Lubango, Angola 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 Lubango, Angola metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Lubango in 2020 is 828,000, a 5.21% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Lubango in 2019 was 787,000, a 5.35% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Lubango in 2018 was 747,000, a 5.51% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Lubango in 2017 was 708,000, a 5.36% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Angola
City Name Population
Luanda 8,330,000
Lubango 828,000
Cabinda 778,000
Benguela 715,000
Huambo 671,000
Malanje 665,000
Cuito 535,000
Uige 511,000
Lobito 426,000
Lubango - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 828,000 5.21%
2019 787,000 5.35%
2018 747,000 5.51%
2017 708,000 5.36%
2016 672,000 5.49%
2015 637,000 5.29%
2014 605,000 5.40%
2013 574,000 5.51%
2012 544,000 5.43%
2011 516,000 5.31%
2010 490,000 5.38%
2009 465,000 5.44%
2008 441,000 5.50%
2007 418,000 5.29%
2006 397,000 5.59%
2005 376,000 5.32%
2004 357,000 5.31%
2003 339,000 5.61%
2002 321,000 5.25%
2001 305,000 5.54%
2000 289,000 5.47%
1999 274,000 5.38%
1998 260,000 5.26%
1997 247,000 5.56%
1996 234,000 5.41%
1995 222,000 5.21%
1994 211,000 5.50%
1993 200,000 8.70%
1992 184,000 8.24%
1991 170,000 8.28%
1990 157,000 9.03%
1989 144,000 8.27%
1988 133,000 9.02%
1987 122,000 7.96%
1986 113,000 8.65%
1985 104,000 8.33%
1984 96,000 9.09%
1983 88,000 8.64%
1982 81,000 8.00%
1981 75,000 8.70%
1980 69,000 7.81%
1979 64,000 8.47%
1978 59,000 9.26%
1977 54,000 8.00%
1976 50,000 8.70%
1975 46,000 9.52%
1974 42,000 7.69%
1973 39,000 8.33%
1972 36,000 9.09%
1971 33,000 6.45%
1970 31,000 10.71%
1969 28,000 7.69%
1968 26,000 8.33%
1967 24,000 4.35%
1966 23,000 9.52%
1965 21,000 5.00%
1964 20,000 11.11%
1963 18,000 5.88%
1962 17,000 6.25%
1961 16,000 6.67%
1960 15,000 7.14%
1959 14,000 0.00%
1958 14,000 0.00%
1957 14,000 7.69%
1956 13,000 0.00%
1955 13,000 0.00%
1954 13,000 8.33%
1953 12,000 0.00%
1952 12,000 0.00%
1951 12,000 0.00%
1950 12,000 0.00%