Pontianak, Indonesia Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Pontianak, Indonesia metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Pontianak in 2019 is 656,000, a 1.86% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Pontianak in 2018 was 644,000, a 1.9% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Pontianak in 2017 was 632,000, a 1.77% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Pontianak in 2016 was 621,000, a 1.97% 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
Pontianak - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 656,000 1.86%
2018 644,000 1.90%
2017 632,000 1.77%
2016 621,000 1.97%
2015 609,000 1.84%
2014 598,000 1.70%
2013 588,000 1.91%
2012 577,000 1.76%
2011 567,000 1.98%
2010 556,000 1.65%
2009 547,000 1.48%
2008 539,000 1.70%
2007 530,000 1.73%
2006 521,000 1.56%
2005 513,000 1.58%
2004 505,000 1.61%
2003 497,000 1.64%
2002 489,000 1.66%
2001 481,000 1.69%
2000 473,000 1.72%
1999 465,000 1.75%
1998 457,000 2.01%
1997 448,000 1.82%
1996 440,000 1.85%
1995 432,000 1.65%
1994 425,000 1.92%
1993 417,000 1.71%
1992 410,000 1.99%
1991 402,000 2.03%
1990 394,000 2.60%
1989 384,000 2.67%
1988 374,000 2.75%
1987 364,000 2.82%
1986 354,000 2.61%
1985 345,000 2.68%
1984 336,000 2.75%
1983 327,000 2.51%
1982 319,000 2.90%
1981 310,000 2.99%
1980 301,000 3.79%
1979 290,000 3.57%
1978 280,000 4.09%
1977 269,000 3.46%
1976 260,000 4.00%
1975 250,000 3.73%
1974 241,000 3.88%
1973 232,000 3.57%
1972 224,000 3.70%
1971 216,000 3.85%
1970 208,000 4.00%
1969 200,000 3.63%
1968 193,000 3.76%
1967 186,000 3.91%
1966 179,000 4.07%
1965 172,000 3.61%
1964 166,000 3.75%
1963 160,000 3.90%
1962 154,000 4.05%
1961 148,000 3.50%
1960 143,000 4.38%
1959 137,000 3.79%
1958 132,000 3.94%
1957 127,000 4.10%
1956 122,000 3.39%
1955 118,000 4.42%
1954 113,000 3.67%
1953 109,000 3.81%
1952 105,000 3.96%
1951 101,000 4.12%
1950 97,000 0.00%