Berlin, Germany Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Berlin, Germany metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Berlin in 2020 is 3,562,000, a 0.14% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Berlin in 2019 was 3,557,000, a 0.14% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Berlin in 2018 was 3,552,000, a 0.37% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Berlin in 2017 was 3,539,000, a 0.37% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Germany
City Name Population
Berlin 3,562,000
Hamburg 1,790,000
Munich 1,538,000
Cologne 1,119,000
Frankfurt am Main 777,000
Stuttgart 633,000
Duesseldorf 632,000
Leipzig 591,000
Dortmund 590,000
Essen 582,000
Dresden 575,000
Bremen 565,000
Hannover 537,000
Duisburg 515,000
Nurenberg 512,000
Bochum 376,000
Wuppertal 349,000
Bielefeld 334,000
Mannheim 332,000
Westfalen 330,000
Bonn 320,000
Karlsruhe 318,000
Berlin - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 3,562,000 0.14%
2019 3,557,000 0.14%
2018 3,552,000 0.37%
2017 3,539,000 0.37%
2016 3,526,000 0.34%
2015 3,514,000 0.37%
2014 3,501,000 0.37%
2013 3,488,000 0.35%
2012 3,476,000 0.38%
2011 3,463,000 0.38%
2010 3,450,000 0.35%
2009 3,438,000 0.35%
2008 3,426,000 0.38%
2007 3,413,000 0.35%
2006 3,401,000 0.29%
2005 3,391,000 0.09%
2004 3,388,000 -0.06%
2003 3,390,000 -0.03%
2002 3,391,000 0.09%
2001 3,388,000 0.12%
2000 3,384,000 -0.27%
1999 3,393,000 -0.56%
1998 3,412,000 -0.87%
1997 3,442,000 -0.61%
1996 3,463,000 -0.23%
1995 3,471,000 -0.09%
1994 3,474,000 0.09%
1993 3,471,000 0.43%
1992 3,456,000 0.47%
1991 3,440,000 0.53%
1990 3,422,000 1.21%
1989 3,381,000 3.90%
1988 3,254,000 -0.58%
1987 3,273,000 5.75%
1986 3,095,000 1.14%
1985 3,060,000 0.56%
1984 3,043,000 0.07%
1983 3,041,000 -0.23%
1982 3,048,000 -0.13%
1981 3,052,000 -0.13%
1980 3,056,000 -0.49%
1979 3,071,000 -0.49%
1978 3,086,000 -0.45%
1977 3,100,000 -0.48%
1976 3,115,000 -0.48%
1975 3,130,000 -0.48%
1974 3,145,000 -0.47%
1973 3,160,000 -0.50%
1972 3,176,000 -0.47%
1971 3,191,000 -0.47%
1970 3,206,000 -0.19%
1969 3,212,000 -0.16%
1968 3,217,000 -0.16%
1967 3,222,000 -0.15%
1966 3,227,000 -0.15%
1965 3,232,000 -0.15%
1964 3,237,000 -0.15%
1963 3,242,000 -0.15%
1962 3,247,000 -0.15%
1961 3,252,000 -0.25%
1960 3,260,000 -0.24%
1959 3,268,000 -0.21%
1958 3,275,000 -0.24%
1957 3,283,000 -0.24%
1956 3,291,000 -0.24%
1955 3,299,000 -0.21%
1954 3,306,000 -0.24%
1953 3,314,000 -0.24%
1952 3,322,000 -0.24%
1951 3,330,000 -0.24%
1950 3,338,000 0.00%