Budapest, Hungary Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Budapest, Hungary metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Budapest in 2019 is 1,764,000, a 0.28% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Budapest in 2018 was 1,759,000, a 0.23% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Budapest in 2017 was 1,755,000, a 0.29% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Budapest in 2016 was 1,750,000, a 0.23% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Hungary
City Name Population
Budapest 1,764,000
Budapest - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,764,000 0.28%
2018 1,759,000 0.23%
2017 1,755,000 0.29%
2016 1,750,000 0.23%
2015 1,746,000 0.29%
2014 1,741,000 0.23%
2013 1,737,000 0.29%
2012 1,732,000 0.12%
2011 1,730,000 -0.23%
2010 1,734,000 -0.29%
2009 1,739,000 -0.23%
2008 1,743,000 -0.23%
2007 1,747,000 -0.29%
2006 1,752,000 -0.23%
2005 1,756,000 -0.23%
2004 1,760,000 -0.28%
2003 1,765,000 -0.23%
2002 1,769,000 -0.23%
2001 1,773,000 -0.78%
2000 1,787,000 -1.16%
1999 1,808,000 -1.15%
1998 1,829,000 -1.14%
1997 1,850,000 -1.12%
1996 1,871,000 -1.16%
1995 1,893,000 -1.15%
1994 1,915,000 -1.14%
1993 1,937,000 -1.17%
1992 1,960,000 -1.11%
1991 1,982,000 -1.15%
1990 2,005,000 -0.69%
1989 2,019,000 -0.20%
1988 2,023,000 -0.20%
1987 2,027,000 -0.25%
1986 2,032,000 -0.20%
1985 2,036,000 -0.20%
1984 2,040,000 -0.20%
1983 2,044,000 -0.24%
1982 2,049,000 -0.19%
1981 2,053,000 -0.19%
1980 2,057,000 0.19%
1979 2,053,000 0.59%
1978 2,041,000 0.59%
1977 2,029,000 0.59%
1976 2,017,000 0.60%
1975 2,005,000 0.60%
1974 1,993,000 0.61%
1973 1,981,000 0.61%
1972 1,969,000 0.56%
1971 1,958,000 0.62%
1970 1,946,000 0.67%
1969 1,933,000 0.73%
1968 1,919,000 0.73%
1967 1,905,000 0.69%
1966 1,892,000 0.75%
1965 1,878,000 0.75%
1964 1,864,000 0.70%
1963 1,851,000 0.71%
1962 1,838,000 0.77%
1961 1,824,000 0.72%
1960 1,811,000 0.95%
1959 1,794,000 1.13%
1958 1,774,000 1.20%
1957 1,753,000 1.15%
1956 1,733,000 1.11%
1955 1,714,000 1.18%
1954 1,694,000 1.13%
1953 1,675,000 1.21%
1952 1,655,000 1.10%
1951 1,637,000 1.17%
1950 1,618,000 0.00%