Bogota, 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 Bogota, Colombia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bogota in 2020 is 10,978,000, a 1.85% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bogota in 2019 was 10,779,000, a 1.94% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bogota in 2018 was 10,574,000, a 2.88% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bogota in 2017 was 10,278,000, a 2.89% 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
Bogota - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 10,978,000 1.85%
2019 10,779,000 1.94%
2018 10,574,000 2.88%
2017 10,278,000 2.89%
2016 9,989,000 2.89%
2015 9,708,000 2.89%
2014 9,435,000 2.89%
2013 9,170,000 2.89%
2012 8,912,000 2.90%
2011 8,661,000 2.89%
2010 8,418,000 2.90%
2009 8,181,000 2.89%
2008 7,951,000 2.90%
2007 7,727,000 2.89%
2006 7,510,000 2.89%
2005 7,299,000 2.89%
2004 7,094,000 2.90%
2003 6,894,000 2.88%
2002 6,701,000 2.90%
2001 6,512,000 2.89%
2000 6,329,000 2.89%
1999 6,151,000 2.89%
1998 5,978,000 2.89%
1997 5,810,000 2.89%
1996 5,647,000 2.90%
1995 5,488,000 2.89%
1994 5,334,000 2.93%
1993 5,182,000 3.00%
1992 5,031,000 3.03%
1991 4,883,000 3.02%
1990 4,740,000 3.00%
1989 4,602,000 3.02%
1988 4,467,000 3.00%
1987 4,337,000 3.02%
1986 4,210,000 3.01%
1985 4,087,000 3.00%
1984 3,968,000 3.01%
1983 3,852,000 2.99%
1982 3,740,000 3.00%
1981 3,631,000 3.01%
1980 3,525,000 3.01%
1979 3,422,000 2.98%
1978 3,323,000 3.01%
1977 3,226,000 3.00%
1976 3,132,000 3.03%
1975 3,040,000 2.98%
1974 2,952,000 3.94%
1973 2,840,000 6.01%
1972 2,679,000 6.02%
1971 2,527,000 6.04%
1970 2,383,000 6.01%
1969 2,248,000 5.99%
1968 2,121,000 6.05%
1967 2,000,000 5.99%
1966 1,887,000 6.01%
1965 1,780,000 6.08%
1964 1,678,000 7.22%
1963 1,565,000 7.27%
1962 1,459,000 7.28%
1961 1,360,000 7.17%
1960 1,269,000 7.27%
1959 1,183,000 7.25%
1958 1,103,000 7.30%
1957 1,028,000 7.19%
1956 959,000 7.27%
1955 894,000 7.19%
1954 834,000 7.34%
1953 777,000 7.17%
1952 725,000 7.25%
1951 676,000 7.30%
1950 630,000 0.00%