Cuenca, Ecuador Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Cuenca, Ecuador metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Cuenca in 2020 is 418,000, a 2.2% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Cuenca in 2019 was 409,000, a 2.25% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Cuenca in 2018 was 400,000, a 2.56% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Cuenca in 2017 was 390,000, a 2.63% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Ecuador
City Name Population
Guayaquil 2,994,000
Quito 1,874,000
Cuenca 418,000
Santo Domingo 355,000
Cuenca - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 418,000 2.20%
2019 409,000 2.25%
2018 400,000 2.56%
2017 390,000 2.63%
2016 380,000 2.43%
2015 371,000 2.49%
2014 362,000 2.84%
2013 352,000 2.33%
2012 344,000 2.69%
2011 335,000 2.45%
2010 327,000 1.87%
2009 321,000 1.90%
2008 315,000 1.94%
2007 309,000 1.98%
2006 303,000 2.02%
2005 297,000 1.71%
2004 292,000 2.10%
2003 286,000 1.78%
2002 281,000 2.55%
2001 274,000 3.40%
2000 265,000 3.11%
1999 257,000 3.21%
1998 249,000 3.32%
1997 241,000 3.43%
1996 233,000 3.10%
1995 226,000 3.20%
1994 219,000 3.30%
1993 212,000 3.41%
1992 205,000 3.02%
1991 199,000 3.11%
1990 193,000 3.21%
1989 187,000 3.31%
1988 181,000 2.84%
1987 176,000 3.53%
1986 170,000 3.03%
1985 165,000 3.13%
1984 160,000 3.23%
1983 155,000 3.33%
1982 150,000 4.90%
1981 143,000 4.38%
1980 137,000 4.58%
1979 131,000 4.80%
1978 125,000 4.17%
1977 120,000 4.35%
1976 115,000 4.55%
1975 110,000 4.76%
1974 105,000 5.00%
1973 100,000 5.26%
1972 95,000 4.40%
1971 91,000 4.60%
1970 87,000 4.82%
1969 83,000 5.06%
1968 79,000 5.33%
1967 75,000 4.17%
1966 72,000 5.88%
1965 68,000 4.62%
1964 65,000 4.84%
1963 62,000 3.33%
1962 60,000 3.45%
1961 58,000 3.57%
1960 56,000 3.70%
1959 54,000 3.85%
1958 52,000 4.00%
1957 50,000 4.17%
1956 48,000 2.13%
1955 47,000 4.44%
1954 45,000 2.27%
1953 44,000 4.76%
1952 42,000 2.44%
1951 41,000 5.13%
1950 39,000 0.00%