Arak, Iran 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 Arak, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Arak in 2020 is 551,000, a 1.47% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Arak in 2019 was 543,000, a 1.5% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Arak in 2018 was 535,000, a 1.52% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Arak in 2017 was 527,000, a 1.54% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iran
City Name Population
Tehran 9,135,000
Mashhad 3,208,000
Esfahan 2,132,000
Shiraz 1,651,000
Tabriz 1,611,000
Karaj 1,580,000
Qom 1,288,000
Ahvaz 1,244,000
Kermanshah 1,026,000
Orumiyeh 793,000
Rasht 713,000
Zahedan 610,000
Bandar Abbas 607,000
Hamadan 578,000
Ardabil 568,000
Yazd 565,000
Arak 551,000
Kerman 541,000
Eslamshahr 498,000
Zanjan 467,000
Sanandaj 445,000
Qazvin 420,000
Khorramabad 394,000
Gorgan 368,000
Shahriyar 364,000
Qods 331,000
Kashan 329,000
Sari 321,000
Arak - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 551,000 1.47%
2019 543,000 1.50%
2018 535,000 1.52%
2017 527,000 1.54%
2016 519,000 1.57%
2015 511,000 1.39%
2014 504,000 1.61%
2013 496,000 1.43%
2012 489,000 1.45%
2011 482,000 1.69%
2010 474,000 1.72%
2009 466,000 1.53%
2008 459,000 1.55%
2007 452,000 1.80%
2006 444,000 1.60%
2005 437,000 1.39%
2004 431,000 1.65%
2003 424,000 1.68%
2002 417,000 1.46%
2001 411,000 1.73%
2000 404,000 1.51%
1999 398,000 1.79%
1998 391,000 1.56%
1997 385,000 1.85%
1996 378,000 2.72%
1995 368,000 2.79%
1994 358,000 2.87%
1993 348,000 2.96%
1992 338,000 3.05%
1991 328,000 4.46%
1990 314,000 4.67%
1989 300,000 4.53%
1988 287,000 4.36%
1987 275,000 5.77%
1986 260,000 8.33%
1985 240,000 8.60%
1984 221,000 8.87%
1983 203,000 8.56%
1982 187,000 8.72%
1981 172,000 8.86%
1980 158,000 8.97%
1979 145,000 8.21%
1978 134,000 8.94%
1977 123,000 6.96%
1976 115,000 5.50%
1975 109,000 4.81%
1974 104,000 5.05%
1973 99,000 4.21%
1972 95,000 5.56%
1971 90,000 4.65%
1970 86,000 4.88%
1969 82,000 5.13%
1968 78,000 5.41%
1967 74,000 4.23%
1966 71,000 1.43%
1965 70,000 1.45%
1964 69,000 2.99%
1963 67,000 1.52%
1962 66,000 1.54%
1961 65,000 3.17%
1960 63,000 1.61%
1959 62,000 1.64%
1958 61,000 1.67%
1957 60,000 1.69%
1956 59,000 3.51%
1955 57,000 1.79%
1954 56,000 1.82%
1953 55,000 1.85%
1952 54,000 1.89%
1951 53,000 1.92%
1950 52,000 0.00%