Rasht, Iran Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Rasht, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Rasht in 2020 is 713,000, a 1.28% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Rasht in 2019 was 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.
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
Rasht - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 713,000 1.28%
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%