Shiraz, Iran Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Shiraz, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Shiraz in 2019 is 1,628,000, a 1.43% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Shiraz in 2018 was 1,605,000, a 1.39% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Shiraz in 2017 was 1,583,000, a 1.47% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Shiraz in 2016 was 1,560,000, a 1.36% 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
Shiraz - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%