Cali, Colombia Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Cali, Colombia metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Cali in 2021 is 2,810,000, a 1.01% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Cali in 2020 was 2,782,000, a 1.02% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Cali in 2019 was 2,754,000, a 1.03% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Cali in 2018 was 2,726,000, a 1.94% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Colombia
City Name Population
Bogota 11,167,000
Medellin 4,034,000
Cali 2,810,000
Barranquilla 2,299,000
Bucaramanga 1,349,000
Cartagena 1,071,000
Cucuta 943,000
Ibague 591,000
Pereira 580,000
Villavicencio 553,000
Valledupar 548,000
Santa Marta 534,000
Buenaventura 460,000
Manizales 450,000
Monteria 433,000
Armenia 414,000
Pasto 391,000
Neiva 359,000
Cali - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 2,810,000 1.01%
2020 2,782,000 1.02%
2019 2,754,000 1.03%
2018 2,726,000 1.94%
2017 2,674,000 1.94%
2016 2,623,000 1.94%
2015 2,573,000 1.94%
2014 2,524,000 1.94%
2013 2,476,000 1.93%
2012 2,429,000 1.93%
2011 2,383,000 1.92%
2010 2,338,000 1.96%
2009 2,293,000 1.91%
2008 2,250,000 1.95%
2007 2,207,000 1.94%
2006 2,165,000 1.93%
2005 2,124,000 1.97%
2004 2,083,000 1.91%
2003 2,044,000 1.95%
2002 2,005,000 1.93%
2001 1,967,000 1.97%
2000 1,929,000 1.96%
1999 1,892,000 1.94%
1998 1,856,000 1.92%
1997 1,821,000 1.90%
1996 1,787,000 1.94%
1995 1,753,000 1.98%
1994 1,719,000 2.20%
1993 1,682,000 2.69%
1992 1,638,000 2.76%
1991 1,594,000 2.71%
1990 1,552,000 2.71%
1989 1,511,000 2.72%
1988 1,471,000 2.72%
1987 1,432,000 2.73%
1986 1,394,000 2.73%
1985 1,357,000 2.65%
1984 1,322,000 2.56%
1983 1,289,000 2.63%
1982 1,256,000 2.70%
1981 1,223,000 2.60%
1980 1,192,000 2.67%
1979 1,161,000 2.56%
1978 1,132,000 2.63%
1977 1,103,000 2.60%
1976 1,075,000 2.67%
1975 1,047,000 2.65%
1974 1,020,000 3.34%
1973 987,000 5.11%
1972 939,000 5.03%
1971 894,000 5.05%
1970 851,000 5.06%
1969 810,000 5.06%
1968 771,000 5.18%
1967 733,000 5.01%
1966 698,000 5.12%
1965 664,000 5.06%
1964 632,000 7.48%
1963 588,000 7.50%
1962 547,000 7.47%
1961 509,000 7.38%
1960 474,000 7.48%
1959 441,000 7.56%
1958 410,000 7.33%
1957 382,000 7.61%
1956 355,000 7.25%
1955 331,000 7.47%
1954 308,000 7.32%
1953 287,000 7.49%
1952 267,000 7.66%
1951 248,000 7.36%
1950 231,000 0.00%