Thessaloniki, Greece 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 Thessaloniki, Greece metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Thessaloniki in 2020 is 812,000, a 0.12% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Thessaloniki in 2019 was 811,000, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Thessaloniki in 2018 was 811,000, a 0.12% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Thessaloniki in 2017 was 810,000, a 0% increase 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
Thessaloniki - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 812,000 0.12%
2019 811,000 0.00%
2018 811,000 0.12%
2017 810,000 0.00%
2016 810,000 0.12%
2015 809,000 0.12%
2014 808,000 0.00%
2013 808,000 0.12%
2012 807,000 0.00%
2011 807,000 0.12%
2010 806,000 0.00%
2009 806,000 0.12%
2008 805,000 0.12%
2007 804,000 0.00%
2006 804,000 0.12%
2005 803,000 0.00%
2004 803,000 0.12%
2003 802,000 0.00%
2002 802,000 0.12%
2001 801,000 0.50%
2000 797,000 0.63%
1999 792,000 0.76%
1998 786,000 0.64%
1997 781,000 0.64%
1996 776,000 0.65%
1995 771,000 0.65%
1994 766,000 0.66%
1993 761,000 0.66%
1992 756,000 0.67%
1991 751,000 0.67%
1990 746,000 0.54%
1989 742,000 0.68%
1988 737,000 0.55%
1987 733,000 0.69%
1986 728,000 0.55%
1985 724,000 0.56%
1984 720,000 0.56%
1983 716,000 0.70%
1982 711,000 0.57%
1981 707,000 1.87%
1980 694,000 2.36%
1979 678,000 2.42%
1978 662,000 2.48%
1977 646,000 2.38%
1976 631,000 2.27%
1975 617,000 2.49%
1974 602,000 2.38%
1973 588,000 2.26%
1972 575,000 2.50%
1971 561,000 3.51%
1970 542,000 3.83%
1969 522,000 3.98%
1968 502,000 3.93%
1967 483,000 4.09%
1966 464,000 3.80%
1965 447,000 3.95%
1964 430,000 4.12%
1963 413,000 3.77%
1962 398,000 3.92%
1961 383,000 2.96%
1960 372,000 2.48%
1959 363,000 2.54%
1958 354,000 2.31%
1957 346,000 2.67%
1956 337,000 2.43%
1955 329,000 2.49%
1954 321,000 2.23%
1953 314,000 2.61%
1952 306,000 2.34%
1951 299,000 2.40%
1950 292,000 0.00%