Antofagasta, Chile 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 Antofagasta, Chile metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Antofagasta in 2020 is 439,000, a 1.62% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Antofagasta in 2019 was 432,000, a 1.65% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Antofagasta in 2018 was 425,000, a 1.92% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Antofagasta in 2017 was 417,000, a 1.71% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Chile
City Name Population
Santiago 6,767,000
Valparaiso 984,000
Concepcion 881,000
La Serena-Coquimbo 484,000
Antofagasta 439,000
Temuco 342,000
Antofagasta - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 439,000 1.62%
2019 432,000 1.65%
2018 425,000 1.92%
2017 417,000 1.71%
2016 410,000 1.99%
2015 402,000 1.77%
2014 395,000 1.80%
2013 388,000 1.84%
2012 381,000 1.87%
2011 374,000 1.91%
2010 367,000 1.66%
2009 361,000 1.98%
2008 354,000 3.51%
2007 342,000 3.64%
2006 330,000 3.45%
2005 319,000 3.57%
2004 308,000 3.70%
2003 297,000 3.48%
2002 287,000 2.50%
2001 280,000 2.56%
2000 273,000 2.25%
1999 267,000 2.30%
1998 261,000 2.35%
1997 255,000 2.41%
1996 249,000 2.47%
1995 243,000 2.53%
1994 237,000 2.16%
1993 232,000 2.65%
1992 226,000 1.80%
1991 222,000 1.83%
1990 218,000 2.35%
1989 213,000 1.91%
1988 209,000 1.95%
1987 205,000 1.99%
1986 201,000 2.03%
1985 197,000 1.55%
1984 194,000 2.11%
1983 190,000 2.15%
1982 186,000 2.76%
1981 181,000 3.43%
1980 175,000 3.55%
1979 169,000 3.05%
1978 164,000 3.80%
1977 158,000 3.27%
1976 153,000 3.38%
1975 148,000 2.78%
1974 144,000 3.60%
1973 139,000 3.73%
1972 134,000 3.08%
1971 130,000 3.17%
1970 126,000 4.13%
1969 121,000 3.42%
1968 117,000 3.54%
1967 113,000 4.63%
1966 108,000 3.85%
1965 104,000 2.97%
1964 101,000 4.12%
1963 97,000 4.30%
1962 93,000 3.33%
1961 90,000 4.65%
1960 86,000 3.61%
1959 83,000 3.75%
1958 80,000 3.90%
1957 77,000 4.05%
1956 74,000 4.23%
1955 71,000 4.41%
1954 68,000 4.62%
1953 65,000 3.17%
1952 63,000 5.00%
1951 60,000 3.45%
1950 58,000 0.00%