Hamilton, Canada Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Hamilton, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Hamilton in 2021 is 771,000, a 0.52% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Hamilton in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Canada
City Name Population
Toronto 6,255,000
Montreal 4,247,000
Vancouver 2,606,000
Calgary 1,581,000
Edmonton 1,491,000
Ottawa-Gatineau 1,408,000
Quebec 832,000
Winnipeg 825,000
Hamilton 771,000
Kitchener-Cambrigde-Waterloo 571,000
London 511,000
St. Catharines-Niagara 418,000
Halifax 415,000
Oshawa 402,000
Victoria 390,000
Windsor 338,000
Saskatoon 331,000
Hamilton - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 771,000 0.52%
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%