Bandar Abbas, 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 Bandar Abbas, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bandar Abbas in 2020 is 607,000, a 3.76% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bandar Abbas in 2019 was 585,000, a 3.72% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bandar Abbas in 2018 was 564,000, a 4.06% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bandar Abbas in 2017 was 542,000, a 3.83% 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
Bandar Abbas - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 607,000 3.76%
2019 585,000 3.72%
2018 564,000 4.06%
2017 542,000 3.83%
2016 522,000 3.98%
2015 502,000 3.93%
2014 483,000 3.87%
2013 465,000 4.03%
2012 447,000 3.47%
2011 432,000 2.86%
2010 420,000 2.69%
2009 409,000 3.02%
2008 397,000 2.85%
2007 386,000 2.93%
2006 375,000 3.31%
2005 363,000 3.13%
2004 352,000 3.23%
2003 341,000 3.33%
2002 330,000 3.45%
2001 319,000 3.24%
2000 309,000 3.34%
1999 299,000 3.10%
1998 290,000 3.57%
1997 280,000 2.94%
1996 272,000 1.87%
1995 267,000 1.91%
1994 262,000 1.55%
1993 258,000 1.98%
1992 253,000 2.43%
1991 247,000 4.22%
1990 237,000 4.41%
1989 227,000 4.61%
1988 217,000 4.33%
1987 208,000 5.05%
1986 198,000 8.79%
1985 182,000 8.98%
1984 167,000 8.44%
1983 154,000 9.22%
1982 141,000 8.46%
1981 130,000 9.24%
1980 119,000 8.18%
1979 110,000 8.91%
1978 101,000 8.60%
1977 93,000 9.41%
1976 85,000 10.39%
1975 77,000 8.45%
1974 71,000 10.94%
1973 64,000 8.47%
1972 59,000 11.32%
1971 53,000 8.16%
1970 49,000 11.36%
1969 44,000 10.00%
1968 40,000 8.11%
1967 37,000 8.82%
1966 34,000 6.25%
1965 32,000 6.67%
1964 30,000 7.14%
1963 28,000 7.69%
1962 26,000 8.33%
1961 24,000 4.35%
1960 23,000 9.52%
1959 21,000 5.00%
1958 20,000 11.11%
1957 18,000 5.88%
1956 17,000 6.25%
1955 16,000 6.67%
1954 15,000 7.14%
1953 14,000 7.69%
1952 13,000 8.33%
1951 12,000 0.00%
1950 12,000 0.00%