Shiraz, Iran Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Shiraz, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Shiraz in 2021 is 1,675,000, a 1.45% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Shiraz in 2020 was 1,651,000, a 1.41% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Shiraz in 2019 was 1,628,000, a 1.43% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Shiraz in 2018 was 1,605,000, a 1.39% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iran
City Name Population
Tehran 9,259,000
Mashhad 3,264,000
Esfahan 2,177,000
Shiraz 1,675,000
Tabriz 1,627,000
Karaj 1,582,000
Qom 1,311,000
Ahvaz 1,261,000
Kermanshah 1,047,000
Orumiyeh 808,000
Rasht 722,000
Bandar Abbas 627,000
Zahedan 617,000
Hamadan 585,000
Ardabil 578,000
Yazd 575,000
Arak 559,000
Kerman 544,000
Eslamshahr 511,000
Zanjan 477,000
Sanandaj 453,000
Qazvin 425,000
Khorramabad 400,000
Shahriyar 378,000
Gorgan 373,000
Qods 337,000
Kashan 335,000
Sari 324,000
Shiraz - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,675,000 1.45%
2020 1,651,000 1.41%
2019 1,628,000 1.43%
2018 1,605,000 1.39%
2017 1,583,000 1.47%
2016 1,560,000 1.36%
2015 1,539,000 1.45%
2014 1,517,000 1.40%
2013 1,496,000 1.42%
2012 1,475,000 2.08%
2011 1,445,000 3.58%
2010 1,395,000 3.56%
2009 1,347,000 3.54%
2008 1,301,000 3.50%
2007 1,257,000 2.95%
2006 1,221,000 1.50%
2005 1,203,000 1.52%
2004 1,185,000 1.54%
2003 1,167,000 1.57%
2002 1,149,000 1.50%
2001 1,132,000 1.52%
2000 1,115,000 1.55%
1999 1,098,000 1.57%
1998 1,081,000 1.50%
1997 1,065,000 1.62%
1996 1,048,000 1.75%
1995 1,030,000 1.78%
1994 1,012,000 1.71%
1993 995,000 1.74%
1992 978,000 1.98%
1991 959,000 2.57%
1990 935,000 2.63%
1989 911,000 2.59%
1988 888,000 2.66%
1987 865,000 3.59%
1986 835,000 7.19%
1985 779,000 7.30%
1984 726,000 7.24%
1983 677,000 7.29%
1982 631,000 7.13%
1981 589,000 7.29%
1980 549,000 7.23%
1979 512,000 7.34%
1978 477,000 7.19%
1977 445,000 6.21%
1976 419,000 4.75%
1975 400,000 4.71%
1974 382,000 4.66%
1973 365,000 4.58%
1972 349,000 4.80%
1971 333,000 4.39%
1970 319,000 4.93%
1969 304,000 4.47%
1968 291,000 4.68%
1967 278,000 4.91%
1966 265,000 4.33%
1965 254,000 4.96%
1964 242,000 4.76%
1963 231,000 4.52%
1962 221,000 4.74%
1961 211,000 4.46%
1960 202,000 4.66%
1959 193,000 4.89%
1958 184,000 4.55%
1957 176,000 4.76%
1956 168,000 5.00%
1955 160,000 4.58%
1954 153,000 4.79%
1953 146,000 4.29%
1952 140,000 4.48%
1951 134,000 4.69%
1950 128,000 0.00%