Cartagena, Colombia Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Cartagena, Colombia metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Cartagena in 2019 is 1,055,000, a 0.76% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Cartagena in 2018 was 1,047,000, a 1.65% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Cartagena in 2017 was 1,030,000, a 1.68% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Cartagena in 2016 was 1,013,000, a 1.6% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Colombia
City Name Population
Bogota 10,779,000
Medellin 3,967,000
Cali 2,754,000
Barranquilla 2,246,000
Bucaramanga 1,313,000
Cartagena 1,055,000
Cucuta 923,000
Ibague 582,000
Pereira 580,000
Villavicencio 534,000
Santa Marta 521,000
Valledupar 518,000
Manizales 446,000
Buenaventura 443,000
Monteria 419,000
Armenia 407,000
Pasto 386,000
Neiva 355,000
Cartagena - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,055,000 0.76%
2018 1,047,000 1.65%
2017 1,030,000 1.68%
2016 1,013,000 1.60%
2015 997,000 1.63%
2014 981,000 1.66%
2013 965,000 1.58%
2012 950,000 1.71%
2011 934,000 1.63%
2010 919,000 1.66%
2009 904,000 1.57%
2008 890,000 1.71%
2007 875,000 1.63%
2006 861,000 1.65%
2005 847,000 2.67%
2004 825,000 2.74%
2003 803,000 2.82%
2002 781,000 2.76%
2001 760,000 2.70%
2000 740,000 2.78%
1999 720,000 2.86%
1998 700,000 2.64%
1997 682,000 2.87%
1996 663,000 2.79%
1995 645,000 2.71%
1994 628,000 2.78%
1993 611,000 2.86%
1992 594,000 2.95%
1991 577,000 2.85%
1990 561,000 2.75%
1989 546,000 3.02%
1988 530,000 2.71%
1987 516,000 2.99%
1986 501,000 3.09%
1985 486,000 3.85%
1984 468,000 4.00%
1983 450,000 3.69%
1982 434,000 4.08%
1981 417,000 3.73%
1980 402,000 3.88%
1979 387,000 4.03%
1978 372,000 3.62%
1977 359,000 4.06%
1976 345,000 3.92%
1975 332,000 3.75%
1974 320,000 3.90%
1973 308,000 4.05%
1972 296,000 3.86%
1971 285,000 4.01%
1970 274,000 3.79%
1969 264,000 3.94%
1968 254,000 4.10%
1967 244,000 3.83%
1966 235,000 3.98%
1965 226,000 4.15%
1964 217,000 4.83%
1963 207,000 5.61%
1962 196,000 4.81%
1961 187,000 5.65%
1960 177,000 4.73%
1959 169,000 5.62%
1958 160,000 5.26%
1957 152,000 4.83%
1956 145,000 5.84%
1955 137,000 4.58%
1954 131,000 5.65%
1953 124,000 5.08%
1952 118,000 5.36%
1951 112,000 4.67%
1950 107,000 0.00%