Semarang, Indonesia Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Semarang, Indonesia metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Semarang in 2019 is 1,833,000, a 1.83% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Semarang in 2018 was 1,800,000, a 1.81% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Semarang in 2017 was 1,768,000, a 1.78% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Semarang in 2016 was 1,737,000, a 1.82% 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
Semarang - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,833,000 1.83%
2018 1,800,000 1.81%
2017 1,768,000 1.78%
2016 1,737,000 1.82%
2015 1,706,000 1.79%
2014 1,676,000 1.82%
2013 1,646,000 1.79%
2012 1,617,000 1.76%
2011 1,589,000 1.79%
2010 1,561,000 1.04%
2009 1,545,000 0.91%
2008 1,531,000 0.86%
2007 1,518,000 0.93%
2006 1,504,000 0.87%
2005 1,491,000 0.88%
2004 1,478,000 0.89%
2003 1,465,000 0.83%
2002 1,453,000 0.90%
2001 1,440,000 0.91%
2000 1,427,000 1.35%
1999 1,408,000 1.37%
1998 1,389,000 1.39%
1997 1,370,000 1.41%
1996 1,351,000 1.35%
1995 1,333,000 1.37%
1994 1,315,000 1.39%
1993 1,297,000 1.33%
1992 1,280,000 1.43%
1991 1,262,000 1.53%
1990 1,243,000 2.05%
1989 1,218,000 1.92%
1988 1,195,000 2.05%
1987 1,171,000 2.00%
1986 1,148,000 1.95%
1985 1,126,000 1.99%
1984 1,104,000 2.03%
1983 1,082,000 1.98%
1982 1,061,000 2.02%
1981 1,040,000 3.07%
1980 1,009,000 5.21%
1979 959,000 5.15%
1978 912,000 5.19%
1977 867,000 5.22%
1976 824,000 5.24%
1975 783,000 5.24%
1974 744,000 5.23%
1973 707,000 5.21%
1972 672,000 4.51%
1971 643,000 2.55%
1970 627,000 2.62%
1969 611,000 2.52%
1968 596,000 2.58%
1967 581,000 2.65%
1966 566,000 2.54%
1965 552,000 2.60%
1964 538,000 2.48%
1963 525,000 2.54%
1962 512,000 2.61%
1961 499,000 2.89%
1960 485,000 2.54%
1959 473,000 2.83%
1958 460,000 2.68%
1957 448,000 2.75%
1956 436,000 2.83%
1955 424,000 2.66%
1954 413,000 2.74%
1953 402,000 2.55%
1952 392,000 2.89%
1951 381,000 2.70%
1950 371,000 0.00%