Kermanshah, 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 Kermanshah, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Kermanshah in 2020 is 1,026,000, a 2.09% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kermanshah in 2019 was 1,005,000, a 2.24% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Kermanshah in 2018 was 983,000, a 2.18% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Kermanshah in 2017 was 962,000, a 2.12% 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
Kermanshah - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,026,000 2.09%
2019 1,005,000 2.24%
2018 983,000 2.18%
2017 962,000 2.12%
2016 942,000 2.17%
2015 922,000 2.22%
2014 902,000 2.15%
2013 883,000 2.20%
2012 864,000 1.89%
2011 848,000 1.44%
2010 836,000 1.33%
2009 825,000 1.48%
2008 813,000 1.37%
2007 802,000 1.39%
2006 791,000 1.28%
2005 781,000 1.43%
2004 770,000 1.32%
2003 760,000 1.47%
2002 749,000 1.35%
2001 739,000 1.37%
2000 729,000 1.39%
1999 719,000 1.27%
1998 710,000 1.43%
1997 700,000 1.60%
1996 689,000 2.07%
1995 675,000 2.12%
1994 661,000 2.16%
1993 647,000 2.05%
1992 634,000 2.09%
1991 621,000 2.14%
1990 608,000 2.18%
1989 595,000 2.23%
1988 582,000 2.11%
1987 570,000 3.26%
1986 552,000 6.77%
1985 517,000 7.04%
1984 483,000 6.86%
1983 452,000 6.86%
1982 423,000 6.82%
1981 396,000 7.03%
1980 370,000 6.94%
1979 346,000 6.79%
1978 324,000 6.93%
1977 303,000 5.94%
1976 286,000 4.38%
1975 274,000 4.58%
1974 262,000 4.38%
1973 251,000 4.58%
1972 240,000 4.35%
1971 230,000 4.55%
1970 220,000 4.27%
1969 211,000 4.46%
1968 202,000 4.66%
1967 193,000 4.32%
1966 185,000 3.93%
1965 178,000 4.09%
1964 171,000 4.27%
1963 164,000 3.80%
1962 158,000 4.64%
1961 151,000 4.14%
1960 145,000 3.57%
1959 140,000 4.48%
1958 134,000 3.88%
1957 129,000 4.03%
1956 124,000 4.20%
1955 119,000 4.39%
1954 114,000 3.64%
1953 110,000 4.76%
1952 105,000 3.96%
1951 101,000 4.12%
1950 97,000 0.00%