Copenhagen, Denmark 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 Copenhagen, Denmark metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Copenhagen in 2020 is 1,346,000, a 0.9% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Copenhagen in 2019 was 1,334,000, a 0.98% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Copenhagen in 2018 was 1,321,000, a 1.3% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Copenhagen in 2017 was 1,304,000, a 1.32% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Denmark
City Name Population
Copenhagen 1,346,000
Copenhagen - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,346,000 0.90%
2019 1,334,000 0.98%
2018 1,321,000 1.30%
2017 1,304,000 1.32%
2016 1,287,000 1.26%
2015 1,271,000 1.27%
2014 1,255,000 1.29%
2013 1,239,000 1.31%
2012 1,223,000 1.33%
2011 1,207,000 1.26%
2010 1,192,000 1.10%
2009 1,179,000 1.11%
2008 1,166,000 1.22%
2007 1,152,000 1.14%
2006 1,139,000 1.06%
2005 1,127,000 1.08%
2004 1,115,000 1.09%
2003 1,103,000 1.19%
2002 1,090,000 0.74%
2001 1,082,000 0.46%
2000 1,077,000 0.47%
1999 1,072,000 0.47%
1998 1,067,000 0.47%
1997 1,062,000 0.57%
1996 1,056,000 0.76%
1995 1,048,000 0.58%
1994 1,042,000 0.39%
1993 1,038,000 0.19%
1992 1,036,000 0.10%
1991 1,035,000 0.00%
1990 1,035,000 -0.19%
1989 1,037,000 -0.29%
1988 1,040,000 -0.48%
1987 1,045,000 -0.48%
1986 1,050,000 -0.57%
1985 1,056,000 -0.75%
1984 1,064,000 -0.65%
1983 1,071,000 -0.74%
1982 1,079,000 -0.64%
1981 1,086,000 -0.91%
1980 1,096,000 -1.08%
1979 1,108,000 -1.07%
1978 1,120,000 -1.06%
1977 1,132,000 -1.14%
1976 1,145,000 -2.30%
1975 1,172,000 -3.46%
1974 1,214,000 -3.42%
1973 1,257,000 -3.46%
1972 1,302,000 -3.48%
1971 1,349,000 -2.25%
1970 1,380,000 0.00%
1969 1,380,000 0.07%
1968 1,379,000 0.07%
1967 1,378,000 0.00%
1966 1,378,000 0.36%
1965 1,373,000 1.40%
1964 1,354,000 1.35%
1963 1,336,000 1.37%
1962 1,318,000 1.38%
1961 1,300,000 1.25%
1960 1,284,000 0.94%
1959 1,272,000 0.95%
1958 1,260,000 0.96%
1957 1,248,000 0.97%
1956 1,236,000 0.73%
1955 1,227,000 0.25%
1954 1,224,000 0.16%
1953 1,222,000 0.16%
1952 1,220,000 0.16%
1951 1,218,000 0.16%
1950 1,216,000 0.00%