Djibouti, Djibouti 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 Djibouti, Djibouti metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Djibouti in 2020 is 576,000, a 1.23% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Djibouti in 2019 was 569,000, a 1.25% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Djibouti in 2018 was 562,000, a 2% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Djibouti in 2017 was 551,000, a 1.85% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Djibouti
City Name Population
Djibouti 576,000
Djibouti - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 576,000 1.23%
2019 569,000 1.25%
2018 562,000 2.00%
2017 551,000 1.85%
2016 541,000 1.88%
2015 531,000 1.72%
2014 522,000 1.95%
2013 512,000 1.79%
2012 503,000 1.82%
2011 494,000 1.86%
2010 485,000 1.89%
2009 476,000 1.93%
2008 467,000 1.74%
2007 459,000 1.77%
2006 451,000 2.04%
2005 442,000 1.84%
2004 434,000 1.88%
2003 426,000 1.67%
2002 419,000 1.95%
2001 411,000 1.73%
2000 404,000 2.02%
1999 396,000 1.80%
1998 389,000 1.83%
1997 382,000 1.87%
1996 375,000 1.90%
1995 368,000 1.94%
1994 361,000 1.69%
1993 355,000 2.01%
1992 348,000 1.75%
1991 342,000 7.89%
1990 317,000 10.45%
1989 287,000 10.38%
1988 260,000 10.64%
1987 235,000 10.33%
1986 213,000 10.36%
1985 193,000 10.92%
1984 174,000 10.13%
1983 158,000 8.97%
1982 145,000 7.41%
1981 135,000 7.14%
1980 126,000 7.69%
1979 117,000 7.34%
1978 109,000 6.86%
1977 102,000 7.37%
1976 95,000 7.95%
1975 88,000 7.32%
1974 82,000 6.49%
1973 77,000 8.45%
1972 71,000 5.97%
1971 67,000 8.06%
1970 62,000 5.08%
1969 59,000 3.51%
1968 57,000 3.64%
1967 55,000 5.77%
1966 52,000 4.00%
1965 50,000 4.17%
1964 48,000 4.35%
1963 46,000 4.55%
1962 44,000 4.76%
1961 42,000 5.00%
1960 40,000 8.11%
1959 37,000 5.71%
1958 35,000 9.38%
1957 32,000 6.67%
1956 30,000 7.14%
1955 28,000 7.69%
1954 26,000 4.00%
1953 25,000 8.70%
1952 23,000 9.52%
1951 21,000 5.00%
1950 20,000 0.00%