Munich, Germany Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Munich, Germany metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Munich in 2021 is 1,553,000, a 0.98% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Munich in 2020 was 1,538,000, a 1.12% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Munich in 2019 was 1,521,000, a 1.13% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Munich in 2018 was 1,504,000, a 1.48% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Germany
City Name Population
Berlin 3,567,000
Hamburg 1,789,000
Munich 1,553,000
Cologne 1,129,000
Frankfurt am Main 785,000
Duesseldorf 635,000
Stuttgart 634,000
Leipzig 596,000
Dortmund 590,000
Essen 582,000
Dresden 581,000
Bremen 566,000
Hannover 537,000
Duisburg 519,000
Nurenberg 512,000
Bochum 378,000
Wuppertal 349,000
Mannheim 336,000
Bielefeld 334,000
Westfalen 333,000
Bonn 320,000
Karlsruhe 320,000
Munich - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,553,000 0.98%
2020 1,538,000 1.12%
2019 1,521,000 1.13%
2018 1,504,000 1.48%
2017 1,482,000 1.44%
2016 1,461,000 1.46%
2015 1,440,000 1.34%
2014 1,421,000 1.21%
2013 1,404,000 1.23%
2012 1,387,000 1.24%
2011 1,370,000 1.26%
2010 1,353,000 1.27%
2009 1,336,000 1.21%
2008 1,320,000 1.30%
2007 1,303,000 2.04%
2006 1,277,000 1.83%
2005 1,254,000 0.40%
2004 1,249,000 0.64%
2003 1,241,000 0.81%
2002 1,231,000 0.98%
2001 1,219,000 1.41%
2000 1,202,000 0.84%
1999 1,192,000 -0.42%
1998 1,197,000 -1.56%
1997 1,216,000 -1.22%
1996 1,231,000 -0.81%
1995 1,241,000 -0.72%
1994 1,250,000 -0.48%
1993 1,256,000 1.05%
1992 1,243,000 1.14%
1991 1,229,000 0.90%
1990 1,218,000 0.74%
1989 1,209,000 -3.36%
1988 1,251,000 -2.49%
1987 1,283,000 0.94%
1986 1,271,000 0.32%
1985 1,267,000 -0.63%
1984 1,275,000 -0.78%
1983 1,285,000 -0.31%
1982 1,289,000 -0.46%
1981 1,295,000 -0.31%
1980 1,299,000 0.08%
1979 1,298,000 0.00%
1978 1,298,000 0.08%
1977 1,297,000 0.00%
1976 1,297,000 0.08%
1975 1,296,000 0.00%
1974 1,296,000 0.08%
1973 1,295,000 0.00%
1972 1,295,000 0.08%
1971 1,294,000 0.00%
1970 1,294,000 1.81%
1969 1,271,000 2.01%
1968 1,246,000 1.96%
1967 1,222,000 2.00%
1966 1,198,000 1.96%
1965 1,175,000 2.00%
1964 1,152,000 1.95%
1963 1,130,000 1.99%
1962 1,108,000 1.93%
1961 1,087,000 2.55%
1960 1,060,000 2.51%
1959 1,034,000 2.48%
1958 1,009,000 2.54%
1957 984,000 2.50%
1956 960,000 2.56%
1955 936,000 2.52%
1954 913,000 2.47%
1953 891,000 2.53%
1952 869,000 2.60%
1951 847,000 1.93%
1950 831,000 0.00%