Budapest, Hungary Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Budapest, Hungary metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Budapest in 2020 is 1,768,000, a 0.23% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Budapest in 2019 was 1,764,000, a 0.28% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Budapest in 2018 was 1,759,000, a 0.23% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Budapest in 2017 was 1,755,000, a 0.29% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Hungary
City Name Population
Budapest 1,768,000
Budapest - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,768,000 0.23%
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%