Bucaramanga, 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 Bucaramanga, Colombia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bucaramanga in 2020 is 1,331,000, a 1.37% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bucaramanga in 2019 was 1,313,000, a 1.39% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bucaramanga in 2018 was 1,295,000, a 2.37% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bucaramanga in 2017 was 1,265,000, a 2.35% 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
Bucaramanga - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,331,000 1.37%
2019 1,313,000 1.39%
2018 1,295,000 2.37%
2017 1,265,000 2.35%
2016 1,236,000 2.32%
2015 1,208,000 2.37%
2014 1,180,000 2.34%
2013 1,153,000 2.40%
2012 1,126,000 2.36%
2011 1,100,000 2.33%
2010 1,075,000 2.38%
2009 1,050,000 2.34%
2008 1,026,000 2.40%
2007 1,002,000 2.35%
2006 979,000 2.30%
2005 957,000 2.35%
2004 935,000 2.41%
2003 913,000 2.35%
2002 892,000 2.29%
2001 872,000 2.35%
2000 852,000 2.40%
1999 832,000 2.34%
1998 813,000 2.39%
1997 794,000 2.32%
1996 776,000 2.37%
1995 758,000 2.29%
1994 741,000 2.77%
1993 721,000 3.44%
1992 697,000 3.57%
1991 673,000 3.54%
1990 650,000 3.50%
1989 628,000 3.46%
1988 607,000 3.41%
1987 587,000 3.53%
1986 567,000 3.47%
1985 548,000 3.01%
1984 532,000 2.90%
1983 517,000 2.99%
1982 502,000 3.08%
1981 487,000 2.96%
1980 473,000 3.05%
1979 459,000 2.91%
1978 446,000 3.00%
1977 433,000 3.10%
1976 420,000 2.94%
1975 408,000 3.03%
1974 396,000 3.66%
1973 382,000 5.52%
1972 362,000 5.54%
1971 343,000 5.54%
1970 325,000 5.18%
1969 309,000 5.46%
1968 293,000 5.40%
1967 278,000 5.70%
1966 263,000 5.20%
1965 250,000 5.49%
1964 237,000 5.80%
1963 224,000 5.66%
1962 212,000 5.47%
1961 201,000 5.79%
1960 190,000 5.56%
1959 180,000 5.88%
1958 170,000 5.59%
1957 161,000 5.23%
1956 153,000 5.52%
1955 145,000 5.84%
1954 137,000 5.38%
1953 130,000 5.69%
1952 123,000 6.03%
1951 116,000 5.45%
1950 110,000 0.00%