Quito, Ecuador Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Quito, Ecuador metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Quito in 2019 is 1,848,000, a 1.43% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Quito in 2018 was 1,822,000, a 1.62% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Quito in 2017 was 1,793,000, a 1.7% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Quito in 2016 was 1,763,000, a 1.67% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Ecuador
City Name Population
Guayaquil 2,946,000
Quito 1,848,000
Cuenca 409,000
Santo Domingo 347,000
Quito - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,848,000 1.43%
2018 1,822,000 1.62%
2017 1,793,000 1.70%
2016 1,763,000 1.67%
2015 1,734,000 1.64%
2014 1,706,000 1.67%
2013 1,678,000 1.64%
2012 1,651,000 1.73%
2011 1,623,000 1.56%
2010 1,598,000 1.59%
2009 1,573,000 1.55%
2008 1,549,000 1.57%
2007 1,525,000 1.53%
2006 1,502,000 1.56%
2005 1,479,000 1.51%
2004 1,457,000 1.60%
2003 1,434,000 1.56%
2002 1,412,000 1.80%
2001 1,387,000 2.21%
2000 1,357,000 2.18%
1999 1,328,000 2.23%
1998 1,299,000 2.20%
1997 1,271,000 2.17%
1996 1,244,000 2.22%
1995 1,217,000 2.18%
1994 1,191,000 2.23%
1993 1,165,000 2.19%
1992 1,140,000 2.24%
1991 1,115,000 2.48%
1990 1,088,000 3.03%
1989 1,056,000 3.13%
1988 1,024,000 3.02%
1987 994,000 3.01%
1986 965,000 3.10%
1985 936,000 2.97%
1984 909,000 3.06%
1983 882,000 3.64%
1982 851,000 4.42%
1981 815,000 4.49%
1980 780,000 4.42%
1979 747,000 4.33%
1978 716,000 4.53%
1977 685,000 4.42%
1976 656,000 4.46%
1975 628,000 4.49%
1974 601,000 4.52%
1973 575,000 4.74%
1972 549,000 4.57%
1971 525,000 4.79%
1970 501,000 4.59%
1969 479,000 4.59%
1968 458,000 4.81%
1967 437,000 4.55%
1966 418,000 4.76%
1965 399,000 4.45%
1964 382,000 4.66%
1963 365,000 4.58%
1962 349,000 4.49%
1961 334,000 4.70%
1960 319,000 4.25%
1959 306,000 4.44%
1958 293,000 4.64%
1957 280,000 4.48%
1956 268,000 4.28%
1955 257,000 4.47%
1954 246,000 4.68%
1953 235,000 4.44%
1952 225,000 4.65%
1951 215,000 4.37%
1950 206,000 0.00%