Athens, Greece Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Athens, Greece metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Athens in 2019 is 3,154,000, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • The population of Athens in 2018 was 3,156,000, a 0.03% decline from 2017.
  • The population of Athens in 2017 was 3,157,000, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
  • The population of Athens in 2016 was 3,159,000, a 0.06% decline from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Greece
City Name Population
Athens 3,154,000
Thessaloniki 811,000
Athens - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%