Rasht, Iran Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Rasht, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Rasht in 2019 is 704,000, a 1.29% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Rasht in 2018 was 695,000, a 1.31% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Rasht in 2017 was 686,000, a 1.18% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Rasht in 2016 was 678,000, a 1.19% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iran
City Name Population
Tehran 9,014,000
Mashhad 3,152,000
Esfahan 2,086,000
Shiraz 1,628,000
Tabriz 1,596,000
Karaj 1,581,000
Qom 1,265,000
Ahvaz 1,228,000
Kermanshah 1,005,000
Orumiyeh 778,000
Rasht 704,000
Zahedan 604,000
Bandar Abbas 585,000
Hamadan 571,000
Ardabil 558,000
Yazd 556,000
Arak 543,000
Kerman 540,000
Eslamshahr 485,000
Zanjan 458,000
Sanandaj 436,000
Qazvin 415,000
Khorramabad 388,000
Gorgan 363,000
Shahriyar 349,000
Qods 325,000
Kashan 322,000
Sari 318,000
Rasht - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 704,000 1.29%
2018 695,000 1.31%
2017 686,000 1.18%
2016 678,000 1.19%
2015 670,000 1.21%
2014 662,000 1.38%
2013 653,000 1.24%
2012 645,000 1.74%
2011 634,000 2.76%
2010 617,000 2.83%
2009 600,000 2.74%
2008 584,000 2.82%
2007 568,000 2.90%
2006 552,000 2.79%
2005 537,000 3.07%
2004 521,000 2.76%
2003 507,000 3.05%
2002 492,000 2.71%
2001 479,000 3.01%
2000 465,000 2.88%
1999 452,000 2.96%
1998 439,000 2.81%
1997 427,000 3.39%
1996 413,000 4.03%
1995 397,000 4.20%
1994 381,000 4.10%
1993 366,000 4.27%
1992 351,000 3.85%
1991 338,000 3.36%
1990 327,000 3.15%
1989 317,000 2.92%
1988 308,000 3.36%
1987 298,000 3.47%
1986 288,000 4.35%
1985 276,000 4.55%
1984 264,000 4.35%
1983 253,000 4.55%
1982 242,000 4.76%
1981 231,000 4.05%
1980 222,000 4.72%
1979 212,000 4.43%
1978 203,000 4.64%
1977 194,000 3.74%
1976 187,000 2.75%
1975 182,000 2.82%
1974 177,000 2.91%
1973 172,000 2.38%
1972 168,000 3.07%
1971 163,000 2.52%
1970 159,000 3.25%
1969 154,000 2.67%
1968 150,000 2.74%
1967 146,000 2.82%
1966 142,000 2.90%
1965 138,000 2.22%
1964 135,000 3.05%
1963 131,000 2.34%
1962 128,000 3.23%
1961 124,000 2.48%
1960 121,000 2.54%
1959 118,000 3.51%
1958 114,000 2.70%
1957 111,000 2.78%
1956 108,000 1.89%
1955 106,000 2.91%
1954 103,000 3.00%
1953 100,000 3.09%
1952 97,000 2.11%
1951 95,000 3.26%
1950 92,000 0.00%