Berbera, Somalia Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Berbera, Somalia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Berbera in 2020 is 499,000, a 4.39% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Berbera in 2019 was 478,000, a 4.6% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Berbera in 2018 was 457,000, a 5.3% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Berbera in 2017 was 434,000, a 5.08% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Somalia
City Name Population
Mogadishu 2,282,000
Hargeysa 989,000
Merca 666,000
Berbera 499,000
Kismaayo 471,000
Berbera - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 499,000 4.39%
2019 478,000 4.60%
2018 457,000 5.30%
2017 434,000 5.08%
2016 413,000 5.09%
2015 393,000 5.08%
2014 374,000 5.35%
2013 355,000 5.03%
2012 338,000 4.97%
2011 322,000 5.23%
2010 306,000 5.15%
2009 291,000 5.05%
2008 277,000 5.32%
2007 263,000 5.20%
2006 250,000 5.04%
2005 238,000 5.31%
2004 226,000 5.12%
2003 215,000 4.88%
2002 205,000 5.13%
2001 195,000 5.41%
2000 185,000 5.11%
1999 176,000 4.76%
1998 168,000 5.66%
1997 159,000 4.61%
1996 152,000 5.56%
1995 144,000 5.11%
1994 137,000 5.38%
1993 130,000 4.84%
1992 124,000 5.08%
1991 118,000 5.36%
1990 112,000 4.67%
1989 107,000 5.94%
1988 101,000 5.21%
1987 96,000 4.35%
1986 92,000 5.75%
1985 87,000 4.82%
1984 83,000 6.41%
1983 78,000 6.85%
1982 73,000 5.80%
1981 69,000 6.15%
1980 65,000 6.56%
1979 61,000 5.17%
1978 58,000 7.41%
1977 54,000 5.88%
1976 51,000 6.25%
1975 48,000 6.67%
1974 45,000 4.65%
1973 43,000 7.50%
1972 40,000 5.26%
1971 38,000 8.57%
1970 35,000 6.06%
1969 33,000 6.45%
1968 31,000 3.33%
1967 30,000 7.14%
1966 28,000 7.69%
1965 26,000 4.00%
1964 25,000 8.70%
1963 23,000 4.55%
1962 22,000 10.00%
1961 20,000 5.26%
1960 19,000 5.56%
1959 18,000 5.88%
1958 17,000 6.25%
1957 16,000 6.67%
1956 15,000 7.14%
1955 14,000 7.69%
1954 13,000 0.00%
1953 13,000 8.33%
1952 12,000 9.09%
1951 11,000 10.00%
1950 10,000 0.00%