Athens, Greece Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Athens, Greece metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Athens in 2020 is 3,153,000, a 0.03% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Athens in 2019 was 3,154,000, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Athens in 2018 was 3,156,000, a 0.03% decline from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Athens in 2017 was 3,157,000, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Greece
City Name Population
Athens 3,153,000
Thessaloniki 812,000
Athens - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 3,153,000 -0.03%
2019 3,154,000 -0.06%
2018 3,156,000 -0.03%
2017 3,157,000 -0.06%
2016 3,159,000 -0.06%
2015 3,161,000 -0.06%
2014 3,163,000 -0.06%
2013 3,165,000 -0.06%
2012 3,167,000 -0.06%
2011 3,169,000 -0.03%
2010 3,170,000 -0.06%
2009 3,172,000 -0.06%
2008 3,174,000 -0.06%
2007 3,176,000 -0.06%
2006 3,178,000 -0.06%
2005 3,180,000 -0.06%
2004 3,182,000 -0.03%
2003 3,183,000 -0.06%
2002 3,185,000 -0.06%
2001 3,187,000 0.25%
2000 3,179,000 0.35%
1999 3,168,000 0.38%
1998 3,156,000 0.35%
1997 3,145,000 0.38%
1996 3,133,000 0.35%
1995 3,122,000 0.39%
1994 3,110,000 0.35%
1993 3,099,000 0.36%
1992 3,088,000 0.39%
1991 3,076,000 0.20%
1990 3,070,000 0.16%
1989 3,065,000 0.16%
1988 3,060,000 0.13%
1987 3,056,000 0.16%
1986 3,051,000 0.13%
1985 3,047,000 0.16%
1984 3,042,000 0.13%
1983 3,038,000 0.16%
1982 3,033,000 0.17%
1981 3,028,000 1.37%
1980 2,987,000 1.74%
1979 2,936,000 1.77%
1978 2,885,000 1.76%
1977 2,835,000 1.76%
1976 2,786,000 1.75%
1975 2,738,000 1.75%
1974 2,691,000 1.78%
1973 2,644,000 1.77%
1972 2,598,000 1.72%
1971 2,554,000 2.78%
1970 2,485,000 3.24%
1969 2,407,000 3.22%
1968 2,332,000 3.19%
1967 2,260,000 3.24%
1966 2,189,000 3.21%
1965 2,121,000 3.21%
1964 2,055,000 3.21%
1963 1,991,000 3.21%
1962 1,929,000 3.21%
1961 1,869,000 3.03%
1960 1,814,000 3.01%
1959 1,761,000 3.04%
1958 1,709,000 3.01%
1957 1,659,000 3.04%
1956 1,610,000 3.01%
1955 1,563,000 3.03%
1954 1,517,000 2.99%
1953 1,473,000 3.01%
1952 1,430,000 3.03%
1951 1,388,000 3.04%
1950 1,347,000 0.00%