Palembang, Indonesia Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Palembang, Indonesia metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Palembang in 2019 is 1,693,000, a 1.68% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Palembang in 2018 was 1,665,000, a 1.65% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Palembang in 2017 was 1,638,000, a 1.68% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Palembang in 2016 was 1,611,000, a 1.64% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Indonesia
City Name Population
Jakarta 10,639,000
Bekasi 3,277,000
Surabaya 2,922,000
Depok 2,615,000
Bandung 2,558,000
Medan 2,311,000
Tangerang 2,280,000
Semarang 1,833,000
Palembang 1,693,000
Ujung Pandang 1,556,000
Batam 1,473,000
Pekan Baru 1,171,000
Bogor 1,137,000
Bandar Lampung 1,069,000
Tasikmalaya 1,000,000
Samarinda 979,000
Denpasar 965,000
Padang 964,000
Malang 879,000
Banjarmasin 720,000
Balikpapan 669,000
Pontianak 656,000
Jambi 616,000
Surakarta 524,000
Mataram 494,000
Ambon 493,000
Manado 439,000
Yogyakarta 434,000
Bengkulu 391,000
Sukabumi 335,000
Cirebon 317,000
Pekalongan 310,000
Jayapura 308,000
Palembang - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,693,000 1.68%
2018 1,665,000 1.65%
2017 1,638,000 1.68%
2016 1,611,000 1.64%
2015 1,585,000 1.67%
2014 1,559,000 1.70%
2013 1,533,000 1.66%
2012 1,508,000 1.62%
2011 1,484,000 1.71%
2010 1,459,000 0.21%
2009 1,456,000 0.00%
2008 1,456,000 0.00%
2007 1,456,000 -0.07%
2006 1,457,000 0.00%
2005 1,457,000 0.00%
2004 1,457,000 -0.07%
2003 1,458,000 0.00%
2002 1,458,000 0.00%
2001 1,458,000 -0.07%
2000 1,459,000 2.53%
1999 1,423,000 2.60%
1998 1,387,000 2.51%
1997 1,353,000 2.58%
1996 1,319,000 2.49%
1995 1,287,000 2.55%
1994 1,255,000 2.53%
1993 1,224,000 2.60%
1992 1,193,000 2.49%
1991 1,164,000 3.01%
1990 1,130,000 3.76%
1989 1,089,000 3.81%
1988 1,049,000 3.86%
1987 1,010,000 3.80%
1986 973,000 3.84%
1985 937,000 3.77%
1984 903,000 3.79%
1983 870,000 3.82%
1982 838,000 3.84%
1981 807,000 3.59%
1980 779,000 3.45%
1979 753,000 3.29%
1978 729,000 3.40%
1977 705,000 3.37%
1976 682,000 3.33%
1975 660,000 3.29%
1974 639,000 3.40%
1973 618,000 3.34%
1972 598,000 3.10%
1971 580,000 2.11%
1970 568,000 1.97%
1969 557,000 2.20%
1968 545,000 2.06%
1967 534,000 2.10%
1966 523,000 2.15%
1965 512,000 1.99%
1964 502,000 2.03%
1963 492,000 2.07%
1962 482,000 3.21%
1961 467,000 4.71%
1960 446,000 4.94%
1959 425,000 4.94%
1958 405,000 4.92%
1957 386,000 4.61%
1956 369,000 5.13%
1955 351,000 4.78%
1954 335,000 5.02%
1953 319,000 4.59%
1952 305,000 5.17%
1951 290,000 4.69%
1950 277,000 0.00%