Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 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 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Santo Domingo in 2020 is 3,318,000, a 2.25% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Santo Domingo in 2019 was 3,245,000, a 2.3% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Santo Domingo in 2018 was 3,172,000, a 2.52% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Santo Domingo in 2017 was 3,094,000, a 2.48% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Dominican Republic
City Name Population
Santo Domingo 3,318,000
Santiago 665,000
Santo Domingo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 3,318,000 2.25%
2019 3,245,000 2.30%
2018 3,172,000 2.52%
2017 3,094,000 2.48%
2016 3,019,000 2.51%
2015 2,945,000 2.54%
2014 2,872,000 2.50%
2013 2,802,000 2.52%
2012 2,733,000 2.51%
2011 2,666,000 2.50%
2010 2,601,000 2.52%
2009 2,537,000 2.51%
2008 2,475,000 2.53%
2007 2,414,000 2.51%
2006 2,355,000 2.53%
2005 2,297,000 2.50%
2004 2,241,000 2.52%
2003 2,186,000 2.73%
2002 2,128,000 3.25%
2001 2,061,000 3.20%
2000 1,997,000 3.26%
1999 1,934,000 3.20%
1998 1,874,000 3.25%
1997 1,815,000 3.24%
1996 1,758,000 3.23%
1995 1,703,000 3.21%
1994 1,650,000 2.93%
1993 1,603,000 1.71%
1992 1,576,000 1.74%
1991 1,549,000 1.77%
1990 1,522,000 1.74%
1989 1,496,000 1.70%
1988 1,471,000 1.80%
1987 1,445,000 1.69%
1986 1,421,000 1.79%
1985 1,396,000 1.75%
1984 1,372,000 1.70%
1983 1,349,000 1.73%
1982 1,326,000 3.59%
1981 1,280,000 5.79%
1980 1,210,000 5.86%
1979 1,143,000 5.83%
1978 1,080,000 5.78%
1977 1,021,000 5.80%
1976 965,000 5.93%
1975 911,000 5.81%
1974 861,000 5.77%
1973 814,000 5.85%
1972 769,000 5.78%
1971 727,000 5.82%
1970 687,000 6.18%
1969 647,000 6.59%
1968 607,000 6.49%
1967 570,000 6.34%
1966 536,000 6.56%
1965 503,000 6.34%
1964 473,000 6.53%
1963 444,000 6.47%
1962 417,000 6.65%
1961 391,000 6.54%
1960 367,000 7.31%
1959 342,000 7.21%
1958 319,000 7.41%
1957 297,000 7.61%
1956 276,000 7.39%
1955 257,000 7.08%
1954 240,000 7.62%
1953 223,000 7.21%
1952 208,000 7.22%
1951 194,000 7.78%
1950 180,000 0.00%