Palembang, Indonesia Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Palembang, Indonesia metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Palembang in 2021 is 1,753,000, a 1.74% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Palembang in 2020 was 1,723,000, a 1.77% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Palembang in 2019 was 1,693,000, a 1.68% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Palembang in 2018 was 1,665,000, a 1.65% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Indonesia
City Name Population
Jakarta 10,915,000
Bekasi 3,510,000
Surabaya 2,972,000
Depok 2,837,000
Bandung 2,607,000
Tangerang 2,397,000
Medan 2,368,000
Semarang 1,902,000
Palembang 1,753,000
Batam 1,617,000
Ujung Pandang 1,612,000
Pekan Baru 1,238,000
Bogor 1,183,000
Bandar Lampung 1,115,000
Tasikmalaya 1,112,000
Samarinda 1,041,000
Denpasar 1,009,000
Padang 997,000
Malang 896,000
Banjarmasin 744,000
Balikpapan 696,000
Pontianak 681,000
Jambi 637,000
Ambon 534,000
Surakarta 532,000
Mataram 516,000
Manado 448,000
Yogyakarta 446,000
Bengkulu 412,000
Sukabumi 345,000
Cirebon 323,000
Jayapura 321,000
Pekalongan 317,000
Palembang - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,753,000 1.74%
2020 1,723,000 1.77%
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%