Kismaayo, Somalia Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kismaayo, Somalia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Kismaayo in 2020 is 471,000, a 4.2% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kismaayo in 2019 was 452,000, a 4.39% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Kismaayo in 2018 was 433,000, a 4.84% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Kismaayo in 2017 was 413,000, a 4.82% 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
Kismaayo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 471,000 4.20%
2019 452,000 4.39%
2018 433,000 4.84%
2017 413,000 4.82%
2016 394,000 5.07%
2015 375,000 4.75%
2014 358,000 4.99%
2013 341,000 4.60%
2012 326,000 5.16%
2011 310,000 4.73%
2010 296,000 4.96%
2009 282,000 4.83%
2008 269,000 4.67%
2007 257,000 4.90%
2006 245,000 5.15%
2005 233,000 4.48%
2004 223,000 5.19%
2003 212,000 4.95%
2002 202,000 4.66%
2001 193,000 4.89%
2000 184,000 5.14%
1999 175,000 4.79%
1998 167,000 4.38%
1997 160,000 5.26%
1996 152,000 4.83%
1995 145,000 5.07%
1994 138,000 4.55%
1993 132,000 4.76%
1992 126,000 5.00%
1991 120,000 5.26%
1990 114,000 4.59%
1989 109,000 4.81%
1988 104,000 5.05%
1987 99,000 4.21%
1986 95,000 5.56%
1985 90,000 4.65%
1984 86,000 10.26%
1983 78,000 11.43%
1982 70,000 9.38%
1981 64,000 8.47%
1980 59,000 9.26%
1979 54,000 8.00%
1978 50,000 8.70%
1977 46,000 9.52%
1976 42,000 7.69%
1975 39,000 8.33%
1974 36,000 9.09%
1973 33,000 10.00%
1972 30,000 11.11%
1971 27,000 8.00%
1970 25,000 13.64%
1969 22,000 10.00%
1968 20,000 11.11%
1967 18,000 12.50%
1966 16,000 6.67%
1965 15,000 15.38%
1964 13,000 8.33%
1963 12,000 9.09%
1962 11,000 10.00%
1961 10,000 11.11%
1960 9,000 12.50%
1959 8,000 14.29%
1958 7,000 0.00%
1957 7,000 16.67%
1956 6,000 20.00%
1955 5,000 0.00%
1954 5,000 25.00%
1953 4,000 0.00%
1952 4,000 0.00%
1951 4,000 33.33%
1950 3,000 0.00%