Bielefeld, Germany 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 Bielefeld, Germany metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Bielefeld in 2020 is 334,000, a 0.3% decline from 2019.
  • The population of Bielefeld in 2019 was 335,000, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Bielefeld in 2018 was 335,000, a 0.3% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Bielefeld in 2017 was 334,000, a 0.3% 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
Bielefeld - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 334,000 -0.30%
2019 335,000 0.00%
2018 335,000 0.30%
2017 334,000 0.30%
2016 333,000 0.00%
2015 333,000 0.30%
2014 332,000 0.00%
2013 332,000 0.30%
2012 331,000 0.30%
2011 330,000 0.00%
2010 330,000 0.30%
2009 329,000 0.30%
2008 328,000 0.00%
2007 328,000 0.31%
2006 327,000 0.00%
2005 327,000 -0.30%
2004 328,000 0.31%
2003 327,000 0.93%
2002 324,000 0.31%
2001 323,000 0.62%
2000 321,000 0.00%
1999 321,000 -0.62%
1998 323,000 -0.31%
1997 324,000 0.00%
1996 324,000 0.00%
1995 324,000 0.00%
1994 324,000 0.00%
1993 324,000 0.31%
1992 323,000 0.62%
1991 321,000 1.26%
1990 317,000 0.96%
1989 314,000 2.28%
1988 307,000 0.33%
1987 306,000 2.00%
1986 300,000 -0.33%
1985 301,000 -0.66%
1984 303,000 -1.62%
1983 308,000 -0.96%
1982 311,000 -0.32%
1981 312,000 -0.32%
1980 313,000 -0.63%
1979 315,000 -0.63%
1978 317,000 -0.31%
1977 318,000 -0.62%
1976 320,000 -0.31%
1975 321,000 -0.62%
1974 323,000 -0.31%
1973 324,000 -0.61%
1972 326,000 -0.31%
1971 327,000 -0.61%
1970 329,000 0.30%
1969 328,000 0.61%
1968 326,000 0.31%
1967 325,000 0.62%
1966 323,000 0.31%
1965 322,000 0.63%
1964 320,000 0.31%
1963 319,000 0.63%
1962 317,000 0.32%
1961 316,000 1.61%
1960 311,000 1.63%
1959 306,000 2.00%
1958 300,000 1.69%
1957 295,000 1.72%
1956 290,000 1.75%
1955 285,000 1.79%
1954 280,000 1.45%
1953 276,000 1.85%
1952 271,000 1.88%
1951 266,000 1.53%
1950 262,000 0.00%