Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar 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 Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Nay Pyi Taw in 2020 is 594,000, a 8.79% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Nay Pyi Taw in 2019 was 546,000, a 9.2% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Nay Pyi Taw in 2018 was 500,000, a 9.89% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Nay Pyi Taw in 2017 was 455,000, a 10.17% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Myanmar
City Name Population
Yangon 5,332,000
Mandalay 1,438,000
Nay Pyi Taw 594,000
Nay Pyi Taw - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 594,000 8.79%
2019 546,000 9.20%
2018 500,000 9.89%
2017 455,000 10.17%
2016 413,000 9.84%
2015 376,000 9.94%
2014 342,000 9.97%
2013 311,000 9.89%
2012 283,000 10.12%
2011 257,000 9.83%
2010 234,000 10.38%
2009 212,000 9.84%
2008 193,000 9.66%
2007 176,000 10.00%
2006 160,000 8.11%
2005 148,000 4.96%
2004 141,000 4.44%
2003 135,000 4.65%
2002 129,000 4.88%
2001 123,000 5.13%
2000 117,000 4.46%
1999 112,000 4.67%
1998 107,000 4.90%
1997 102,000 4.08%
1996 98,000 5.38%
1995 93,000 4.49%
1994 89,000 4.71%
1993 85,000 4.94%
1992 81,000 5.19%
1991 77,000 4.05%
1990 74,000 4.23%
1989 71,000 5.97%
1988 67,000 4.69%
1987 64,000 3.23%
1986 62,000 5.08%
1985 59,000 5.36%
1984 56,000 3.70%
1983 54,000 5.88%
1982 51,000 4.08%
1981 49,000 4.26%
1980 47,000 4.44%
1979 45,000 4.65%
1978 43,000 4.88%
1977 41,000 5.13%
1976 39,000 5.41%
1975 37,000 5.71%
1974 35,000 2.94%
1973 34,000 6.25%
1972 32,000 3.23%
1971 31,000 6.90%
1970 29,000 3.57%
1969 28,000 3.70%
1968 27,000 3.85%
1967 26,000 8.33%
1966 24,000 4.35%
1965 23,000 4.55%
1964 22,000 4.76%
1963 21,000 5.00%
1962 20,000 5.26%
1961 19,000 0.00%
1960 19,000 5.56%
1959 18,000 5.88%
1958 17,000 6.25%
1957 16,000 6.67%
1956 15,000 0.00%
1955 15,000 7.14%
1954 14,000 7.69%
1953 13,000 0.00%
1952 13,000 8.33%
1951 12,000 0.00%
1950 12,000 0.00%