Qom, 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 Qom, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Qom in 2020 is 1,288,000, a 1.82% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Qom in 2019 was 1,265,000, a 1.93% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Qom in 2018 was 1,241,000, a 1.89% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Qom in 2017 was 1,218,000, a 1.84% 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
Qom - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,288,000 1.82%
2019 1,265,000 1.93%
2018 1,241,000 1.89%
2017 1,218,000 1.84%
2016 1,196,000 1.87%
2015 1,174,000 1.91%
2014 1,152,000 1.86%
2013 1,131,000 1.89%
2012 1,110,000 2.12%
2011 1,087,000 2.55%
2010 1,060,000 2.61%
2009 1,033,000 2.58%
2008 1,007,000 2.65%
2007 981,000 2.40%
2006 958,000 2.13%
2005 938,000 2.18%
2004 918,000 2.23%
2003 898,000 2.16%
2002 879,000 2.09%
2001 861,000 2.14%
2000 843,000 2.18%
1999 825,000 2.23%
1998 807,000 2.15%
1997 790,000 2.20%
1996 773,000 2.79%
1995 752,000 2.59%
1994 733,000 2.66%
1993 714,000 2.73%
1992 695,000 3.12%
1991 674,000 4.66%
1990 644,000 4.72%
1989 615,000 4.59%
1988 588,000 4.63%
1987 562,000 5.44%
1986 533,000 8.33%
1985 492,000 8.13%
1984 455,000 8.33%
1983 420,000 8.25%
1982 388,000 8.38%
1981 358,000 8.48%
1980 330,000 8.20%
1979 305,000 8.16%
1978 282,000 8.46%
1977 260,000 7.44%
1976 242,000 6.61%
1975 227,000 6.07%
1974 214,000 6.47%
1973 201,000 6.35%
1972 189,000 6.18%
1971 178,000 5.95%
1970 168,000 6.33%
1969 158,000 6.76%
1968 148,000 5.71%
1967 140,000 5.26%
1966 133,000 3.10%
1965 129,000 3.20%
1964 125,000 3.31%
1963 121,000 2.54%
1962 118,000 3.51%
1961 114,000 2.70%
1960 111,000 2.78%
1959 108,000 2.86%
1958 105,000 3.96%
1957 101,000 3.06%
1956 98,000 2.08%
1955 96,000 3.23%
1954 93,000 3.33%
1953 90,000 3.45%
1952 87,000 2.35%
1951 85,000 3.66%
1950 82,000 0.00%