Cali, Colombia Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Cali, Colombia metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Cali in 2022 is 2,837,000, a 0.96% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Cali in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Colombia
City Name Population
Bogota 11,344,000
Medellin 4,068,000
Cali 2,837,000
Barranquilla 2,325,000
Bucaramanga 1,366,000
Cartagena 1,079,000
Cucuta 953,000
Ibague 595,000
Pereira 582,000
Villavicencio 562,000
Valledupar 561,000
Santa Marta 540,000
Buenaventura 468,000
Manizales 452,000
Monteria 440,000
Armenia 417,000
Pasto 394,000
Neiva 361,000
Cali - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 2,837,000 0.96%
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%