974 250,000 3.73%
1973 241,000 3.88%
1972 232,000 4.04%
1971 223,000 2.29%
1970 218,000 2.35%
1969 213,000 2.40%
1968 208,000 2.46%
1967 203,000 2.01%
1966 199,000 2.05%
1965 195,000 1.04%
1964 193,000 1.58%
1963 190,000 1.60%
1962 187,000 1.63%
1961 184,000 2.79%
1960 179,000 3.47%
1959 173,000 2.98%
1958 168,000 3.70%
1957 162,000 3.18%
1956 157,000 3.29%
1955 152,000 2.70%
1954 148,000 3.50%
1953 143,000 2.88%
1952 139,000 3.73%
1951 134,000 3.08%
1950 130,000 0.00%