Santiago, Chile Metro Area 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 Santiago, Chile metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Santiago in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Santiago in 2018 was 6,680,000, a 0.78% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Santiago in 2017 was 6,628,000, a 0.81% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Chile
City Name Population
Santiago 6,767,000
Valparaiso 984,000
Concepcion 881,000
La Serena-Coquimbo 484,000
Antofagasta 439,000
Temuco 342,000
Santiago - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%