Gondar, Ethiopia 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 Gondar, Ethiopia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Gondar in 2020 is 362,000, a 4.32% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Gondar in 2019 was 347,000, a 4.2% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Gondar in 2018 was 333,000, a 4.39% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Gondar in 2017 was 319,000, a 4.59% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Ethiopia
City Name Population
Addis Ababa 4,794,000
Mekele 524,000
Dire Dawa 408,000
Nazret 378,000
Gondar 362,000
Gondar - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 362,000 4.32%
2019 347,000 4.20%
2018 333,000 4.39%
2017 319,000 4.59%
2016 305,000 4.10%
2015 293,000 4.64%
2014 280,000 4.09%
2013 269,000 4.67%
2012 257,000 4.05%
2011 247,000 4.66%
2010 236,000 4.42%
2009 226,000 4.15%
2008 217,000 4.33%
2007 208,000 5.05%
2006 198,000 4.76%
2005 189,000 5.00%
2004 180,000 5.26%
2003 171,000 4.91%
2002 163,000 4.49%
2001 156,000 4.70%
2000 149,000 4.93%
1999 142,000 5.19%
1998 135,000 4.65%
1997 129,000 5.74%
1996 122,000 5.17%
1995 116,000 4.50%
1994 111,000 2.78%
1993 108,000 3.85%
1992 104,000 2.97%
1991 101,000 3.06%
1990 98,000 3.16%
1989 95,000 3.26%
1988 92,000 3.37%
1987 89,000 2.30%
1986 87,000 3.57%
1985 84,000 3.70%
1984 81,000 2.53%
1983 79,000 3.95%
1982 76,000 2.70%
1981 74,000 2.78%
1980 72,000 4.35%
1979 69,000 2.99%
1978 67,000 3.08%
1977 65,000 3.17%
1976 63,000 3.28%
1975 61,000 3.39%
1974 59,000 3.51%
1973 57,000 1.79%
1972 56,000 3.70%
1971 54,000 3.85%
1970 52,000 1.96%
1969 51,000 4.08%
1968 49,000 2.08%
1967 48,000 4.35%
1966 46,000 2.22%
1965 45,000 4.65%
1964 43,000 2.38%
1963 42,000 2.44%
1962 41,000 5.13%
1961 39,000 2.63%
1960 38,000 2.70%
1959 37,000 2.78%
1958 36,000 2.86%
1957 35,000 2.94%
1956 34,000 3.03%
1955 33,000 3.13%
1954 32,000 3.23%
1953 31,000 3.33%
1952 30,000 3.45%
1951 29,000 3.57%
1950 28,000 0.00%