Athens, Greece Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Athens, Greece metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Athens in 2021 is 3,153,000, a 0% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Athens in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Greece
City Name Population
Athens 3,153,000
Thessaloniki 813,000
Athens - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 3,153,000 0.00%
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%