Oshawa, Canada Metro Area Population 1950-2020

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

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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%