Budapest, Hungary Metro Area 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 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%