Ardabil, Iran Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ardabil, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ardabil in 2022 is 588,000, a 1.73% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Ardabil in 2021 was 578,000, a 1.76% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Ardabil in 2020 was 568,000, a 1.79% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ardabil in 2019 was 558,000, a 2.01% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iran
City Name Population
Tehran 9,382,000
Mashhad 3,318,000
Esfahan 2,219,000
Shiraz 1,699,000
Tabriz 1,644,000
Karaj 1,587,000
Qom 1,333,000
Ahvaz 1,278,000
Kermanshah 1,066,000
Orumiyeh 823,000
Rasht 731,000
Bandar Abbas 646,000
Zahedan 623,000
Hamadan 592,000
Ardabil 588,000
Yazd 584,000
Arak 567,000
Kerman 547,000
Eslamshahr 523,000
Zanjan 486,000
Sanandaj 461,000
Qazvin 430,000
Khorramabad 405,000
Shahriyar 390,000
Gorgan 378,000
Qods 342,000
Kashan 341,000
Sari 328,000
Ardabil - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 588,000 1.73%
2021 578,000 1.76%
2020 568,000 1.79%
2019 558,000 2.01%
2018 547,000 1.86%
2017 537,000 1.90%
2016 527,000 1.93%
2015 517,000 1.77%
2014 508,000 2.01%
2013 498,000 1.84%
2012 489,000 2.30%
2011 478,000 2.80%
2010 465,000 2.88%
2009 452,000 2.96%
2008 439,000 3.05%
2007 426,000 2.65%
2006 415,000 1.97%
2005 407,000 2.01%
2004 399,000 2.05%
2003 391,000 2.09%
2002 383,000 2.13%
2001 375,000 1.90%
2000 368,000 2.22%
1999 360,000 1.98%
1998 353,000 2.02%
1997 346,000 2.06%
1996 339,000 1.80%
1995 333,000 1.83%
1994 327,000 1.87%
1993 321,000 1.90%
1992 315,000 1.94%
1991 309,000 1.64%
1990 304,000 2.01%
1989 298,000 2.05%
1988 292,000 2.10%
1987 286,000 2.88%
1986 278,000 6.92%
1985 260,000 6.56%
1984 244,000 7.02%
1983 228,000 6.54%
1982 214,000 7.00%
1981 200,000 6.38%
1980 188,000 6.82%
1979 176,000 6.67%
1978 165,000 7.14%
1977 154,000 6.21%
1976 145,000 5.84%
1975 137,000 6.20%
1974 129,000 5.74%
1973 122,000 6.09%
1972 115,000 5.50%
1971 109,000 5.83%
1970 103,000 6.19%
1969 97,000 5.43%
1968 92,000 5.75%
1967 87,000 4.82%
1966 83,000 2.47%
1965 81,000 2.53%
1964 79,000 2.60%
1963 77,000 2.67%
1962 75,000 2.74%
1961 73,000 1.39%
1960 72,000 2.86%
1959 70,000 2.94%
1958 68,000 1.49%
1957 67,000 3.08%
1956 65,000 1.56%
1955 64,000 3.23%
1954 62,000 1.64%
1953 61,000 3.39%
1952 59,000 1.72%
1951 58,000 3.57%
1950 56,000 0.00%