Palembang, Indonesia Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Palembang, Indonesia metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Palembang in 2022 is 1,785,000, a 1.83% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Palembang in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Indonesia
City Name Population
Jakarta 11,075,000
Bekasi 3,622,000
Surabaya 3,005,000
Depok 2,942,000
Bandung 2,638,000
Tangerang 2,456,000
Medan 2,402,000
Semarang 1,938,000
Palembang 1,785,000
Batam 1,685,000
Ujung Pandang 1,642,000
Pekan Baru 1,271,000
Bogor 1,207,000
Tasikmalaya 1,165,000
Bandar Lampung 1,138,000
Samarinda 1,071,000
Denpasar 1,031,000
Padang 1,015,000
Malang 907,000
Banjarmasin 757,000
Balikpapan 710,000
Pontianak 694,000
Jambi 648,000
Ambon 553,000
Surakarta 538,000
Mataram 528,000
Manado 453,000
Yogyakarta 453,000
Bengkulu 422,000
Sukabumi 350,000
Cirebon 327,000
Jayapura 327,000
Pekalongan 322,000
Palembang - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 1,785,000 1.83%
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%