Hargeysa, Somalia Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Hargeysa, Somalia metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Hargeysa in 2019 is 946,000, a 4.53% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Hargeysa in 2018 was 905,000, a 5.11% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Hargeysa in 2017 was 861,000, a 5.13% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Hargeysa in 2016 was 819,000, a 5.13% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Somalia
City Name Population
Mogadishu 2,180,000
Hargeysa 946,000
Merca 637,000
Berbera 478,000
Kismaayo 452,000
Hargeysa - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 946,000 4.53%
2018 905,000 5.11%
2017 861,000 5.13%
2016 819,000 5.13%
2015 779,000 5.13%
2014 741,000 5.11%
2013 705,000 5.07%
2012 671,000 5.17%
2011 638,000 5.11%
2010 607,000 5.20%
2009 577,000 5.10%
2008 549,000 4.97%
2007 523,000 5.23%
2006 497,000 5.07%
2005 473,000 5.11%
2004 450,000 5.14%
2003 428,000 5.16%
2002 407,000 5.17%
2001 387,000 5.16%
2000 368,000 5.14%
1999 350,000 5.11%
1998 333,000 5.05%
1997 317,000 4.97%
1996 302,000 5.23%
1995 287,000 5.13%
1994 273,000 5.00%
1993 260,000 5.26%
1992 247,000 5.11%
1991 235,000 4.91%
1990 224,000 5.16%
1989 213,000 5.45%
1988 202,000 4.66%
1987 193,000 5.46%
1986 183,000 5.17%
1985 174,000 4.82%
1984 166,000 5.06%
1983 158,000 5.33%
1982 150,000 4.90%
1981 143,000 5.15%
1980 136,000 4.62%
1979 130,000 4.84%
1978 124,000 5.08%
1977 118,000 5.36%
1976 112,000 4.67%
1975 107,000 4.90%
1974 102,000 5.15%
1973 97,000 4.30%
1972 93,000 5.68%
1971 88,000 4.76%
1970 84,000 5.00%
1969 80,000 5.26%
1968 76,000 4.11%
1967 73,000 5.80%
1966 69,000 4.55%
1965 66,000 4.76%
1964 63,000 5.00%
1963 60,000 5.26%
1962 57,000 5.56%
1961 54,000 3.85%
1960 52,000 6.12%
1959 49,000 4.26%
1958 47,000 4.44%
1957 45,000 4.65%
1956 43,000 4.88%
1955 41,000 5.13%
1954 39,000 5.41%
1953 37,000 5.71%
1952 35,000 2.94%
1951 34,000 6.25%
1950 32,000 0.00%