Balikpapan, Indonesia 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 Balikpapan, Indonesia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Balikpapan in 2020 is 682,000, a 1.94% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Balikpapan in 2019 was 669,000, a 2.14% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Balikpapan in 2018 was 655,000, a 1.87% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Balikpapan in 2017 was 643,000, a 2.06% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Indonesia
City Name Population
Jakarta 10,770,000
Bekasi 3,394,000
Surabaya 2,944,000
Depok 2,727,000
Bandung 2,580,000
Tangerang 2,339,000
Medan 2,338,000
Semarang 1,866,000
Palembang 1,723,000
Ujung Pandang 1,584,000
Batam 1,546,000
Pekan Baru 1,205,000
Bogor 1,160,000
Bandar Lampung 1,092,000
Tasikmalaya 1,056,000
Samarinda 1,010,000
Denpasar 987,000
Padang 980,000
Malang 887,000
Banjarmasin 732,000
Balikpapan 682,000
Pontianak 668,000
Jambi 626,000
Surakarta 527,000
Ambon 513,000
Mataram 505,000
Manado 443,000
Yogyakarta 440,000
Bengkulu 401,000
Sukabumi 340,000
Cirebon 320,000
Jayapura 314,000
Pekalongan 313,000
Balikpapan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 682,000 1.94%
2019 669,000 2.14%
2018 655,000 1.87%
2017 643,000 2.06%
2016 630,000 1.94%
2015 618,000 1.98%
2014 606,000 2.02%
2013 594,000 2.06%
2012 582,000 1.93%
2011 571,000 2.15%
2010 559,000 2.95%
2009 543,000 3.04%
2008 527,000 3.33%
2007 510,000 3.03%
2006 495,000 3.34%
2005 479,000 3.01%
2004 465,000 3.33%
2003 450,000 3.21%
2002 436,000 3.07%
2001 423,000 3.17%
2000 410,000 3.02%
1999 398,000 2.84%
1998 387,000 2.93%
1997 376,000 3.01%
1996 365,000 3.11%
1995 354,000 2.91%
1994 344,000 2.99%
1993 334,000 2.77%
1992 325,000 3.17%
1991 315,000 2.27%
1990 308,000 0.98%
1989 305,000 0.99%
1988 302,000 1.00%
1987 299,000 0.67%
1986 297,000 1.02%
1985 294,000 1.03%
1984 291,000 1.04%
1983 288,000 1.05%
1982 285,000 1.06%
1981 282,000 3.30%
1980 273,000 7.91%
1979 253,000 8.12%
1978 234,000 8.33%
1977 216,000 8.00%
1976 200,000 8.11%
1975 185,000 8.19%
1974 171,000 8.23%
1973 158,000 8.22%
1972 146,000 7.35%
1971 136,000 3.82%
1970 131,000 4.80%
1969 125,000 4.17%
1968 120,000 3.45%
1967 116,000 4.50%
1966 111,000 3.74%
1965 107,000 4.90%
1964 102,000 4.08%
1963 98,000 4.26%
1962 94,000 3.30%
1961 91,000 4.60%
1960 87,000 3.57%
1959 84,000 3.70%
1958 81,000 2.53%
1957 79,000 3.95%
1956 76,000 4.11%
1955 73,000 4.29%
1954 70,000 2.94%
1953 68,000 3.03%
1952 66,000 4.76%
1951 63,000 3.28%
1950 61,000 0.00%