Shillong, India Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Shillong, India metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Shillong in 2022 is 484,000, a 2.54% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Shillong in 2021 was 472,000, a 2.61% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Shillong in 2020 was 460,000, a 2.68% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Shillong in 2019 was 448,000, a 2.75% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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City Name Population
Delhi 32,066,000
Mumbai 20,961,000
Calcutta 15,134,000
Bangalore 13,193,000
Madras 11,503,000
Hyderabad 10,534,000
Ahmadabad 8,450,000
Surat 7,784,000
Poona 6,987,000
Jaipur 4,107,000
Calicut 3,921,000
Lucknow 3,854,000
Malappuram 3,816,000
Thrissur 3,351,000
Cochin 3,301,000
Indore 3,209,000
Kanpur 3,190,000
Nagpur 2,991,000
Coimbatore 2,935,000
Thiruvananthapuram 2,793,000
Patna 2,529,000
Bhopal 2,505,000
Agra 2,314,000
Kannur 2,286,000
Visakhapatnam 2,278,000
Vadodara 2,277,000
Nashik 2,180,000
Vijayawada 2,168,000
Kollam 2,026,000
Rajkot 1,989,000
Ludhiana 1,917,000
Madurai 1,799,000
Meerut 1,762,000
Raipur 1,760,000
Benares 1,722,000
Jamshedpur 1,661,000
Srinagar 1,660,000
Aurangabad 1,642,000
Tiruppur 1,619,000
Jodhpur 1,548,000
Ranchi 1,511,000
Jabalpur 1,496,000
Asansol 1,478,000
Kota 1,474,000
Gwalior 1,442,000
Allahabad 1,439,000
Amritsar 1,425,000
Dhanbad 1,368,000
Bareilly 1,317,000
Aligarh 1,279,000
Moradabad 1,267,000
Mysore 1,261,000
Durg-Bhilainagar 1,245,000
Bhubaneswar 1,226,000
Tiruchirappalli 1,201,000
Chandigarh 1,191,000
Hubli-Dharwad 1,158,000
Gauhati 1,155,000
Salem 1,146,000
Saharanpur 1,134,000
Jalandhar 1,096,000
Siliguri 1,092,000
Solapur 1,055,000
Warangal 1,007,000
Dehradun 967,000
Guntur 897,000
Bhiwandi 890,000
Puducherry 877,000
Firozabad 870,000
Cherthala 837,000
Bikaner 802,000
Nellore 795,000
Kottayam 780,000
Amravati 778,000
Gorakhpur 777,000
Muzaffarnagar 767,000
Cuttack 763,000
Kayamkulam 757,000
Belgaum 752,000
Malegaon 748,000
Mangalore 736,000
Tirupati 729,000
Bhavnagar 724,000
Nanded Waghala 722,000
Jammu 717,000
Kurnool 706,000
Gulbarga 703,000
Durgapur 699,000
Jhansi 666,000
Erode 662,000
Jamnagar 659,000
Bokaro Steel City 652,000
Raurkela 641,000
Kolhapur 635,000
Patiala 634,000
Bilaspur 633,000
Ajmer 630,000
Ujjain 629,000
Mathura 618,000
Agartala 615,000
Imphal 611,000
Sangli 602,000
Tuticorin 595,000
Udaipur 592,000
Vellore 590,000
Jalgaon 589,000
Gaya 587,000
Tirunelveli 583,000
Panipat 572,000
Hosur 562,000
Rajahmundry 561,000
Bellary 546,000
Kakinada 532,000
Davanagere 530,000
Muzaffarpur 529,000
Begusarai 520,000
Purnia 515,000
Latur 502,000
Bhagalpur 496,000
Rohtak 488,000
Shillong 484,000
Anantapur 474,000
Bhilwara 474,000
Yamunanagar 467,000
Kadapa 466,000
Akola 459,000
Sagar 454,000
Raniganj 453,000
English Bazar 452,000
Hardwar 452,000
Alwar 450,000
Rampur 444,000
Bijapur 434,000
Korba 431,000
Baharampur 430,000
Barddhaman 430,000
Dhulian 430,000
Karnal 425,000
Gandhidham 422,000
Brahmapur 421,000
Dhule 420,000
Ottappalam 420,000
Karimnagar 418,000
Junagadh 415,000
Ahmadnagar 412,000
Dindigul 407,000
Anand 391,000
Bihar Sharif 391,000
Aizawl 387,000
Bathinda 387,000
Shimoga 387,000
Palakkad 385,000
Santipur 385,000
Deoghar 384,000
Shahjahanpur 382,000
Roorkee 380,000
Ichalkaranji 378,000
Ranipet 377,000
Maunath Bhanjan 376,000
Tumkur 375,000
Parbhani 372,000
Dewas 371,000
Karur 371,000
Morvi 368,000
Hisar 366,000
Kanhangad 365,000
Darbhanga 362,000
Chandrapur 361,000
Habra 360,000
Satna 358,000
Farrukhabad 357,000
Khammam 356,000
Jalna 354,000
Navsari 352,000
Haldwani-cum-kathgodam 351,000
Thanjavur 348,000
Arrah 345,000
Nizamabad 341,000
Kharagpur 335,000
Hapur 334,000
Ratlam 327,000
Shillong - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 484,000 2.54%
2021 472,000 2.61%
2020 460,000 2.68%
2019 448,000 2.75%
2018 436,000 2.83%
2017 424,000 2.91%
2016 412,000 2.74%
2015 401,000 2.82%
2014 390,000 2.90%
2013 379,000 2.99%
2012 368,000 2.79%
2011 358,000 2.87%
2010 348,000 2.96%
2009 338,000 2.74%
2008 329,000 2.81%
2007 320,000 2.89%
2006 311,000 2.98%
2005 302,000 2.72%
2004 294,000 2.80%
2003 286,000 2.88%
2002 278,000 2.96%
2001 270,000 2.27%
2000 264,000 1.54%
1999 260,000 1.96%
1998 255,000 2.00%
1997 250,000 1.63%
1996 246,000 1.65%
1995 242,000 2.11%
1994 237,000 1.72%
1993 233,000 1.75%
1992 229,000 1.78%
1991 225,000 2.27%
1990 220,000 2.80%
1989 214,000 2.39%
1988 209,000 2.45%
1987 204,000 2.51%
1986 199,000 2.58%
1985 194,000 2.11%
1984 190,000 2.70%
1983 185,000 2.21%
1982 181,000 2.84%
1981 176,000 2.92%
1980 171,000 3.64%
1979 165,000 3.77%
1978 159,000 3.92%
1977 153,000 3.38%
1976 148,000 3.50%
1975 143,000 3.62%
1974 138,000 3.76%
1973 133,000 3.91%
1972 128,000 3.23%
1971 124,000 2.48%
1970 121,000 1.68%
1969 119,000 1.71%
1968 117,000 1.74%
1967 115,000 1.77%
1966 113,000 1.80%
1965 111,000 1.83%
1964 109,000 1.87%
1963 107,000 1.90%
1962 105,000 1.94%
1961 103,000 4.04%
1960 99,000 6.45%
1959 93,000 5.68%
1958 88,000 6.02%
1957 83,000 5.06%
1956 79,000 5.33%
1955 75,000 5.63%
1954 71,000 5.97%
1953 67,000 6.35%
1952 63,000 5.00%
1951 60,000 5.26%
1950 57,000 0.00%