Barranquilla, Colombia 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 Barranquilla, Colombia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Barranquilla in 2020 is 2,273,000, a 1.2% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Barranquilla in 2019 was 2,246,000, a 1.26% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Barranquilla in 2018 was 2,218,000, a 2.12% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Barranquilla in 2017 was 2,172,000, a 2.16% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Colombia
City Name Population
Bogota 10,978,000
Medellin 4,000,000
Cali 2,782,000
Barranquilla 2,273,000
Bucaramanga 1,331,000
Cartagena 1,063,000
Cucuta 933,000
Ibague 586,000
Pereira 580,000
Villavicencio 544,000
Valledupar 533,000
Santa Marta 527,000
Buenaventura 451,000
Manizales 448,000
Monteria 426,000
Armenia 410,000
Pasto 388,000
Neiva 357,000
Barranquilla - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,273,000 1.20%
2019 2,246,000 1.26%
2018 2,218,000 2.12%
2017 2,172,000 2.16%
2016 2,126,000 2.16%
2015 2,081,000 2.16%
2014 2,037,000 2.16%
2013 1,994,000 2.15%
2012 1,952,000 2.15%
2011 1,911,000 2.14%
2010 1,871,000 2.18%
2009 1,831,000 2.18%
2008 1,792,000 2.11%
2007 1,755,000 2.15%
2006 1,718,000 2.20%
2005 1,681,000 2.13%
2004 1,646,000 2.17%
2003 1,611,000 2.16%
2002 1,577,000 2.14%
2001 1,544,000 2.18%
2000 1,511,000 2.16%
1999 1,479,000 2.14%
1998 1,448,000 2.12%
1997 1,418,000 2.16%
1996 1,388,000 2.21%
1995 1,358,000 2.11%
1994 1,330,000 2.15%
1993 1,302,000 1.88%
1992 1,278,000 2.00%
1991 1,253,000 1.95%
1990 1,229,000 1.91%
1989 1,206,000 1.94%
1988 1,183,000 1.98%
1987 1,160,000 1.93%
1986 1,138,000 2.25%
1985 1,113,000 2.96%
1984 1,081,000 3.05%
1983 1,049,000 2.94%
1982 1,019,000 2.93%
1981 990,000 3.02%
1980 961,000 3.00%
1979 933,000 2.98%
1978 906,000 2.95%
1977 880,000 3.04%
1976 854,000 2.89%
1975 830,000 3.11%
1974 805,000 3.34%
1973 779,000 4.01%
1972 749,000 4.17%
1971 719,000 4.05%
1970 691,000 4.07%
1969 664,000 4.24%
1968 637,000 4.08%
1967 612,000 4.08%
1966 588,000 4.07%
1965 565,000 4.05%
1964 543,000 4.62%
1963 519,000 4.43%
1962 497,000 4.41%
1961 476,000 4.62%
1960 455,000 4.36%
1959 436,000 4.56%
1958 417,000 4.51%
1957 399,000 4.45%
1956 382,000 4.37%
1955 366,000 4.57%
1954 350,000 4.48%
1953 335,000 4.36%
1952 321,000 4.56%
1951 307,000 4.42%
1950 294,000 0.00%