Ottawa-Gatineau, Canada Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ottawa-Gatineau, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Ottawa-Gatineau in 2019 is 1,378,000, a 1.1% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Ottawa-Gatineau in 2018 was 1,363,000, a 1.34% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Ottawa-Gatineau in 2017 was 1,345,000, a 1.43% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Ottawa-Gatineau in 2016 was 1,326,000, a 1.38% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Canada
City Name Population
Toronto 6,139,000
Montreal 4,196,000
Vancouver 2,556,000
Calgary 1,513,000
Edmonton 1,430,000
Ottawa-Gatineau 1,378,000
Quebec 821,000
Winnipeg 808,000
Hamilton 763,000
Kitchener-Cambrigde-Waterloo 554,000
London 505,000
St. Catharines-Niagara 414,000
Halifax 411,000
Oshawa 394,000
Victoria 382,000
Windsor 335,000
Saskatoon 318,000
Ottawa-Gatineau - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,378,000 1.10%
2018 1,363,000 1.34%
2017 1,345,000 1.43%
2016 1,326,000 1.38%
2015 1,308,000 1.32%
2014 1,291,000 1.41%
2013 1,273,000 1.35%
2012 1,256,000 1.37%
2011 1,239,000 1.72%
2010 1,218,000 1.75%
2009 1,197,000 1.79%
2008 1,176,000 1.73%
2007 1,156,000 1.76%
2006 1,136,000 1.25%
2005 1,122,000 1.17%
2004 1,109,000 1.28%
2003 1,095,000 1.20%
2002 1,082,000 1.22%
2001 1,069,000 1.33%
2000 1,055,000 1.34%
1999 1,041,000 1.26%
1998 1,028,000 1.38%
1997 1,014,000 1.40%
1996 1,000,000 1.21%
1995 988,000 1.13%
1994 977,000 1.24%
1993 965,000 1.15%
1992 954,000 1.17%
1991 943,000 2.72%
1990 918,000 2.80%
1989 893,000 2.88%
1988 868,000 2.84%
1987 844,000 2.80%
1986 821,000 2.24%
1985 803,000 2.03%
1984 787,000 2.21%
1983 770,000 2.12%
1982 754,000 2.17%
1981 738,000 1.23%
1980 729,000 1.25%
1979 720,000 1.27%
1978 711,000 1.14%
1977 703,000 1.30%
1976 694,000 2.66%
1975 676,000 2.89%
1974 657,000 2.82%
1973 639,000 2.90%
1972 621,000 2.81%
1971 604,000 3.96%
1970 581,000 3.94%
1969 559,000 4.10%
1968 537,000 4.07%
1967 516,000 4.03%
1966 496,000 2.90%
1965 482,000 2.77%
1964 469,000 2.85%
1963 456,000 2.93%
1962 443,000 2.78%
1961 431,000 3.86%
1960 415,000 4.01%
1959 399,000 3.91%
1958 384,000 3.78%
1957 370,000 3.93%
1956 356,000 4.09%
1955 342,000 3.95%
1954 329,000 3.79%
1953 317,000 3.93%
1952 305,000 4.10%
1951 293,000 3.90%
1950 282,000 0.00%