Bochum, 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 Bochum, Germany metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Bochum in 2020 is 376,000, a 0.53% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Bochum in 2019 was 374,000, a 0.54% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Bochum in 2018 was 372,000, a 0.81% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Bochum in 2017 was 369,000, a 0.82% 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
Bochum - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 376,000 0.53%
2019 374,000 0.54%
2018 372,000 0.81%
2017 369,000 0.82%
2016 366,000 0.83%
2015 363,000 -0.27%
2014 364,000 -1.09%
2013 368,000 -1.08%
2012 372,000 -0.80%
2011 375,000 -0.53%
2010 377,000 -0.53%
2009 379,000 -0.52%
2008 381,000 -0.52%
2007 383,000 -0.52%
2006 385,000 -0.52%
2005 387,000 -0.26%
2004 388,000 0.00%
2003 388,000 -0.26%
2002 389,000 -0.51%
2001 391,000 -0.26%
2000 392,000 -0.25%
1999 393,000 -0.51%
1998 395,000 -0.50%
1997 397,000 -0.50%
1996 399,000 -0.25%
1995 400,000 -0.25%
1994 401,000 0.00%
1993 401,000 0.50%
1992 399,000 0.25%
1991 398,000 0.76%
1990 395,000 1.02%
1989 391,000 1.56%
1988 385,000 -0.26%
1987 386,000 1.05%
1986 382,000 -0.26%
1985 383,000 -1.03%
1984 387,000 -1.02%
1983 391,000 -1.26%
1982 396,000 -1.00%
1981 400,000 0.00%
1980 400,000 0.50%
1979 398,000 0.25%
1978 397,000 0.51%
1977 395,000 0.25%
1976 394,000 0.51%
1975 392,000 0.26%
1974 391,000 0.51%
1973 389,000 0.26%
1972 388,000 0.26%
1971 387,000 0.52%
1970 385,000 0.26%
1969 384,000 0.52%
1968 382,000 0.26%
1967 381,000 0.53%
1966 379,000 0.26%
1965 378,000 0.53%
1964 376,000 0.27%
1963 375,000 0.27%
1962 374,000 0.54%
1961 372,000 0.27%
1960 371,000 0.54%
1959 369,000 0.27%
1958 368,000 0.55%
1957 366,000 0.27%
1956 365,000 0.27%
1955 364,000 0.55%
1954 362,000 0.28%
1953 361,000 0.28%
1952 360,000 0.56%
1951 358,000 0.28%
1950 357,000 0.00%