Santiago, Chile Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Santiago, Chile metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Santiago in 2019 is 6,724,000, a 0.66% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Santiago in 2018 was 6,680,000, a 0.78% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Santiago in 2017 was 6,628,000, a 0.81% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Santiago in 2016 was 6,575,000, a 0.8% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Chile
City Name Population
Santiago 6,724,000
Valparaiso 975,000
Concepcion 869,000
La Serena-Coquimbo 473,000
Antofagasta 432,000
Temuco 338,000
Santiago - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 6,724,000 0.66%
2018 6,680,000 0.78%
2017 6,628,000 0.81%
2016 6,575,000 0.80%
2015 6,523,000 0.79%
2014 6,472,000 0.81%
2013 6,420,000 0.78%
2012 6,370,000 0.81%
2011 6,319,000 0.80%
2010 6,269,000 0.79%
2009 6,220,000 0.79%
2008 6,171,000 0.80%
2007 6,122,000 0.81%
2006 6,073,000 0.80%
2005 6,025,000 0.79%
2004 5,978,000 0.81%
2003 5,930,000 0.78%
2002 5,884,000 1.85%
2001 5,777,000 2.10%
2000 5,658,000 2.09%
1999 5,542,000 2.08%
1998 5,429,000 2.09%
1997 5,318,000 2.09%
1996 5,209,000 2.10%
1995 5,102,000 2.10%
1994 4,997,000 2.08%
1993 4,895,000 2.09%
1992 4,795,000 1.93%
1991 4,704,000 1.91%
1990 4,616,000 1.90%
1989 4,530,000 1.89%
1988 4,446,000 1.90%
1987 4,363,000 1.92%
1986 4,281,000 1.90%
1985 4,201,000 1.89%
1984 4,123,000 1.90%
1983 4,046,000 1.89%
1982 3,971,000 3.17%
1981 3,849,000 3.44%
1980 3,721,000 3.48%
1979 3,596,000 3.45%
1978 3,476,000 3.48%
1977 3,359,000 3.45%
1976 3,247,000 3.47%
1975 3,138,000 3.46%
1974 3,033,000 3.48%
1973 2,931,000 3.46%
1972 2,833,000 3.47%
1971 2,738,000 3.44%
1970 2,647,000 3.00%
1969 2,570,000 2.88%
1968 2,498,000 2.88%
1967 2,428,000 2.88%
1966 2,360,000 2.88%
1965 2,294,000 2.92%
1964 2,229,000 2.86%
1963 2,167,000 2.90%
1962 2,106,000 2.88%
1961 2,047,000 3.38%
1960 1,980,000 4.16%
1959 1,901,000 4.11%
1958 1,826,000 4.10%
1957 1,754,000 4.16%
1956 1,684,000 4.08%
1955 1,618,000 4.12%
1954 1,554,000 4.16%
1953 1,492,000 4.12%
1952 1,433,000 4.14%
1951 1,376,000 4.08%
1950 1,322,000 0.00%