Quito, Ecuador 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 Quito, Ecuador metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Quito in 2020 is 1,874,000, a 1.41% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Quito in 2019 was 1,848,000, a 1.43% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Quito in 2018 was 1,822,000, a 1.62% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Quito in 2017 was 1,793,000, a 1.7% 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
Quito - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,874,000 1.41%
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%