Surabaya, Indonesia Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Surabaya, Indonesia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Surabaya in 2020 is 2,944,000, a 0.75% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Surabaya in 2019 was 2,922,000, a 0.65% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Surabaya in 2018 was 2,903,000, a 0.62% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Surabaya in 2017 was 2,885,000, a 0.59% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Indonesia
City Name Population
Jakarta 10,770,000
Bekasi 3,394,000
Surabaya 2,944,000
Depok 2,727,000
Bandung 2,580,000
Tangerang 2,339,000
Medan 2,338,000
Semarang 1,866,000
Palembang 1,723,000
Ujung Pandang 1,584,000
Batam 1,546,000
Pekan Baru 1,205,000
Bogor 1,160,000
Bandar Lampung 1,092,000
Tasikmalaya 1,056,000
Samarinda 1,010,000
Denpasar 987,000
Padang 980,000
Malang 887,000
Banjarmasin 732,000
Balikpapan 682,000
Pontianak 668,000
Jambi 626,000
Surakarta 527,000
Ambon 513,000
Mataram 505,000
Manado 443,000
Yogyakarta 440,000
Bengkulu 401,000
Sukabumi 340,000
Cirebon 320,000
Jayapura 314,000
Pekalongan 313,000
Surabaya - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,944,000 0.75%
2019 2,922,000 0.65%
2018 2,903,000 0.62%
2017 2,885,000 0.59%
2016 2,868,000 0.60%
2015 2,851,000 0.56%
2014 2,835,000 0.60%
2013 2,818,000 0.61%
2012 2,801,000 0.57%
2011 2,785,000 0.61%
2010 2,768,000 0.58%
2009 2,752,000 0.58%
2008 2,736,000 0.59%
2007 2,720,000 0.59%
2006 2,704,000 0.60%
2005 2,688,000 0.60%
2004 2,672,000 0.56%
2003 2,657,000 0.61%
2002 2,641,000 0.57%
2001 2,626,000 0.57%
2000 2,611,000 0.54%
1999 2,597,000 0.50%
1998 2,584,000 0.51%
1997 2,571,000 0.55%
1996 2,557,000 0.51%
1995 2,544,000 0.51%
1994 2,531,000 0.52%
1993 2,518,000 0.52%
1992 2,505,000 0.52%
1991 2,492,000 1.01%
1990 2,467,000 2.03%
1989 2,418,000 2.07%
1988 2,369,000 2.07%
1987 2,321,000 2.02%
1986 2,275,000 2.06%
1985 2,229,000 2.06%
1984 2,184,000 2.01%
1983 2,141,000 2.05%
1982 2,098,000 2.09%
1981 2,055,000 2.34%
1980 2,008,000 2.92%
1979 1,951,000 2.96%
1978 1,895,000 2.99%
1977 1,840,000 2.91%
1976 1,788,000 3.00%
1975 1,736,000 2.90%
1974 1,687,000 2.99%
1973 1,638,000 2.95%
1972 1,591,000 3.31%
1971 1,540,000 4.48%
1970 1,474,000 4.46%
1969 1,411,000 4.44%
1968 1,351,000 4.57%
1967 1,292,000 4.45%
1966 1,237,000 4.48%
1965 1,184,000 4.50%
1964 1,133,000 4.52%
1963 1,084,000 4.43%
1962 1,038,000 4.22%
1961 996,000 3.53%
1960 962,000 3.55%
1959 929,000 3.57%
1958 897,000 3.46%
1957 867,000 3.58%
1956 837,000 3.59%
1955 808,000 3.46%
1954 781,000 3.58%
1953 754,000 3.57%
1952 728,000 3.56%
1951 703,000 3.53%
1950 679,000 0.00%