Winnipeg, 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 Winnipeg, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Winnipeg in 2020 is 817,000, a 1.11% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Winnipeg in 2019 was 808,000, a 1% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Winnipeg in 2018 was 800,000, a 1.27% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Winnipeg in 2017 was 790,000, a 1.28% 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
Winnipeg - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 817,000 1.11%
2019 808,000 1.00%
2018 800,000 1.27%
2017 790,000 1.28%
2016 780,000 1.30%
2015 770,000 1.32%
2014 760,000 1.33%
2013 750,000 1.21%
2012 741,000 1.37%
2011 731,000 0.97%
2010 724,000 0.98%
2009 717,000 0.99%
2008 710,000 1.00%
2007 703,000 1.01%
2006 696,000 0.72%
2005 691,000 0.44%
2004 688,000 0.58%
2003 684,000 0.44%
2002 681,000 0.59%
2001 677,000 0.30%
2000 675,000 0.30%
1999 673,000 0.30%
1998 671,000 0.30%
1997 669,000 0.30%
1996 667,000 0.15%
1995 666,000 0.15%
1994 665,000 0.30%
1993 663,000 0.15%
1992 662,000 0.15%
1991 661,000 1.07%
1990 654,000 1.08%
1989 647,000 1.09%
1988 640,000 1.11%
1987 633,000 1.12%
1986 626,000 1.46%
1985 617,000 1.48%
1984 608,000 1.33%
1983 600,000 1.52%
1982 591,000 1.37%
1981 583,000 0.34%
1980 581,000 0.17%
1979 580,000 0.00%
1978 580,000 0.17%
1977 579,000 0.17%
1976 578,000 1.23%
1975 571,000 1.42%
1974 563,000 1.26%
1973 556,000 1.46%
1972 548,000 1.29%
1971 541,000 1.31%
1970 534,000 1.14%
1969 528,000 1.15%
1968 522,000 1.36%
1967 515,000 1.18%
1966 509,000 1.19%
1965 503,000 1.41%
1964 496,000 1.43%
1963 489,000 1.24%
1962 483,000 1.26%
1961 477,000 3.02%
1960 463,000 2.89%
1959 450,000 2.97%
1958 437,000 3.07%
1957 424,000 2.91%
1956 412,000 3.00%
1955 400,000 3.09%
1954 388,000 2.92%
1953 377,000 3.01%
1952 366,000 3.10%
1951 355,000 2.90%
1950 345,000 0.00%