Santiago, Chile Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Santiago, Chile metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Santiago in 2022 is 6,857,000, a 0.66% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Santiago in 2021 was 6,812,000, a 0.66% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Santiago in 2020 was 6,767,000, a 0.64% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Santiago in 2019 was 6,724,000, a 0.66% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Chile
City Name Population
Santiago 6,857,000
Valparaiso 1,000,000
Concepcion 902,000
La Serena-Coquimbo 503,000
Antofagasta 451,000
Temuco 349,000
Santiago - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 6,857,000 0.66%
2021 6,812,000 0.66%
2020 6,767,000 0.64%
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%