Hamilton, Canada 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 Hamilton, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Hamilton in 2020 is 767,000, a 0.52% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Hamilton in 2019 was 763,000, a 0.53% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Hamilton in 2018 was 759,000, a 0.66% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Hamilton in 2017 was 754,000, a 0.8% 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
Hamilton - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 767,000 0.52%
2019 763,000 0.53%
2018 759,000 0.66%
2017 754,000 0.80%
2016 748,000 0.67%
2015 743,000 0.68%
2014 738,000 0.82%
2013 732,000 0.69%
2012 727,000 0.69%
2011 722,000 0.84%
2010 716,000 0.85%
2009 710,000 0.71%
2008 705,000 0.86%
2007 699,000 0.72%
2006 694,000 1.02%
2005 687,000 0.88%
2004 681,000 0.89%
2003 675,000 0.90%
2002 669,000 0.90%
2001 663,000 1.07%
2000 656,000 1.23%
1999 648,000 1.25%
1998 640,000 1.11%
1997 633,000 1.28%
1996 625,000 0.81%
1995 620,000 0.81%
1994 615,000 0.82%
1993 610,000 0.83%
1992 605,000 0.83%
1991 600,000 1.35%
1990 592,000 1.54%
1989 583,000 1.57%
1988 574,000 1.41%
1987 566,000 1.43%
1986 558,000 0.54%
1985 555,000 0.36%
1984 553,000 0.36%
1983 551,000 0.36%
1982 549,000 0.37%
1981 547,000 0.55%
1980 544,000 0.74%
1979 540,000 0.56%
1978 537,000 0.75%
1977 533,000 0.57%
1976 530,000 1.15%
1975 524,000 1.35%
1974 517,000 1.17%
1973 511,000 1.19%
1972 505,000 1.20%
1971 499,000 2.04%
1970 489,000 2.09%
1969 479,000 2.13%
1968 469,000 2.18%
1967 459,000 2.00%
1966 450,000 2.51%
1965 439,000 2.57%
1964 428,000 2.64%
1963 417,000 2.71%
1962 406,000 2.53%
1961 396,000 3.66%
1960 382,000 3.80%
1959 368,000 3.66%
1958 355,000 3.80%
1957 342,000 3.95%
1956 329,000 3.79%
1955 317,000 3.93%
1954 305,000 3.74%
1953 294,000 3.52%
1952 284,000 4.03%
1951 273,000 3.80%
1950 263,000 0.00%