Tabriz, Iran Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tabriz, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tabriz in 2020 is 1,611,000, a 0.94% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tabriz in 2019 was 1,596,000, a 0.88% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Tabriz in 2018 was 1,582,000, a 0.83% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tabriz in 2017 was 1,569,000, a 0.84% 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
Tabriz - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,611,000 0.94%
2019 1,596,000 0.88%
2018 1,582,000 0.83%
2017 1,569,000 0.84%
2016 1,556,000 0.91%
2015 1,542,000 0.85%
2014 1,529,000 0.79%
2013 1,517,000 0.86%
2012 1,504,000 1.01%
2011 1,489,000 1.36%
2010 1,469,000 1.38%
2009 1,449,000 1.33%
2008 1,430,000 1.35%
2007 1,411,000 1.44%
2006 1,391,000 1.61%
2005 1,369,000 1.63%
2004 1,347,000 1.58%
2003 1,326,000 1.61%
2002 1,305,000 1.64%
2001 1,284,000 1.58%
2000 1,264,000 1.61%
1999 1,244,000 1.55%
1998 1,225,000 1.66%
1997 1,205,000 1.60%
1996 1,186,000 1.80%
1995 1,165,000 1.84%
1994 1,144,000 1.78%
1993 1,124,000 1.81%
1992 1,104,000 1.94%
1991 1,083,000 2.36%
1990 1,058,000 2.22%
1989 1,035,000 2.37%
1988 1,011,000 2.22%
1987 989,000 2.91%
1986 961,000 5.03%
1985 915,000 5.05%
1984 871,000 5.07%
1983 829,000 5.07%
1982 789,000 5.06%
1981 751,000 5.03%
1980 715,000 4.99%
1979 681,000 5.09%
1978 648,000 5.02%
1977 617,000 4.75%
1976 589,000 3.88%
1975 567,000 4.04%
1974 545,000 4.01%
1973 524,000 3.97%
1972 504,000 4.13%
1971 484,000 3.86%
1970 466,000 4.02%
1969 448,000 4.19%
1968 430,000 3.86%
1967 414,000 3.76%
1966 399,000 3.37%
1965 386,000 3.49%
1964 373,000 3.32%
1963 361,000 3.44%
1962 349,000 3.25%
1961 338,000 3.36%
1960 327,000 3.48%
1959 316,000 3.27%
1958 306,000 3.38%
1957 296,000 3.14%
1956 287,000 3.61%
1955 277,000 3.36%
1954 268,000 3.08%
1953 260,000 3.59%
1952 251,000 3.29%
1951 243,000 3.40%
1950 235,000 0.00%