Oshawa, 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 Oshawa, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Oshawa in 2020 is 398,000, a 1.02% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Oshawa in 2019 was 394,000, a 1.03% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Oshawa in 2018 was 390,000, a 1.3% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Oshawa in 2017 was 385,000, a 1.05% 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
Oshawa - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 398,000 1.02%
2019 394,000 1.03%
2018 390,000 1.30%
2017 385,000 1.05%
2016 381,000 1.33%
2015 376,000 1.35%
2014 371,000 1.37%
2013 366,000 1.39%
2012 361,000 1.12%
2011 357,000 1.42%
2010 352,000 1.73%
2009 346,000 1.47%
2008 341,000 1.49%
2007 336,000 1.51%
2006 331,000 2.16%
2005 324,000 2.21%
2004 317,000 2.26%
2003 310,000 1.97%
2002 304,000 2.36%
2001 297,000 2.06%
2000 291,000 1.75%
1999 286,000 2.14%
1998 280,000 1.82%
1997 275,000 2.23%
1996 269,000 2.28%
1995 263,000 1.94%
1994 258,000 2.38%
1993 252,000 2.44%
1992 246,000 2.07%
1991 241,000 3.43%
1990 233,000 3.56%
1989 225,000 3.21%
1988 218,000 3.32%
1987 211,000 3.43%
1986 204,000 6.25%
1985 192,000 6.67%
1984 180,000 6.51%
1983 169,000 6.29%
1982 159,000 6.71%
1981 149,000 2.05%
1980 146,000 2.10%
1979 143,000 1.42%
1978 141,000 2.17%
1977 138,000 2.22%
1976 135,000 2.27%
1975 132,000 2.33%
1974 129,000 2.38%
1973 126,000 2.44%
1972 123,000 1.65%
1971 121,000 4.31%
1970 116,000 4.50%
1969 111,000 3.74%
1968 107,000 3.88%
1967 103,000 4.04%
1966 99,000 4.21%
1965 95,000 4.40%
1964 91,000 3.41%
1963 88,000 4.76%
1962 84,000 3.70%
1961 81,000 5.19%
1960 77,000 4.05%
1959 74,000 5.71%
1958 70,000 4.48%
1957 67,000 4.69%
1956 64,000 4.92%
1955 61,000 5.17%
1954 58,000 5.45%
1953 55,000 3.77%
1952 53,000 6.00%
1951 50,000 4.17%
1950 48,000 0.00%