Shiraz, Iran Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Shiraz, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Shiraz in 2022 is 1,699,000, a 1.43% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Shiraz in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iran
City Name Population
Tehran 9,382,000
Mashhad 3,318,000
Esfahan 2,219,000
Shiraz 1,699,000
Tabriz 1,644,000
Karaj 1,587,000
Qom 1,333,000
Ahvaz 1,278,000
Kermanshah 1,066,000
Orumiyeh 823,000
Rasht 731,000
Bandar Abbas 646,000
Zahedan 623,000
Hamadan 592,000
Ardabil 588,000
Yazd 584,000
Arak 567,000
Kerman 547,000
Eslamshahr 523,000
Zanjan 486,000
Sanandaj 461,000
Qazvin 430,000
Khorramabad 405,000
Shahriyar 390,000
Gorgan 378,000
Qods 342,000
Kashan 341,000
Sari 328,000
Shiraz - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 1,699,000 1.43%
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%