Toronto, Canada Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Toronto, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Toronto in 2020 is 6,197,000, a 0.94% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Toronto in 2019 was 6,139,000, a 0.94% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Toronto in 2018 was 6,082,000, a 1.2% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Toronto in 2017 was 6,010,000, a 1.21% 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
Toronto - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 6,197,000 0.94%
2019 6,139,000 0.94%
2018 6,082,000 1.20%
2017 6,010,000 1.21%
2016 5,938,000 1.21%
2015 5,867,000 1.21%
2014 5,797,000 1.20%
2013 5,728,000 1.20%
2012 5,660,000 1.20%
2011 5,593,000 1.71%
2010 5,499,000 1.78%
2009 5,403,000 1.77%
2008 5,309,000 1.78%
2007 5,216,000 1.78%
2006 5,125,000 1.79%
2005 5,035,000 1.76%
2004 4,948,000 1.79%
2003 4,861,000 1.76%
2002 4,777,000 1.77%
2001 4,694,000 1.89%
2000 4,607,000 1.90%
1999 4,521,000 1.89%
1998 4,437,000 1.88%
1997 4,355,000 1.90%
1996 4,274,000 1.83%
1995 4,197,000 1.82%
1994 4,122,000 1.83%
1993 4,048,000 1.81%
1992 3,976,000 1.84%
1991 3,904,000 2.55%
1990 3,807,000 2.61%
1989 3,710,000 2.60%
1988 3,616,000 2.61%
1987 3,524,000 2.62%
1986 3,434,000 2.35%
1985 3,355,000 2.29%
1984 3,280,000 2.34%
1983 3,205,000 2.30%
1982 3,133,000 2.32%
1981 3,062,000 1.80%
1980 3,008,000 1.76%
1979 2,956,000 1.72%
1978 2,906,000 1.75%
1977 2,856,000 1.75%
1976 2,807,000 1.34%
1975 2,770,000 1.28%
1974 2,735,000 1.30%
1973 2,700,000 1.31%
1972 2,665,000 1.29%
1971 2,631,000 3.79%
1970 2,535,000 4.02%
1969 2,437,000 4.01%
1968 2,343,000 4.04%
1967 2,252,000 4.02%
1966 2,165,000 3.44%
1965 2,093,000 3.41%
1964 2,024,000 3.42%
1963 1,957,000 3.44%
1962 1,892,000 3.39%
1961 1,830,000 4.93%
1960 1,744,000 5.00%
1959 1,661,000 5.06%
1958 1,581,000 4.98%
1957 1,506,000 5.02%
1956 1,434,000 5.05%
1955 1,365,000 5.00%
1954 1,300,000 5.01%
1953 1,238,000 5.09%
1952 1,178,000 4.99%
1951 1,122,000 5.06%
1950 1,068,000 0.00%