Dortmund, Germany Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Dortmund, Germany metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Dortmund in 2020 is 590,000, a 0.17% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Dortmund in 2019 was 589,000, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Dortmund in 2018 was 589,000, a 0.17% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Dortmund in 2017 was 588,000, a 0.17% 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
Dortmund - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 590,000 0.17%
2019 589,000 0.00%
2018 589,000 0.17%
2017 588,000 0.17%
2016 587,000 0.17%
2015 586,000 0.34%
2014 584,000 0.17%
2013 583,000 0.17%
2012 582,000 0.00%
2011 582,000 -0.17%
2010 583,000 -0.17%
2009 584,000 -0.17%
2008 585,000 -0.17%
2007 586,000 -0.34%
2006 588,000 0.00%
2005 588,000 -0.17%
2004 589,000 -0.17%
2003 590,000 0.00%
2002 590,000 0.17%
2001 589,000 -0.17%
2000 590,000 -0.17%
1999 591,000 -0.34%
1998 593,000 -0.50%
1997 596,000 -0.33%
1996 598,000 -0.33%
1995 600,000 -0.17%
1994 601,000 0.00%
1993 601,000 0.00%
1992 601,000 0.17%
1991 600,000 0.50%
1990 597,000 1.02%
1989 591,000 2.43%
1988 577,000 -1.20%
1987 584,000 2.46%
1986 570,000 -1.04%
1985 576,000 -1.54%
1984 585,000 -1.68%
1983 595,000 -1.16%
1982 602,000 -0.82%
1981 607,000 -0.49%
1980 610,000 -0.49%
1979 613,000 -0.49%
1978 616,000 -0.32%
1977 618,000 -0.48%
1976 621,000 -0.48%
1975 624,000 -0.48%
1974 627,000 -0.48%
1973 630,000 -0.47%
1972 633,000 -0.47%
1971 636,000 -0.47%
1970 639,000 -0.16%
1969 640,000 0.00%
1968 640,000 0.00%
1967 640,000 0.00%
1966 640,000 -0.16%
1965 641,000 0.00%
1964 641,000 0.00%
1963 641,000 0.00%
1962 641,000 0.00%
1961 641,000 1.91%
1960 629,000 2.28%
1959 615,000 2.16%
1958 602,000 2.21%
1957 589,000 2.26%
1956 576,000 2.31%
1955 563,000 2.18%
1954 551,000 2.23%
1953 539,000 2.08%
1952 528,000 2.33%
1951 516,000 1.57%
1950 508,000 0.00%