Surabaya, Indonesia Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Surabaya, Indonesia metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Surabaya in 2021 is 2,972,000, a 0.95% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Surabaya in 2020 was 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.
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
Surabaya - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 2,972,000 0.95%
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%