Athens, Greece Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Athens, Greece metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Athens in 2022 is 3,154,000, a 0.03% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Athens in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Greece
City Name Population
Athens 3,154,000
Thessaloniki 814,000
Athens - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 3,154,000 0.03%
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%